Erik Hankin has 7 years of professional experience planning and executing scientific programs and advancing strategies for Earth and space science talent pool development and grassroots and congressional outreach. As the Student Programs Manager at AGU, Erik is responsible for the management and strategic planning of AGU’s student and early-career programs, including grant solicitations, workshops, mentorship programs, and professional development opportunities. Prior to working with AGU, Erik worked at the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a science assistant in the Marine Geology and Geophysics Program. His work at NSF focused on communicating the work of the marine geosciences community to the public as well as assisting in the management of research grant proposals, awards, and panels. In addition, Erik served as the executive secretary for the Ocean Science and Technology Interagency Policy Committee, a federal committee tasked with implementing much of the National Ocean Policy. Erik received his M.S. in geology from the University of Maryland and his B.A. in geology and environmental studies from Macalester College.
American Geophysical Union
Washington, D. C.