Monique Sophia Bell is a senior at the University of Washington; she is pursuing a degree in oceanography, with a marine biology minor (pending June 2019). Monique takes an interest in physical oceanography, and marine geology and geophysics. In her spare time, Monique enjoys gardening, writing fantasy novels, and caring for her many scaled and furry family members. She aspires to work with the University of Washington’s department of oceanography in the future.