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Meet Jackie Dixon, the dean of the University of South Florida College of Marine Science and learn more about the college's impact on the community.



TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2015) - Dean Jackie Dixon joined the USF College of Marine Science in 2011, and she has overseen dynamic research and developed community impact with the marine science program that benefits local and global initiatives.

As a marine geologist, Dixon oversees the USF College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg, which is a graduate college, offering curriculum that includes hands on research experience in and out of the classroom.

With an extensive background in multiple disciplines surrounding the health of the environment, Dixon is an advocate for field trips and cruises to engage students in the real world application of science.

Learn more about Dean Dixon and her remarkable journey to USF and find out more about where she developed her passion for science related to protecting water resources and our impact on the environment.


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