- Ph.D. Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences. University of Maryland
BSc. Biology and Marine Science with a secondary emphasis in Education. Juniata College
- Dr. Lombardi is a physiological ecologist specializing in the effects of predation and ambient oxygen concentration on the metabolic physiology of invertebrates. Her work is highly interdisciplinary and often has a conservation and management focus. Dr. Lombardi is especially interested in oyster restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay.