Marley graduated from Duke University in 2020 and majored in Environmental Science and Policy as well as Biology with a Marine Concentration. Her senior thesis centered on economic well-being and drivers of change in marine protected area coastal communities in Indonesia. After graduation, she spent the summer working for the NOAA. She is currently getting her Master’s of Science in Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Bristol.
Marley was a Rachel Carson Scholar and student volunteer for the Coastal Aquaculture Siting and Sustainability project team at NOAA.