Professor Emerita, Cornell University
Affiliate Faculty, University of Washington
Fellow, Ecological Society of America
Dr. Drew Harvell’s research on ocean outbreaks and hygiene subsidies of marine ecosystems has taken her from the reefs of Mexico, Indonesia, and Hawaii to the Pacific Northwest. Her award-winning book, Ocean Outbreak, details infectious epidemics in the ocean and solutions that benefit people and biodiversity. She is Professor Emerita of Cornell University, Fellow of the Ecological Society of America and awarded the Cornell SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Research, Seattle Aquarium Conservation Research Award, NW Yachting Magazine Outstanding Environmental Leadership Award, Prose Award (Ocean Outbreak), National Outdoor Book Award (A Sea of Glass). Follow her on twitter @DrewHarvell.