Imari Walker

Environmental Engineering PhD Candidate at Duke University

Imari Walker is a PhD Candidate at Duke University investigating the fate, occurrence, and transformation of plastic additives within freshwater environments. In particular, her dissertation work focuses on endocrine disrupting chemicals like Bisphenol A (BPA) that are of concern to human health and the environment. Before Duke, Imari completed her Bachelors in Marine Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Alongside her PhD work, Imari uses her science communication-based YouTube channel to share information about plastic pollution, microplastics, and chemicals associated with these consumer products.