Dr. Sasha Wagner (an Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute) is interviewed by Jared Wesley Singer of the Water Justice Laboratory. Sasha studies the role of dissolved organic matter(DOM) in soils, rivers, and oceans. The dissolved organic matter is an important link between life on land and aquatic ecosystems. To learn more about Sasha Wagner’s work, check out Sasha’s laboratory website at www.swagnerlab.com! Photo of DOM purification by Sasha Wagner.