Cassie Wilson graduated from the University of Delaware in 2018 with a B.S. in marine biology and in 2020 received her M.A. in marine affairs from the University of Rhode Island. For her master’s thesis project, she researched the drivers of coral restoration efforts in Florida. Cassie aims to use her background in natural and social science to advance ocean science and policy and promote holistic management of the ocean and coastal environments. Outside of work, Cassie enjoys snowboarding, surfing, scuba diving, reading, baking chocolate desserts, and traveling everywhere.