Alexandra Carter

Deputy Director, Ocean Policy

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Alexandra Carter is the deputy director 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.

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Making Waves Article
The sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast. (Getty/Mabry Campbell)

Making Waves

Americans who depend on the ocean and treasure its beauty and abundance are counting on Congress to hold the Trump administration accountable for its harmful anti-ocean agenda, as well as to chart a more sustainable and prosperous course forward.

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