Catherine Schmitt - Communications Coordinator

Catherine Schmitt

As director of communications for Maine Sea Grant, Catherine Schmitt conveys research findings and information about the coasts and oceans to Maine residents and visitors. With a background in both science and writing, she has worked on science publications from the shores of Chesapeake Bay for the University of Maryland, spent two years as a wetlands consultant in western Massachusetts, and studied salt marshes with the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole. She is the author of A Coastal Companion: A Year in the Gulf of Maine from Cape Cod to Canada. Her writing on science, nature, and environmental issues appears in regional and national newspapers and magazines.

B.S. University of Massachusetts, 1998
M.S. University of Maine, 2003
M.F.A. University of Southern Maine, 2012


Catherine Schmitt
Communications Director

Maine Sea Grant
5784 York Complex
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5784
Phone: 207.581.1434
Fax: 207.581.1426
Email:Catherine Schmitt