Breanna Ondich

Public Service Professional


B.Sc., The University of Tampa, 2010
M.Sc., Clemson University, expected 2021

More About
  • Work in collaboration with the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology’s River Basin Center, the National Science Foundation, and the Society for Freshwater Science.
  • Build on a 10-year commitment from the Society for Freshwater Science to provide growth and experiences for under-represented minority students at its annual meeting via their Instars program.
  • Develop programs, activities, and trainings to support undergraduates, graduates, and early career professionals from a diversity of backgrounds to become leaders in freshwater science.
  • Create a roadmap that institutions and organizations can use to build a more diverse and inclusive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics workforce.
Research Interests

Organismal Ecology, Ecosystem Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Human Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Freshwater Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Taxonomic Ecology, Global Ecology, Disease Ecology, Evolutionary Ecology

Selected Publications

Shamblin, B.M., M.G. Dodd, S.M. Pate, M.H. Godfrey, J.B. Pfaller, K.L. Williams, B.L. Ondich, D.A. Steen, E.S. Darrow, P. Hillbrand, R. Boettcher, M.S. Coyne, C.J. Nairn. 2021. In search of the “missing majority” of nesting loggerhead turtles: improved inter-seasonal recapture rates through subpopulation-scale genetic tagging. Marine Biology, 168(16).