Alexandra Carter is a research associate for Ocean Policy at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Carter worked in the office of Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), where she implemented geospatial information technology projects and assisted with environmental policy. She also has field experience in fisheries management, having worked with the California and Oregon Departments of Fish and Wildlife and as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-certified fisheries observer in the Bering Sea, Alaska.

Carter is originally from Huntington Beach, California. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marine biology from California State University, Long Beach.

By Alexandra Carter
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The Trump Administration’s New Attack on Marine MonumentsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 17, 2018
Warming Seas, Falling FortunesCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2018
Gov. Scott’s Policies Are Contributing to Florida’s Toxic Algal BloomCenter for American ProgressAugust 8, 2018
The Top 3 Reasons Why Congress Shouldn’t Legalize OverfishingCenter for American ProgressJune 25, 2018
The Rise of the Recreational Fishing LobbyCenter for American ProgressMarch 19, 2018