Kristen Harmon

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Dr. Kristen Harmon graduated from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa in 2022 with a PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Management and a specialization in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology. Her PhD research focused on developing spatial and statistical models to assess environmental impacts on Hawaiian waterbird reproductive success and the role of Hawaiian Indigenous resource management in recovering Hawaiian waterbird populations. Kristen is now serving as a Project Coordinator in the Hawaii Wildlife Ecology Lab at UH Mānoa working on decision analyses projects that aim to optimize resource allocation strategies for the long-term persistence of natural resources in the Hawaiian Islands.