- M.S. Marine Resources Management - Texas A&M University at Galveston - In Progress
- B.A. Biology - Minors - Marine Science and English - Wittenberg University - 2008
Sarah's research interests include ecosystem-based management and human dimensions of fisheries management.
Sarah Norman is in her second year as a Master's candidate for the Marine Resources Management program at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG). Her thesis project consists of interviews with recreational anglers along the Central and Southern Texas coast to identify gaps in anglers' understanding about red snapper regulations and the science behind those regulations.
She is a Graduate Assistant - teaching for the Marine Sciences Department at TAMUG, and a Graduate Research Assistant - researcher for the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, working on a project involving repetitive food loss claims inside and outside the floodplain for Harris County, Texas.
In the Summer of 2010 she was a Marine Education Associate for Texas Sea Grant, working on ocean outreach in Galveston and the planning of the 2011 National Ocean Sciences Bowl. She is the 2010-2011 President for the Galveston Graduate Student Association. Sarah served as a Biological Field Station Assistant for The Ohio State University's F.T. Stone Laboratory in 2008 and as Assistant Lab Manager in 2009. She is from Independence, Ohio, where her passion for aquatic resources stemmed from fishing in Lake Erie with her family when she was young. Her interests include boating, fishing, camping, swimming, and traveling.
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