Ann M. Zulkosky
U.S. Senate Commerce, Science,
and Transportation Committee
508 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-6125
Ann Zulkosky is a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in Washington, D.C. She completed a year as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sea Grant Fellow for the Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard. For her Master's Degree in marine environmental science, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, she studied a class of chemicals that become more toxic as they degrade. Ms. Zulkosky's Ph.D. research focuses on the effects of pollution on the biota of coastal ecosystems. She is investigating the effects of pesticide exposure on non-target animals, which can draw attention to environmental problems before they become more widespread.