Nicholas DeNezzo

Nicholas DeNezzo
Science Communication Fellow
University Affiliation: Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego
Staff, State Fellow / ndenezzo@ucsd.edu / (858) 246-5872

Nicholas DeNezzo earned a Master of Advanced Studies in marine biodiversity and conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where he researched human-shark interactions in Southern California and potential non-lethal mitigation methods for reducing threats to beach users. Nick also has a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science, specializing in Neuroscience, from the University of California, San Diego.

Prior to joining California Sea Grant, Nick worked as a mental health professional with underprivileged and foster youth, and as an animal care specialist in the rescue and rehabilitation of stranded marine mammals, sea birds, and turtles. He is also a visual artist focused on creative applications for communicating topics in science and conservation.

Nicholas DeNezzo earned a Master of Advanced Studies in marine biodiversity and conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where he researched human-shark interactions in Southern California and potential non-lethal mitigation methods for reducing threats to beach users. Nick also has a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science, specializing in Neuroscience, from the University of California, San Diego.

Prior to joining California Sea Grant, Nick worked as a mental health professional with underprivileged and foster youth, and as an animal care specialist in the rescue and rehabilitation of stranded marine mammals, sea birds, and turtles. He is also a visual artist focused on creative applications for communicating topics in science and conservation.

Nicholas DeNezzo
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