Education and Public Engagement
Former Education and Public Engagement Liaison
Allison Fundis was the Education and Public Engagement Coordinator for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) at the University of Washington. and was with the OOI program from 2010 to 2013 working to engage the public, students, and educators in ocean observatory science and engineering. She holds a MS in geology from the University of Florida, where she focused on mapping the first observed repeat eruption at a mid-ocean ridge using deep-sea submersibles. Prior to earning her MS, Allison was a high-school biology and chemistry teacher at the University School of Nashville in Tennessee. Allison is now Director of Education for the Ocean Exploration Trust.