Randie studies trace metal biogeochemistry in seawater, with a focus on how organic compounds impact their global cycling. Her research has taken her on many research cruises, ranging from the tropics to the poles. She did her PhD at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, followed by her postdoc at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She is now an Assistant Professor in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. In her free time she is an avid surfer, loves outdoor activities of any kind, and reading.