Amie West, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Scientist
Ph.D. Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas (2016)
M.S. Geology, University of South Florida (2012)
B.S. Geology, University of South Florida (2011)
Dr. Amie O. West is an Assistant Research Scientist working with HRI Chairs Dr. Jennifer Pollack and Dr. Michael Wetz. She earned her M.S. and B.S., in Geology at the University of South Florida. Her PhD in Environmental Dynamics was earned at the University of Arkansas where she focused on human perceptions of water in the environment and how they relate to measured water quality. Recent work focuses on socio-ecological science to support ecosystem-based management. At HRI she will be helping to understand ecosystem change along the Texas coast.
Amie is also a CrossFit trainer and competes in Olympic weightlifting.