Dr. David Shiffman

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Dr. David Shiffman has loved sharks since childhood. He is an interdisciplinary marine biologist who studies threatened sharks and how to protect them.

Dr. David Shiffman

About David Shiffman

Dr. David Shiffman has loved sharks since childhood. He is an interdisciplinary marine biologist who studies threatened sharks and how to protect them. He is interested in the sustainable management of marine and coastal resources, and how the science related to how these topics are communicated.

He received his Ph.D. in environmental science and policy from the University of Miami. He is an award-winning expert in public science engagement whose writings have appeared in the Washington Post, GIzmodo, Scientific American, and a monthly column in SCUBA Diving Magazine. 

He is also the author of Why Sharks Matter.

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