Spencer Tassone

Spencer Tassone

Ph.D. (Pace)

Spencer received his B.S. in Environmental Studies ('14) and M.S. in Biology ('17) from Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduating, he worked with Dr. Paul Bukaveckas at VCU as a river & estuarine ecology research assistant studying water quality, harmful algal blooms and carbon cycling in the James, York, Pamunkey and Mattaponi rivers. Spencer is now pursuing a PhD in the Pace lab and is broadly interested in ecosystem metabolism, harmful algal blooms, and food web dynamics.