Amalia Harrington joined the Maine Sea Grant team as a Marine Extension Associate in March 2020. As the Northeast Regional Lobster Extension Project Coordinator, her work focuses on increasing the American lobster industry’s resilience to the biological, economic, and social impacts of ecosystem change in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank. Through a collaborative approach with industry members, resource managers, researchers, and fishing communities, this Extension Program strives to ensure that all stakeholders across the northeast region benefit from and contribute to research products and cross-sector connections.
B.A., Marine Science, University of San Diego, 2010
M.S., Biology, San Diego State University, 2014
Ph.D., Marine Biology, University of Maine, 2019