Heather Spence / Psychology

Graduate Student Researcher
January 2014 – May 2015

Project: Dolphin Bioacoustics
NML Award: The New Media Lab Digital Dissertation Award (April 2015)

Heather Spence

Heather Spence is a doctoral candidate in the Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience program at the CUNY Graduate Center.  She incorporates music and science in her search for integrative solutions to apparent conflicts between human development and coastal ecosystems.  Collecting baseline monitoring data is key to her effort, and networking is essential.  She founded GRACIASS, a global initiative for interdisciplinary investigation and promotion of sustainability solutions. Her current project at the New Media Lab focuses on dolphin bioacoustics.