Caroline Solomon

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Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave NE
Hall Memorial Building
Washington, District of Columbia DC
Phone: 202-250-2370

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Research Disciplines: Research Interests:

Nitrogen and nutrient dynamics, harmful algae, microbial community composition and dynamics, urea, carbon dioxide levels in DC, disaster risk reduction and emergency prepardness

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Biographical Sketch

Professor of Biology and Director of the School of Science, Technology Accessibility, Mathematics and Public Health (STAMP), does research in aquatic ecology, especially how nutrient dynamics influences the composition and role of the microbial community in the Anacostia River, Washington D.C.  Dr. Solomon also is active in mentoring deaf and hard of hearing students in STEM which have earned her teaching and education awards form the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Gallaudet University, National Public Radio (50 great teachers). Her recent research includes educating the deaf community about climate change and its impacts and their need to become more involved in disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness efforts.


  • B.A. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard University
  • M.S. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Washington
  • Ph.D in Biological Oceanography from the University of Maryland

Other Research

STEM education and mentoring for deaf and hard of hearing people

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