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Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford University

Matt Savoca holds a Ph.D. in Ecology from UC Davis. He is currently an NSF postdoctoral research fellow at the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. His research interests include foraging ecology, sensory ecology, community ecology, and conservation biology. Originally from New York City, Matt enjoys traveling and photography in his spare time.


  • 2018–present
    Postdoctoral researcher, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
  • 2017–2018
    Science-policy fellow, California Sea Grant/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


  • 2017 
    UC Davis, Ph.D.
  • 2010 
    Cornell University, B.S.


PICES Zhu-Peterson Early Career Scientist Award, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists, National Geographic Explorer, National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow