Ethan Campbell is a Ph.D. candidate in physical oceanography at the University of Washington in Seattle. His dissertation research is focused on open-ocean polynyas, sea ice growth and melt, and snow processes in the Southern Ocean. Ethan has served as an APECS ECR representative on the SOOS Weddell Sea–Dronning Maud Land Regional Working Group since 2021. His interests include promoting reproducible and open science, advancing evidence-based teaching practices, fostering diverse and inclusive spaces within institutions, and engaging in local transportation-related activism and advocacy.