megan ennesAssistant Curator, Museum Education

Phone: 352-273-2006
Email: mennes@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

Megan Ennes is the assistant curator of museum education in the department of natural history at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Ennes assists TESI with educational research.

Her research currently focuses on examining factors that influence the science interests and career aspirations of underrepresented youth.

Ennes spent much of her career as an educator in an aquarium where she also developed curricula and professional development opportunities for teachers. She is a member of the National Network of Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation and serves on their Scientific Partnerships committee.

Ennes received her Ph.D. in science education with a focus in informal science education at North Carolina State University. She completed her undergraduate degree in marine biology and her master’s degree in environmental studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.