Natalie Freeman is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Oceans and Atmospheres Section at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego. Her research focuses on large-scale physical and biogeochemical processes, primarily in the Southern Ocean. Her research tools include hydrography and remote sensing data and numerical model output. Her current CV can be found here.

Freeman received a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Kansas and a M.S. and Ph.D in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2014 and 2017, respectively. She is currently carrying out postdoctoral research at Scripps. Since 2013, she has been passionate about and actively involved in mentoring underserved and underrepresented high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in STEM.