Willow Battista
Research Associate

Willow's work focuses on developing and applying tools to inform management actions in data-limited fisheries around the world. She also seeks to better understand environmental impacts and natural resource use by analyzing people's decision and behavior drivers as individuals as well as larger societies. Her main interests center around integrating science into management and policy design and working with local communities to create strategies that foster sustainable resource use and the conservation of biodiversity. Willow earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Washington, followed by a Master's degree in Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC, Santa Barbara.