Jennifer Kennedy is a scientist, educator and naturalist with a lifelong passion for the ocean and its inhabitants.
Jennifer has worked in marine research and informal education for the past 19 years. When she is not freelance writing for About.com, she serves as the Executive Director of Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation, based in Portsmouth, NH where she works as a whale watch naturalist, conducts educational programs about the marine environment, coordinates local marine conservation activities and manages the organization's operations.
Jennifer has a BS degree in Natural Resources from Cornell University and a MS in Resource Administration and Management from the University of New Hampshire. Her master's thesis work involved studying cooperative research between fishermen and scientists.