Fellow spotlight: James Currie

Man smiling on boat holding large piece of kelp. Buoy in water behind him.

James Currie is an Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow working with NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Alaska Region Aquaculture Program in Juneau. James works with Alicia Bishop, the aquaculture…

Read More

Fellow spotlight: Karen Grosskreutz

Woman with hood up in the rain smiling. In background are coastal rocks and water.

Karen Grosskreutz is an Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow working with the cross-Pacific Indigenous Aquaculture Collaborative Network (IAC). Grosskreutz is helping support Indigenous knowledge-holders and culture-bearers to connect with members…

Read More

Fellow spotlight: Clay McKean

Man with beard and glasses standing in front of an ocean view

Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow Clay McKean is working with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) as a Fishery Analyst. When he applied, he  hoped to use the fellowship…

Read More

Fellow spotlight: Juliana Cornett

Woman smiling with a hat and rain gear on. Water and rocky beach and green shrubbery in background.

Juliana Cornett is working at the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) in Juneau, Alaska, for her Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship. She supports research projects related to Alaska mariculture—the…

Read More

Fellow Spotlight: Sean Kelly

Man with slight beard wearing ball camp and blue shirt smiling and standing on the green Alaskan landscape. Spruce trees and a hill are in background.

Sean Kelly saw the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship as a chance to expand his network, learn from seasoned professionals, and increase community resilience and well-being. Sean said, “this fellowship…

Read More

Fellow Spotlight: Robin McKnight

Woman with blonde hair wearing sweater, darker rimmed glasses and dark winter hat standing on boat overlooking a mountain and a tide water glacier.

Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow Robin McKnight is working this year with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF). Her fellowship focuses on supporting shellfish and seaweed mariculture development, an area…

Read More