Affiliates

IGPMS Affiliate Faculty serve in one or more of the following roles: committee member for an IGPMS student, faculty with an interest in recruiting students through IGPMS, or an historical relationship with IGPMS.

Alison Butler

Distinguished Professor

3670D PSBN
Marine Bioinorganic Chemistry and Metallobiochemistry.

Leila Carvalho

Professor

6808 Ellison Hall
Main research interests: tropical climates, monsoon systems, mountain meteorology, fire weather regimes, and extremes.

Jenn Caselle

Research Biologist

4314 MSRB
Marine ecology and conservation, community ecology, trophic interactions, coral reefs and kelp forests.

Christopher Costello

Professor

4410 Bren Hall
Chris’ research addresses natural resource and environmental management under uncertainty and incomplete property rights.

Anthony DeTomaso

Professor

1107 Life Sciences
Molecular mechanisms of self/non-self recognition in non-vertebrates; characterization of stem cells and development processes underlying regeneration and aging.

Erika Eliason

Assistant Professor

2306 MSRB
Ecological and evolutionary physiology, Fish biology, global change biology, comparative physiology.

Gretchen Hofmann

Professor

4310 MSRB
Global change biology and marine physiology.

Sally Holbrook

Distinguished Professor

3316 MSRB
Marine ecology, community ecology, species interactions.

Patricia Holden

Professor

3508 Bren Hall
Environmental microbiology, water quality, pollutants, soils, urban and protected areas.

Matt Jackson

Professor

2012 Webb
Geochemistry and Igneous Petrology.

Charles Jones

Professor

6810 Ellison Hall
Climate variability and change, monsoons, extreme events, predictability, wildfires and regional modeling.

Bruce Kendall

Professor

4514 Bren Hall
Bruce is an ecological theoretician and modeler who applies population ecology to problems in conservation and fisheries management.

Armand Kuris

Professor

2002 MBL
The mission of our research group is to reveal the role of infectious diseases in ecosystems. We investigate parasite ecology, disease ecology, food web dynamics, ecology and evolution of infectious strategies, and control of human parasites.

Kevin Lafferty

Adjunct Faculty
US Geological Survey

2308 MSRB
USGS ecologist studying food webs (and parasites) in kelp forests, estuaries, coral reefs and beaches.

Hunter Lenihan

Professor

3428 Bren Hall
Professor of Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology.

Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz

Assistant Professor

2328 Engineering II
Wind energy, conductivity sensing, drag reduction using superhydrophobic surfaces, cohesive sediment.

Sally MacIntyre

Professor

4308 MSRB
Limnology and Coastal Oceanography, with particular emphasis on physical-biological coupling.

Douglas McCauley

Associate Professor

2314 MSRB
Understanding the ecology of communities and ecosystems in a rapidly changing world.

John Melack

Professor

4424 Bren Hall
Ecological processes in lakes, wetlands and streams and their catchments throughout the world.

Holly Moeller

Assistant Professor

1120 Noble Hall
Uses mathematics, experiments, and field observations to understand how metabolic interactions between species shape the structure and function of ecological communities.

Norm Nelson

Researcher

6817 Ellison Hall
I count photons and herd phytoplankton.

Michelle O'Malley

Associate Professor

3343 Engineering II
Synthetic biology; cellular and biomolecular engineering; sustainability and bioremediation; membrane proteins; genetic regulation.

Carter Ohlmann

Researcher

6713 Ellison
Physical Oceanography

Simone Pulver

Associate Professor

4001 Bren Hall
Pulver's research focuses broadly on the intersection of economic action and environmental harm and seeks to integrate theoretical frameworks related to global governance, organizational theory, and economic and environmental sociology.

Leonel Romero

Assistant Researcher

6803 Ellison Hall
Upper ocean processes, surface waves, air-sea interaction, coastal processes, field observations, remote sensing techniques, and numerical modeling.

Joel Rothman

Professor

3137 Bio II
Regulation of development and differentiation; regulation of programmed cell death and cell division; mechanisms of tumorigenesis.

Russell Schmitt

Professor

3314 MSRB
Population and community ecology, marine ecology.

Alex Simms

Associate Professor

2041 Webb Hall
Our lab investigates how coastlines evolve over thousands of years.

Bill Smith

Professor

2137 Bio II
Developmental genetics and morphogenesis of the primitive chordate Ciona.

Samantha Stevenson

Assistant Professor

3412 Bren Hall
Climate and ocean modeling, tropical Pacific climate dynamics, and long-term variations in hydroclimate.

Herbert Waite

Distinguished Professor

3154 MBL
Structure-properties relationships in loadbearing marine biomolecular materials, e.g. from mussels, squid and whelks, at different length and time scales to design new materials.

Lizzy Wilbanks

Assistant Professor

2128 Noble Hall
I am interested how microbial interactions and tightly-coupled biogeochemical cycles drive the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of populations, with a current focus on the bacteria and archaea of marine aggregates and biofilms.