Dr. Megan L. Larsen

Dr. Megan L. Larsen

Data Scientist


Dr. Megan Larsen (she/her) has worked in environmental sciences for over a decade, with an interest in microbial ecology and the health of aquatic ecosystems.

Dr. Larsen obtained her BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2009 and her PhD in Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior from Indiana University in 2016.

Since graduating from IU, Dr. Larsen has been a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University joint with the Department of and Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo.

Dr. Larsen joined DAPPER Stats for 6 months in 2020 as a Data Scientist.

While not working, Dr. Larsen is a distance runner.


  • Microbial Ecology
  • Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Adaptive Management


  • Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior, 2016

    Indiana University

  • BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2009

    Nebraska Wesleyan University