Why Sharks Matter: Shark Science and Conservation


Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 6:00pm to 7:15pm


Online or In-Person

Speaker, Dr. David Shiffman, outside smiling with water and boats behind him.

Free Hybrid Event: Virtual or In-Person, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Dr. David Shiffman, Marine Conservation Biologist, Arizona State University

Advance registration required

Sharks are some of the most fascinating, most ecologically important, most threatened, and most misunderstood animals on Earth. Join award-winning marine conservation biologist Dr. David Shiffman, author of the new book Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive with the World's Most Misunderstood Predator, for a conversation about what's new and what's next in the world of shark science and conservation.

Free parking at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.

About the Speaker

Dr. David Shiffman is a Washington, DC based marine conservation biologist who studies sharks and how to protect them. An award-winning writer, educator, and public speaker, his words have appeared in National Geographic, Scientific American, the Washington Post, and a monthly column in SCUBA diving magazine. He is the author of the new book Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive With the World's Most Misunderstood Predator. Follow him on social media @WhySharksMatter where he's always happy to answer any questions anyone has about sharks.


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