Dennis is a Tulane alumnus and field biologist. He started working with the ByWater Institute after graduating and has worked three seasons of field research on projects studying socioecology and urban infrastructure. He also facilitates conferences for academic and governmental partners, many of whom share the ByWater Institute’s focus on coastal issues.
Tia Andrews has a B.A. from Southern University in New Orleans. Tia serves as the Administrative Program Coordinator for the ByWater Institute. In this position, Tia provides administrative support for the Tulane Bywater Institute and fiscal/clerical support for the department's Uptown offices.