© 2017 by Julia Bingham

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Born in Arcata, CA
Raised equal parts Rocky Mountains & Pacific Northwest
Lives & works in North Carolina


2017 - present

Duke University 
Nicholas School for the Environment

PhD Marine Science and Conservation

  • Expected graduation 2022

2012 - 2016

Oregon State University

Honors Bachelor of Science

  • Biology, Marine Biology Option

Honors Bachelor of the Arts

  • International Studies

Minors: Chemistry and Spanish

Summa Cum Laude 

Honors Scholar

Research Fellow

Honors Thesis:

  • "Sensitive Barnacles: A Case Study for Collaborative Sustainable Fishery Development

OSU Marine Biology Program April – June 2015:
Hatfield Marine Science Center (Newport, OR)


Study Abroad Aug - Dec 2014: 

Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences 


Work Experience


Sept–Nov 2016

Education/Outreach Intern, South Slough Estuarine Research Reserve (Charleston, OR)


July - Nov 2016
Research Assistant, Shanks Lab, Oregon Institute for Marine Biology (Charleston, OR)


Feb 2013 - June 2016

Research Assistant, Novak Lab, OSU Dept. of Integrative Biology (Corvallis, OR)


Sept 2015 - June 2016

Undergrad Research Ambassador, OSU Dept. of Undergrad Research (Corvallis, OR)


Sept 2013 - Aug 2014
Internal Coordinator, OSU Center for Civic Engagement (Corvallis, OR)

June - Sept 2013

Server/Cashier at Tokyo Joe's Restaurant   (Lakewood, CO) 


Apr - June 2013
Server at OSU Arnold Dining Center Grill  (Corvallis, OR) 


Jan 2017

Guest Lecture: Gooseneck Barnacle Fishery Development & Research

Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Dec 2016

Gooseneck Barnacle Fishery Public Seminar

Coos Bay, OR 


Nov 2016

Oregon Sea Grant Scholars Symposium

Nov 2015 & 2016
Western Society of Naturalists annual meeting

Oct 2016
Gooseneck Barnacle Public Seminar

Port Orford Field Station 


Aug 2015
OSU Center for Genome Research and Bioengineering Conference


July 2015

OSU Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Science Symposium 

Grants & Awards 


June 2016

Oregon Sea Grant Project Development Grant

Nov 2016

Best Undergraduate Poster

Western Society of Naturalists annual meeting    


Oct 2015
Honors Experience Scholarship

OSU Honors College 


Apr 2015
Grants-in-Aid of Research Award 

Sigma Xi Honors Society 


June 2015
SURE Science Scholarship 

OSU College of Science 


May 2014 & May 2015
Alex Riazance Scholarship 

OSU College of Science 


May 2014 & May 2015
Merrill Family Fund Scholarship 

OSU College of Science 


May 2014
International Degree Research Award, OSU

2012 - 2016

Provost Scholarship, OSU                                                                            

2012, 2013, 2014
Evergreen, Colorado Bootstraps Award


Jan 2015 - June 2016

Projects Site Lead and participant

OSU Center for Civic Engagement (Corvallis, OR)


April 2013 & 2015
Hatfield Marine Science Day Host

Hatfield Marine Science Ctr. (Newport, OR)


Feb - June 2013
College Hill HS Math Tutor (Corvallis, OR)              


Feb - April 2013

Indoor Winter Market Assistant  (Corvallis, OR)                          

June 2010 - Sept 2013
Visitor Assistant, Evergreen Nature Center (Evergreen, CO)      


Annually, 2009 - 2012
Science Fair Judge 
Marshdale  Elementary (Marshdale, CO)                   
West Jefferson Middle School (Conifer, CO)            



Jan 2015 - June 2016

OSU Divest Student Movement

(Campus Coordinator beginning July 2015)                 

Other Skills

PADI Advanced Diver SCUBA Certification

Spanish fluency

Basic German language skills

Growing proficiency in R statistical software


Intertidal flora and fauna identification

Trained in Drupal

Daily Doses of Fun

Long Distance Running 

Drawing & Painting

Wire Art

Cooking & Baking