Emily Duwan

Program Manager, Marine Conservation Action Fund



M.S., Marine Biology, Northeastern University, 2016
B.S., Biology, Villanova University, 2014


Emily Duwan is the Program Officer for the Marine Conservation Action where she provides operational, strategic and communications support to deliver on MCAF’s global conservation mission. Emily has her Master’s in Marine Science from Northeastern University. She previously served as an NEAq program educator from 2017-2019 working in the Aquarium’s community outreach programs. Most recently, Emily worked for Northeastern University in both outreach and administrative roles. She is also the president-elect of the board of Massachusetts Marine Educators and serves on the board of Women Working for Oceans (W2O) with a focus on their environmental justice work.

  1. Select Publications

    Duwan, Emily & Choi, Francis & Helmuth, Brian. (2019). Assessing The Use of Virtual Reality Technology in Teaching Marine Ecological Concepts. The Journal of STEM Outreach. 2. 10.15695/jstem/v2i1.14.

    Russell, Michael & Gibbs, Victoria & Duwan, Emily. (2018). Bioerosion by pit-forming, temperate-reef sea urchins: History, rates and broader implications. PLOS ONE. 13. e0191278. 10.1371/journal.pone.0191278.

    “Lee Family Problems” by Boolas E. Millas, Nathalie Musey, Emily Duwan, and Philip J. Stephens Department of Biology Villanova University, Villanova, PA Published by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

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