Jason Williams, M.S.
Jason Williams is a Research Specialist for the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation, where he specializes in larval fish ecology, GIS, and leads inshore and offshore field operations for the Center. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in ecology, evolution and conservation from the University of Texas at Austin, he moved to Port Aransas, ready to pursue a life in and around the water. Jason worked for six years as a lab tech in the University of Texas Marine Science Institute’s larval fish ecology lab before enrolling in the Masters of Biology program at Texas A&M Corpus Christi in 2008. There, under the guidance of Dr. Greg Stunz, he studied the effects of seagrass fragmentation on local marine life and joined the Harte Research Institute’s staff full time in 2011.