Sean Blacklocke graduated from the College of Charleston in 1990, with a B.S. in Marine Biology. He earned his M.S. in Environmental Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina and his M.S. in Applied Economics at Clemson University this spring. He has been working to protect and restore the environment through numerous research and consulting positions at the National Marine Fisheries Service, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and Clemson’s University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.