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Barbara Balestra Senior Professorial Lecturer Environmental Science

P.h.D in Earth Science, Universita’ degli Studi di Firenze, Italy.
Laurea in Geology, (equivalent to MS), University of Florence, Italy.

Languages Spoken
English, Italian.
I am a micropaleontologist and my research covers different aspects of paleoceanography and paleoclimate. In 2018, I joined the Environmental Science Department at American University as director of the teaching laboratories. This new activity led me to develop interest on pressing threats to fresh and marine water systems such as microplastic pollution.
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