Nikola Garber, PhD

Director of the National Sea Grant College Program.
 
Kola joined NOAA Sea Grant in 2000 as the Sea Grant Knauss fellowship manager and has since held positions as the Assistant Director for Administration and most currently as the Deputy Director. In 1999, Kola was a recipient of the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship working as a legislative fellow for Senator Ron Wyden.
 
She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from Bowling Green State University, a Master of Science degree in marine science/molecular biology and a Ph.D. in International Development from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her dissertation researched NOAA’s response to Hurricane Mitch and formulated a plan for Reconstruction Planning in NOAA.

Nikola (Kola) Garber is the Deputy Director of the National Sea Grant College Program.

 

Kola joined NOAA Sea Grant in 2000 as the Sea Grant Knauss fellowship manager and has since held positions as the Assistant Director for Administration, Acting Director, and most currently as the Deputy Director and Acting Assistant Director for Partnerships.In 1999, Kola was a recipient of the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship working as a legislative fellow in the Senate.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from Bowling Green State University, a Master of Science degree in marine science/molecular biology and a Ph.D. in International Development from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her dissertation researched NOAA’s response to Hurricane Mitch and formulated a plan for Reconstruction Planning in NOAA.


 

Nikola Garber, PhD

Deputy Director
National Sea Grant College Progam

Managing by Network Class of 2021

 

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