meet the team

REEFS

Antonio Allegretti
Antonio Allegretti
Research Fellow
Antonio is a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster Environment Centre and a member of the REEFS group working with Christina Hicks for the...
Eddie Allison
Eddie Allison
Honorary Professor
Eddie is an interdisciplinary researcher with a background in marine biology, fisheries science and international development studies and...
Emma Awuku-Sowah
Emma Awuku-Sowah
PhD Student
Emma is a transdisciplinary researcher working on connections between ecosystem interventions and public health. After completing a BSc in...
Casey Benkwitt
Casey Benkwitt
Research Fellow
Casey has been a postdoc with the REEFS group since March 2017. She earned her B.A. in Environmental Studies and Sociology from Bowdoin College...
James Boon
James Boon
PhD Student
James is an ENVISION DTP NERC funded PhD student based at the University of Nottingham, supervised by Dr Richard Field (University of Nottingham)...
Lisa Boström-Einarsson
Lisa Boström-Einarsson
Research Fellow
Lisa is a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster Environment Centre, working with Dr Sally Keith (starting in January 2020). After completing a...
Jens Christiansen
Jens Christiansen
PhD Student
Jens is a transdisciplinary social scientist and PhD Student at Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC). More specifically, his postgraduate studies...
Ruth Dunn
Ruth Dunn
Research Fellow
Ruth is a Senior Research Associate working on the effects of seabird nutrients on coral reef ecology alongside Nick Graham and Casey Benkwitt...
Gemma Fenwick
Gemma Fenwick
Lecturer
Gemma is a Lecturer in Lancaster Environment Centre. After graduating from the University of Essex with a degree in Marine and Freshwater Biology...
F. Javier González Barrios
F. Javier González Barrios
PhD Student
Javier is an ENVISION DTP NERC funded PhD student at Lancaster Environment Centre, supervised by Prof Nick Graham, Dr Sally Keith, Dr Gareth...
Nick Graham
Nick Graham
Professor
Nick is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and a Chair in Marine Ecology. Having completed his PhD at Newcastle University in the UK, he...
Mark Hamilton
Mark Hamilton
PhD Student
Mark is an ENVISION DTP funded PhD student at the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC). He completed his BSc Marine Biology and MRes Applied Marine...
Christina Hicks
Christina Hicks
Professor
Christina is an Environmental Social Scientist interested in the relationships individuals and societies form with nature; how these relationships...
David Jacoby
David Jacoby
Lecturer
David is a Lecturer in Zoology in the Lancaster Environment Centre. Prior to this, he completed his PhD at the University of Exeter before...
Laura-Li Jeannot
Laura-Li Jeannot
PhD Student
Laura-Li is an ENVISION DTP NERC funded PhD student at Lancaster Environment Centre, supervised by Prof Nick Graham, Dr Casey Benkwitt, Dr Gareth...
Rucha Karkarey
Rucha Karkarey
Royal Society Newton Fellow
Rucha is a Royal Society Newton – SERB International Fellow at the Lancaster Environment Centre, working with Dr Sally Keith. After...
Sally Keith
Sally Keith
Senior Lecturer
Sally is a Lecturer in Marine Biology in Lancaster Environment Centre and a member of the Data Science Institute at Lancaster University in the UK...
Tim Lamont
Tim Lamont
1851 Royal Commission Research Fellow
Tim is a marine biologist at Lancaster Environment Centre, with research interests in coral reef ecology and restoration. He aims to understand...
Eva Maire
Eva Maire
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Eva is a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the Lancaster Environment Centre. Eva completed a PhD at the interface between ecology and social...
Sarah Martin
Sarah Martin
Research Fellow
Sarah is a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster Environment Centre and a member of the REEFS group working with Nick Graham on the EU COMFORT...
Johnstone Omukoto Omuhaya
Johnstone Omukoto Omuhaya
PhD Student
Johnstone is an ERC ‘Hidden Hunger, Forgotten Food’ FAIRFISH project PhD student in Lancaster University’s Environment Centre, supervised by...
James Robinson
James Robinson
Leverhulme Research Fellow
James is a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster Environment Centre where he works on coral reef fisheries and climate change.James was first...
Catherine Sheppard
Catherine Sheppard
PhD Student
Catherine is an ENVISION DTP NERC funded PhD student based at Lancaster Environment Centre, supervised by Dr Sally Keith (Lancaster University)...
Sophie Standen
Sophie Standen
PhD Student
Sophie is an interdisciplinary social scientist and an EC funded ‘Hidden Hunger: Forgotten Food’ PhD student at Lancaster Environment...