Cheryl S. Harrison is an biophysical oceanographer and assistant professor in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (joint with Center for Computation and Technology) at Louisiana State University, 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
  • physical oceanography
  • marine ecology
  • fisheries
  • marine biogeochemistry
  • climate change
  • extreme climate events


  • PhD, Earth and Planetary Science, 2012

    University of California Santa Cruz

  • BA, Mathematics, 1997

    University of California Santa Cruz