About Elizabeth Shaver
Elizabeth (Liz) Shaver is the Coral Restoration Lead for The Nature Conservancy's Reef Resilience Network Program. She recently completed her PhD in Marine Science and Conservation from Duke University where she was also a NSF Graduate Research Fellow. Liz's research focuses on using biological species interactions in the design of coral reef management and conservation actions. She has published on the topics of climate stress and bleaching, coral predators, multiple stressor effects, the coral microbiome, and the restoration of both coral reef and salt marsh habitats. In her current position, she focuses these skills on synthesizing scientific content into coral restoration training materials for reef managers and practitioners.