Jackie Ashkin is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University. She is part of the ERC project FluidKnowledge and the Science and Evaluation Studies research group, both led by Prof. Dr. Sarah de Rijcke. Her research will examine the relationship between evaluation practices and knowledge production in marine science through an ethnographic lens. She received her M.A. in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, in 2018.