New UMCES/CBPO Water Quality Analyst

Jeni KeismanUMCES recently hired Jeni Keisman to be a Water Quality Analyst at the Chesapeake Bay Program office in Annapolis, MD. She will be providing analytical support to the Tidal Monitoring and Analysis Workgroup. Jeni has a M.S. in sustainable development & conservation biology from the University of Maryland, and a BA in History from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland. She is currently a PhD candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, where her dissertation research examines the effects of different leaf litters on soil microbial communities and nutrient cycling. Jeni spends most of her time outside of work running after her 1-yr-old son Parker and working on her thesis. She looks forward in the near future to resuming hobbies such as relaxing with her husband Vince, sailing, camping, and reading trashy fiction.