Alex is a Northwest native who grew up in Seattle. Through spending a great deal of time outdoors in his childhood, he grew to have a fascination with the ocean and the creatures inside of it. After a visit to the San Juan Islands where he was able to lucky enough to see a pod of killer whales, Alex fell in love with marine mammals. This led him to studying marine biology in college. Currently, Alex is a junior at The Evergreen State College and is working towards a BS degree in marine science. His favorite whales to study are blue and killer whales. He looks forward to his internship with Cascadia Research Collective’s Hawai’i office. For fun Alex enjoys hiking, fishing, scuba diving, backpacking and playing with his Great Dane. Alex enjoys and takes every opportunity he can to volunteer for fieldwork.
Fall 2018, Summer 2018