Jamie Montgomery is the Coordinator for the new Master of Environmental Data Science degree program. As coordinator, Jamie oversees all aspects of the program and works closely with other Bren staff to guide admissions, recruitment, student affairs, academic programs and career development.
Prior to joining Bren, Jamie worked as a marine data scientist at UCSB’s National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis (NCEAS). While at NCEAS, Jamie developed a passion for teaching data science to fellow researchers and cofounded the Santa Barbara Chapter of R ladies and UCSB’s EcoDataScience study group.
Jamie received a BSc in Marine Biology from the University of Miami, and is a graduate of the Bren MESM program. When not coding or teaching others how to, Jamie enjoys cooking, traveling, and wine tasting with her husband, daughter, and dog Banjo.