Dr. Dawn Alexandra Murray is Faculty and Chair of the B.A. Program at Antioch University Santa Barbara. After earning her Bachelors in Biology from the University of California Santa Cruz, Dawn taught marine science at the Monterey Bay Aquarium for five years. She examined deep-sea habitats of zooplankton (jellies) using remotely operated submersibles for her Masters degree and received her Ph.D. studying the effects of climate change on intertidal plant and animal communities. She created a citizen science program, the Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students (LiMPETS) for the National Marine Sanctuaries Program. She has numerous publications and international conference presentations and has consulted as an ecologist, educator, and reviewer for many panels. Dawn created the Environmental Studies Program at Antioch University Santa Barbara and teaches ecology, justice, and advocacy courses. Her goal is to spread indigenous respect for the Earth.