Kendra's work focuses on developing new data-limited assessments methods, integrating the data-limited toolbox into the fisheries assessment framework, and helping scientists and managers to assess and manage single and multi-species fisheries around the world. Since joining EDF in 2012, major themes of research with EDF have focused in 1) assessing tipping points in marine ecosystems, 2) managing fishing mortality with more effective effort and spatial controls, and 3) new data-limited stock assessment methods. Her research is currently focused in Belize, Cuba, Indonesia, Mexico and the Philippines. Kendra holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies, a B.S. in Marine Ecology and a Ph.D. from UC Santa Cruz. She is also a research associate with UCSC’s Institute of Marine Science.