Beth was born and raised in rural Pennsylvania and initially went to school to be a registered nurse. After a few years of nursing she realized her true passion was marine biology and went back to school to continue her education. Dr. Brady has studied manatees for over thirteen years and her research focus is on acoustic communication in manatees. Her interests include vocal anatomy, conspecific recognition, behavior as well as anthropogenic influences on communication.
B.S. Kutztown University
M.S. Nova Southeastern University
PhD. Florida Atlantic University
Brady, B, Hedwig, D.,Trygonis, V.,Gerstein, E. (2020). "Classification of Florida manatee vocalizations (Trichechus manatus latirostris)" Journal of the Acoustical Society of America: 147(3). 1597-1606.
Ramos, E., Maust-Mohl, M., Collum, K., Brady, B., Gerstein, E., Magnasco, M., Reiss, D. (2020) "The Antillean manatee produces broadband vocalizations with ultrasonic frequencies". Journal of the Acoustical Society of America: 147: EL80-EL86.