Laura Williams works as an Environmental Research Scientist.

Laura Williams

Laura Williams graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a M.S. in Environmental Studies where she conducted research focused on pollution physiology and endocrine disruptors in “The Effects of River Sediment, Endosulfan, and Moderate Hypoxia on Blue Crabs (Callinectes sapidus) from the Tidal, Freshwater James River”. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a B.S. in Biology where she conducted ornithological research and published “Facultative rest-phase hypothermia in free-ranging White-throated Sparrows,” in May 2004. She has worked in the Adirondacks as an ornithological field assistant, for the Virginia state lab testing water samples, as a collegiate teaching assistant, and as a Research Assistant and Environmental Scientist at ESC. She is now ESC’s Senior Environmental Scientist.