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 Seaโ€“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.