Judkins, Heather

Dr. Heather Judkins is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP). She received a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island, Master’s degree in Science Education from Nova Southeastern University and her PhD in Biological Oceanography from the University of South Florida.

Heather’s research focuses on understanding the evolution, ecology, and biogeography of cephalopods with a main focus currently in the Wider Caribbean. She was one of the principal investigators involved with Gulf of Mexico oil spill impact studies and research.

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