Dominique Kone specializes in developing scientific projects that address emerging issues, with much of his work increasingly focusing on climate resilience and adaptation. With a strong belief that science is for everyone, he strives for his work to be pragmatic, understandable, and accessible to all. Dom currently works on sea level rise, climate-ready fisheries, and the Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team (OPC SAT)
Prior to joining the OST team in 2020, Dom was a graduate student at Oregon State University. Dom also served as a funder of marine conservation research projects at The Pew Charitable Trusts, an advocate for climate-smart wildlife conservation policies at the National Wildlife Federation, and a clean energy regulatory analyst at Advanced Energy Economy.
Dom received his M.S. in Marine Resource Management from Oregon State University, and a B.A. in Environmental Studies Science from Colby College.