Dr. Tessa Hill is a Professor at the University of California, Davis, in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences. Tessa has a B.S. in Marine Science from Eckerd College and a PhD in Marine Science from UC Santa Barbara. She is part of the Bodega Ocean Acidification Research (BOAR) group at Bodega Marine Laboratory which aims to understand the impact of ocean acidification on marine life. She also leads an NSF-supported program with future K-12 science teachers. Tessa’s work has been featured in a variety of mass media outlets, including NPR, the New York Times, and Al Jazeera America. Tessa is a Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, an AAAS Leshner Public Engagement Fellow, and a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers (PECASE). Dr. Tessa Hill has supported Heirs Elijah Bartlett and Elliot Johnston on their ocean acidification learning.