Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Education: Ph.D. in Zoology
Expeditions: Over 50 expeditions to the Red Sea, Australia, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Malaysia, China, Caribbean
Favorite Place to Be: Underwater in a coral sea or in the deep ocean in a submersible
Best Discoveries: Lemon sharks will push the right target to get a good food reward, and some fish can change sex in ten seconds.
Favorite Items in the Field: Other wonderful divers
Personal Heroes: William Beebe, American naturalist and scientist who bravely descended into the ocean in a Bathysphere in 1932
Hobbies: My work. I combine my family, friends, fish, and adventures
Advice: Follow your heart, and take as much math as you can.