Ariana Spawn

Ariana Spawn


Ariana's work focuses on strengthening ocean and coastal management in the United States. She currently leads federal advocacy efforts for Oceana’s U.S. campaigns focused on sustainable fisheries management and marine wildlife conservation. Prior to joining Oceana, she was a legislative aide in the office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker, following a 2017 NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship with the office.

Ariana has also held positions with Yale University and the Environmental Law Institute. She is originally from eastern Massachusetts, and holds a B.S. in human biology from Brown University and an M.E.M. from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Fellow Activity

Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership | Nov 11, 2015

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management
Current Position:
Federal Policy Manager
Coastal & Marine Issues
Conservation Science & Biology
Environmental Policy & Law
Currently Working On:
U.S. ocean policy

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