Leah Morgan

Science Fellow

Leah Morgan
Leah Morgan is a Science Fellow at the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. Her main roles include assisting with implementation of the Mussels for Clean Water Initiative (MuCWI) and helping with the construction process of the project’s freshwater mussel hatchery. 
In 2016, Morgan earned her B.S. in marine science from the University of Delaware where she studied incidental mortality of sea scallops, and later worked for the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife on a recreational angler survey. She graduated in 2019 with her M.S. in coastal sciences from the University of Southern Mississippi where she studied oyster larval recruitment limitation in coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Morgan has an extensive field background and has always loved working with shellfish. 
A Delaware native, Morgan lives in Wilmington. She enjoys reading, running, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends in her free time. 
To reach Morgan by e-mail, go to lmorgan@delawareestuary.org