Theresa Morris is the Gulf Program Coordinator for the Upper Texas Coast Sea Turtle Patrol. She has her M.S. degree in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University at Galveston. Her work with sea turtles began in 2007 working as a fisheries biologist for NOAA’s Sea Turtle Research Facility. Since then, her science background has expanded to microbiology, genetics, marine mapping, conservation outreach and education.