MUSE TV recently talked with Marine Biologist Carlee Jackson on being a part of National Geographic’s SharkFest. Jackson will be a part of the show Shark Attack Files which premieres this Monday, July 12 at 9pm/8pm Central.
Shark Attack Files is an action-packed series, the investigation looks into bizarre and fascinating shark behavior. Featuring footage from actual attacks, interactions and behavior captured by both professionals and observant bystanders, every twist and turn leaves viewers sitting on the edge of their seats. Scientific experts and investigators dive deeper into the mystery of these unexplained behaviors and come to a stunning revelation that ties these extraordinary events together.
Jackson is a shark and sea turtle conservationist. She is an M.S. graduate from Nova Southeastern University, where she researched the effects of provisioning tourism on nurse sharks in Belize. Carlee has worked with NSU’s shark tagging program, tagging sharks along the coast of Broward County. She is currently a Sea Turtle Research Associate at The Walt Disney Company, assisting with various marine conservation research as part of the Disney Conservation Team.
Carlee Jackson is a member of the American Elasmobranch Society, where she was a 2019 YPRF Diversity scholar. Previously, Carlee has worked as a Marine Turtle Specialist at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, and as an environmental educator in south Florida, taking students on outdoor educational field trips all across Florida. Originally from Detroit, Mi, she graduated in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology from Florida Atlantic University.
She is also one of the co-founders of MISS, Minorities in Shark Sciences, which helps encourage people to enter into the shark sciences. You can learn more about the organization by visiting https://misselasmo.org.