Tim Kozusko is a native of Cocoa Beach and lifelong barrier island resident. Educated locally, he has an M.S. in biology from the University of Central Florida and is currently a doctoral student at FIT in science education, interested in the public perception of what constitutes science. He works at Kennedy Space Center in the Ecological Program and resides in Melbourne Beach with wife Laura.
He is a member of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Florida Academy of Sciences, Indian River Anthropological Society, Native Plant Society, Society of Wetland Scientists, Surfrider Foundation, and the Union of Concerned Scientists. In May 2007 he was honored to receive Keep Brevard Beautiful’s Education Award for community service.