Aliyah Griffith

Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • PhD Student
  • Founder, Mahogany Mermaids
Sub Division(s)
  • Coral Reef
Awards & Accolades(s)
  • National Geographic Explorer
  • Applied Ecology Student Scholarship, Ecological Society of America
  • Ruth Gates Memorial Award, International Coral Reef Society
  • UC-HBCU Fellow, The Diversity Project
About Me

Aliyah Griffith is a third-year PhD student at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  She received her Bachelors of Science from Hampton University and her Masters of Science from UNC Chapel Hill. Her research focus is in coral reef ecosystems with her Master's thesis addressing coral skeletal growth patterns exposed to natural disturbances along the Florida Keys Reef Tract. She is currently researching coral reef growth patterns and management techniques.