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Hannah Stewart

Hannah Stewart is a marine researcher with deep roots in French Polynesia. Hannah completed her Ph.D at the University of California Berkeley with fieldwork at the Gump Station in Moorea. She was then a post-doc with the Moorea Coral Reef LTER and a researcher at CRIOBE. She taught marine biology on Moorea for UC Berkeley and UCLA, and has also worked with the Moorea Biocode Project. Hannah had the honour of being the on-board scientist for the Pew Charitable Trust on a voyage the traditional Polynesian sailing canoe Fa'afaite to support a Rahui in the Austral Islands. Hannah joined Tetiaroa Society as the Resident Scientist from 2014-2016 and member of the CASUP committee. She is currently developing an Island Sustainability Program on Moorea for the University of California Berkeley.