Aller, Robert C., Ph.D., 1977, Yale University: Marine geochemistry; marine animal-sediment relations.
Fisher, Nicholas S., Ph.D., 1974, State University of New York at Stony Brook: Marine biogeochemistry of metals; marine pollution; phytoplankton; herbivore interactions.
Distinguished Service Professors
Bowman, M.J., Ph.D., 1971, University of Saskatchewan, Canada: Coastal dynamics; oceanic fronts; productivity and physical processes.
Bokuniewicz, Henry J., Ph.D., 1976, Yale University: Near shore transport processes; coastal sedimentation; marine geophysics.
Allam, Bassem, Ph.D., 1998, University of Western Brittany, France: Diseases of shellfish.
Aller, Josephine Y., Ph.D., 1975, University of Southern California: Marine benthic ecology; invertebrate zoology; marine microbiology; biogeochemistry.
Cerrato, Robert M., Ph.D., 1980, Yale University: Benthic ecology; population and community dynamics; recolonization.
Chang, Edmund K.M., Ph.D., 1993, Princeton University: Atmospheric dynamics and diagnoses climate dynamics; synoptic meteorology.
Chen, Yong, Ph.D., 1995, University of Toronto: Fisheries ecology; stock assessment; population dynamics; fisheries
Cochran, J. Kirk, Ph.D., 1979, Yale University: Marine geochemistry; use of radionuclides as geochemical tracers; diagenesis of marine sediments.
Colle, Brian A., Ph.D., 1997, University of Washington: Synoptic meteorology; mesoscale numerical modeling and forecasting; coastal meteorology.
Frisk, Michael, Ph.D., 2004, University of Maryland: Biology, life history, and conservation of elasmobranches.
Gobler, Christopher, Ph.D., 1999, Stony Brook University: Phytoplankton; harmful algal blooms; estuarine ecology; aquatic biogeochemistry.
Hameed, Sultan, Ph.D., 1968, University of Manchester, England: Atmospheric sciences.
Khairoutdinov, Marat, Ph.D. 1997, University of Oklahoma: Climate modeling; high resolution cloud modeling; cloud microphysics; super parameterization; massively parallel super-computing; cloud parameterization.
Knopf, Daniel A., Ph.D., 2003, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland: Atmospheric chemistry; microphysics and chemistry of atmospheric aerosols; heterogeneous atmospheric chemistry and kinetics; instrument development.
Kollias, Pavlos, Ph.D. 2000, University of Miami: Radar applications for weather and climate research.
Lonsdale, Darcy J., Ph.D., 1979, University of Maryland: Zooplankton ecology with special interest in physiology; life history studies.
Lopez, Glenn R., Ph.D., 1976, Stony Brook University: Benthic ecology; animal-sediment interactions.
Mak, John E., Ph.D., 1992, University of California, San Diego (Scripps): Atmospheric chemistry and biosphere-atmosphere interactions; isotope geochemistry.
McElroy, Anne E., Ph.D., 1985, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute: Aquatic toxicity, fate and effects of organic contaminants.
Pikitch, Ellen, K. Ph.D., 1983, Indiana University: Fisheries science, conservation biology and marine policy.
Shepson, Paul B., Ph.D., 1982, Penn State: Atmospheric chemistry in the Arctic, forests, and urban environments; GHG emission quantification.
Taylor, Gordon T., Ph.D., 1983, University of Southern California: Marine microbial ecology; microbial mediation of biogeochemical processes; biofouling.
Zhang, Minghua, Ph.D., 1987, Institute for Atmospheric Physics, Academia Sinica, Beijing: Atmospheric sciences; modeling of climate.
Beaupré, Steven R., Ph.D., 2007, Global carbon cycle; isotope biogeochemistry; isotope reaction analyses.
Black, David E., Ph.D., 1998, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami: Paleoclimatology; paleoceanography; deep-sea sediments; marine micropaleontology.
Brownawell, Bruce J., Ph.D., 1986, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Biogeochemistry of organic pollutants in seawater and groundwater.
Collier, Jackie L., Ph.D., 1994, Stanford University: Phytoplankton physiology and ecology; freshwater and marine plankton; molecular microbial ecology.
French, Michael, Ph.D., 2012, University of Oklahoma: Supercell and tornado dynamics; Doppler weather radar applications; mesoscale meteorology.
