Kristi Collom


Kristi Ashley Collom is an MA student in the Animal Behavior and Conservation Biology program at Hunter College, currently evaluating critical habitats for Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the New York Bight. Since her inception to the lab in 2011, Kristi has assisted in various research ventures, most recently assisting on coastal and offshore surveys of marine mammals in Belize. With plans to pursue a doctorate in the similar vein, she aims to focus on the conservation and communication of marine mammals. At the American Museum of Natural History, you can find her inspiring young minds and fiddling with specimens