Jennifer  Capers - Professor of Biology
Contact Info:

Indian River State College
Indian River State College
3209 Virginia Ave.
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
Phone: 772-462-7556

Jennifer Capers, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Indian River State College

Primary Investigator

Primary COSEE Affiliation: Florida

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Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

Dr. Capers obtained her PhD in Biology with emphasis in marine mammal immunology from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her work has involved research at the Marine Life Oceanarium in Gulfport, MS (prior to Hurricane Katrina), participation in NOAA Shark Longline Survey cruises, and research and educational activities at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Currently, she is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Studies at Indian River State College and will be instrumental in developing educational curriculum for pre-service science teachers to incorporate ocean science into their lesson plans.

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