Cheryl S. Harrison is an biophysical oceanographer and assistant professor in Earth, Environmental and Marine Science at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, a 2018 Make Our Planet Great Again fellow, and Earth system model coordinator for the Fisheries Model Intercomparison Project (FishMIP). Her research interests include physical and biogeochemical ocean modeling, applied mathematics, marine ecology, fisheries, climate change and geoengineering.


  • Ocean modeling
  • physcial oceanography
  • marine ecology
  • fisheries
  • marine biogeochemistry
  • climate change
  • extreme climate events


  • Earth and Planetary Science, 2012

    University of California Santa Cruz

  • BA, Mathematics, 1997

    University of California Santa Cruz