Kim, Hyemi, Ph.D., 2008, Seoul National University: Low frequency climate variability; tropical meteorology; ocean-atmosphere interaction; prediction and predictability; tropical cyclone activity; extreme events.
Lwiza, Kamazima M.M., Ph.D., 1990, University of Wales: Structure and dynamics of shelf seas.
Peterson, Bradley, Ph.D., 1998, University of South Alabama: Community ecology of seagrass dominated ecosystems.
Reed, Kevin, Ph.D., 2012, University of Michigan: Climate modeling; tropical cyclones; climate extremes; atmospheric dynamics.
Volkenborn, Nils, Ph.D., 2005, University of Bremen, Germany: Sediment biogeochemistry; benthic ecology; animal-sediment relationships; benthic-pelagic coupling; environmental change and coastal ecosystem functioning.
Warren, Joseph, Ph.D., 2001, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Acoustical oceanography; zooplankton behavior and ecology.
Wilson, Robert E., Ph.D., 1973, Johns Hopkins University: Estuarine and coastal ocean dynamics.
Wolfe, Christopher, Ph.D., 2006, Oregon State University: Physical oceanography; large–scale circulation; theory and modeling.
Zhu, Qingzhi, Ph.D., 1997, Xiamen University, China: Biogeochemistry; environmental analytical chemistry; trace element sensors.
Farhadzadeh, Ali, Ph.D., 2011, University of Delaware: Numerical and experimental modeling of storm surge and wave; sediment transport and nearshore morphology evolution; impacts of sea level rise and storm intensification on coastal infrastructure and communities.
Finn, Donovan, Ph.D., 2009, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Sustainable and resilient communities; climate change adaptation; long term disaster recovery.
Hamideh, Sara, Ph.D., 2015, Texas A&M University: Urban and regional sciences; hazard mitigation; post-disaster housing recovery; resilience planning.
Jang, Sung-Gheel, Ph.D., 2005, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Coastal GIS; spatial data analytics; sustainable and resilient urban systems.
Taylor, David, Ph.D., 1994, University of Tennessee: Environmental humanities; natural history and nature writing; outreach/community engagement; Cuba Studies; environmental ethics.
Thorne, Lesley, Ph.D., 2010, Duke University: Bio-physical and trophic interactions in marine ecology; application of spatial analysis and landscape ecology techniques to marine conservation.
Wehrmann, Laura, Ph.D., 2010, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany: Biogeochemistry; trace-metal cycling in marine environments; early diagenetic processes; geomicrobiology; deep biosphere.
Yager, Karina, Ph.D., 2005, Yale University: Impacts of climate change in mountain environments.
Joint and Associate Faculty
Baines, Stephen, Ph.D., 1993, Yale University: Aquatic biogeochemistry of carbon and trace elements. Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolution
Levinton, Jeffrey, PhD., 1971, Yale University: Marine ecology. Professor Ecology and Evolution
Lynch, Heather, Ph.D., 2006, Harvard University: Spaciotemporal dynamics of Antarctic penguins and development and application of statistics and mathematics to conversation biology. Professor, Ecology and Evolution
McDonough, Carrie, Ph.D., 2017, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography: Fate, transport, and bioaccumulation of organic contaminants in aquatic environments; human exposure to pollutants; high-resolution mass spectrometry. Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
Padilla, Diana, Ph.D., 1987, University of Alberta: Mollusk ecology; invasive species. Professor, Ecology and Evolution
Flagg, Charles, Ph.D., 1977, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Structure and dynamics of coastal oceans.
Flood, Roger D., Ph.D., 1978, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Marine geology; sediment dynamics; continental margin sedimentation.
Liu, Ping, Ph.D., 1999, Chinese Academy of Sciences: Climate change, dynamics, and modeling.
Nye, Janet, Ph.D., 2008, University of Maryland: Fish ecology; climate variability; global environmental change; ecosystem-based management.
Pales-Espinosa, Emmanuelle, Ph.D., 1999, University of Nantes, France: Shellfish physiology; particle selection mechanisms in suspension feeding bivalves; algology.
Price, Roy, Ph.D., 2008, University of South Florida: Cycling of elements in coastal marine environmental and hydrothermal vents.
Venkatesan, Arjun K., Ph.D., 2013, Arizona State University: Contaminant fate & transport; organic contaminants; environmental analytical chemistry; physical-chemical treatment of water.