Amanda Davis

NE CSC Graduate Fellow
M.S. Candidate

Consortium Institution: 

University of Massachusetts


Department of Environmental Conservation


B.S. Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, 2013


Founder and Director, Our Wicked Fish, Inc., Deerfield MA, 2015-Present
Research Assistant, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA 2016
Fisheries Technician, MA Division of Marine Fisheries, New Bedford, MA 2014-2015
Teaching Assistant for Oceanography, TIP Program at Duke University, Beaufort, NC 2013
Field Technician, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Beaufort, NC 2012

Research Interests: 

I am interested in researching, identifying, and communicating how New England’s coastal environments and resources are affected by climate change.  I will be looking into how environmental changes can impact the resilience of coastal fish, with a focus on anadromous river herring.  To investigate these interests I will be collecting current data from coastal areas and collaborating with several entities to compile and analyze previous datasets.


Massachusetts Wildlife Climate Action Tool


Davis JL, Currin CA, O’Brien C, Raffenburg C, Davis A (2015) Living Shorelines: Coastal Resilience with a Blue Carbon Benefit. PLoS ONE 10(11):e0142595. doi:10.1371.journal.pone.014259