Erika Senyk

Former CSU Monterey Bay MARINE Student Liaison

Specialties: Ocean Education

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Erika Senyk is from Shoreview, Minnesota, where she graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Biology. While at the University, Erika worked with a couple faculty members to help establish the first Marine Biology minor and club on campus. Erika is currently a graduate student in the Applied Marine and Watershed Science program at California State University Monterey Bay aiming to receive her M.S. in Applied Marine Science during the spring of 2017. She has always been passionate about marine conservation, but is particularly interested in the protection of coral reef habitats from anthropogenic impacts. Erika is currently interning with Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, researching how seabird, shorebird, and marine mammal populations are impacted by anthropogenic activities within the reserve. In her free time, Erika enjoys playing music, tennis, and spending as much time in the ocean as possible!