Rhett Register

Communications Program Leader


Rhett works with the management team to determine communications goals and strategies for the program. He manages and coordinates projects, works with team members to produce Upwellings and numerous other outreach materials, explores grant-funding opportunities, and provides general communications support.


  • Master of Science, Marine Resource Management, 2011, Oregon State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, 2001,University of North Florida

Professional Interests

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Magazine production
  • K-12 Education
  • Social media
  • Photography

Professional Experience

  • Science Writer and Editor, North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System
  • Assistant Researcher, National Geographic Traveler
  • Art Research and Reporting Intern, National Geographic
  • News Clerk, Corvallis Gazette-Times
  • English Teacher, Nichinan, Japan, and Jacksonville, Fla.

Phone: (734) 647-0767
Fax: (734) 647-0768

Michigan Sea Grant
520 E. Liberty St., Suite 310
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2210