Elizabeth Boyle, PhD, is a lecturer at University of Massachusetts Boston. Elizabeth's expertise includes ecology and evolution of marine invertebrates. Elizabeth grew up in Easton, MA and from on early age was fascinated by the coastal habitats of the area. She received both her BS and MS in Biology from George Washington University in Washington D.C. and her PhD in Environmental Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Elizabeth teaches Marine and Coastal Ecological Research at the Nantucket Field Station where she supervises student research about adaptations and interactions of species in coastal systems: beaches, salt marshes, sand dunes, and embayments of Nantucket.
More info: http://www.umb.edu/nantucket