Rosie Chapina was born and raised in San Jose, California and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science (Biology concentration) at The University of Texas at El Paso. She is a PhD student at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and works with Dr. Jason Stockwell on Mysis research.
Some of her research interests include understanding the effects climate change has on food web interactions, specifically investigating if environmental stressors have an impact on Mysis behavior.
Rosie is currently the Treasurer for the Rubenstein Graduate Student Association (RGSA) and serves as a Rubenstein School Senator in the Graduate Student Senate (GSS). Rosie enjoys traveling and learning about cultural diversity.
Advisor: Jason Stockwell