Dr. Wedding is an Adjunct Professor at Vermont Law School, where she teaches Science for Environmental Law. Dr. Wedding earned her Ph.D. in geography with a specialization in marine landscape ecology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. She has a special interest in developing science-based solutions to support marine management and policy. Dr. Wedding has taught GIS for Marine Ecology San Francisco State University, as well as Intro to GIS and Field Problems in Marine Biology at the University of Hawaii.
Currently, her research is centered around three main themes: 1) marine landscape ecology and spatially predictive modeling; 2) climate change effects on coastal ecosystems and communities; and 3) linking geospatial data science to ocean policy and governance solutions.