Taryn Laubenstein

Research and Policy Officer
Future Earth Australia

Canberra, ACT

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Dr. Taryn Laubenstein is a research and policy officer at Future Earth Australia, where she works on sustainability and climate-related projects. Her current focus is on a project to develop a National, Ten-Year Strategy for Sustainable Oceans and Coasts in Australia- learn more at the FEA website.

Taryn completed her Ph.D. at James Cook University, where she explored the effects of climate change, through ocean acidification and warming, on fish behavior, physiology, and adaptive potential. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.

Prior to her time in Australia, Taryn worked in both non-profit and government offices, for the Marine Conservation Institute in Washington, D.C., as well as NOAA's Greater Atlantic Region Fisheries Office in Gloucester, MA. 

Taryn is an advocate of science communication, having participated in events like FameLab, Three Minute Thesis, Pint of Science, and March for Science, as well as written a number of science articles for the general public.