Perry Institute for Marine Science Staff

Exectutive Director
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Dr. Dahlgren is a marine ecologist who studies a wide rage of topics related to tropical marine ecosystems.

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Krista Danielle Sherman
Senior Scientist, Fishery Research and Conservation
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Dr. Krista Sherman is a marine scientist with more than a decade of research and conservation experience and is also the first Bahamian female with a PhD in the marine sciences.

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Director, Community Conservation Action Program
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Dr. Karlisa Callwood is a marine scientist and educator who is interested in establishing practices to enhance science education, particularly for persons from undeserved communities.

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Senior Scientist, Coral Reefs
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Dr. Valeria Pizarro is a biologist who studies the biology and ecology of corals and coral reefs. She started studying coral reefs in her natal Colombia at the island in San Andrés while doing her masters, where she focused on brain coral population dynamics.

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Training Director & Coordinator
Reef Rescue Network
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Hayley-Jo Carr is a PADI Course Director & marine conservationist who has taught a wide range of programs in a variety of countries.

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Communications Officer & Research Associate
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Lily Jane is a marine biologist, field work enthusiast, graphic designer and environmental journalist from Canada. She received her MSc from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia before working as a Coral Reef Research Associate at the Cape Eleuthera Institute for more than a year.

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Research Associate
Perry Institute for Marine Science
Cape Eleuthera Institute

Casey Harris  is based at the Cape Eleuthera Institute where she has joined The Bahamas Coral Innovation Hub project, which aims to upscale coral reef restoration.

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Research Associate
Perry Institute for Marine Science
Cape Eleuthera Institute

Natalia Hurtado (B.Sc, M.Sc.) is a marine biologist who grew up in Bogotá (Colombia), but home for her has always been tied to the sea.

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Research Associate
Perry Institute for Marine Science

Will Greene specializes in geographic information systems (GIS), coral reef photogeometry and 3D modeling.

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