Faculty

Administration


Reide Corbett, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Coastal Studies Institute
Dean, Integrated Coastal Programs

Corey Adams
Research Operations Manager

Shelia Ellis

Shelia Ellis
Lead Administrative Assistant, Department of Coastal Studies

 

Marie Magee
Business Officer

Julie Kirn
University Programs Associate

Nancy Rundhammer
Assistant Director of Administration & Research

 

 

 

 


Research


Stu Hamilton, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Coastal Studies
Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute

George Bonner
Director, North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program

Linda D’Anna, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Associate Director, Outer Banks Field Site, UNC Institute for the Environment

 

Lindsay Dubbs, Ph.D.
Associate Director, North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program
Director, Outer Banks Field Site, UNC Institute for the Environment

Rosana Ferreira, Ph.D.
Director, Integrated Coastal Sciences Ph.D. Program
Professor, Department of Geography, Planning & Environment

Rachel Gittman, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

 

Cynthia Grace-McCaskey, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

David Griffith, Ph.D.
Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Professor, Department of Coastal Studies

Nadine Heck, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies

 

Andy Keeler, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU

David Lagomasino, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies

Jim Morley, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

 

Mike Muglia, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Research Associate Professor, Department of Coastal Studies
Assistant Director for Science & Research, North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program

Siddharth Narayan, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies

Mike O’Driscoll, Ph.D.
Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Professor, Department of Coastal Studies

 

Paul Paris

Paul Paris, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Coastal Studies Institute

Qubin Qin, Ph.D.
Coastal Studies Institute
Department of Coastal Studies

Teresa Ryan, Ph.D.
Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Professor, Director of Engineering Research, Department of Engineering

Eric Wade, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies


Postdoctoral Scholars and Scientific Staff


Zaid Al-Attabi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Coastal Studies

Sean Patrick Charles, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Coastal Studies

Rebekah Littauer
Research Technician, Coastal Studies Institute

 

Alexander Smith
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Coastal Studies

Trip Taylor
Research Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute

Ron Vave
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Coastal Studies

 

Verena Wang, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Scholar,  Coastal Studies Institute

Lindsay Wentzel
Research Technician, Coastal Studies Institute

 

 


Public Engagement and Outreach


John McCord
Assistant Director for
Public Engagement and Outreach, Coastal Studies Insitute

Lauren Kirlin
Outreach Associate, Coastal Studies Institute

Parker Murphy
Outreach Specialist, Coastal Studies Institute


North Carolina Sea Grant


 

Sara E. Mirabilio, MSc
Fisheries Extension Specialist

 

 


Facilities & Information Technology


Mike Hosey
Facilities Supervisor

 

 


Dive & Water Safety Staff


Mark Keusenkothen
Director of Diving & Water Safety

Nicole Adkins
Administrative Support Associate

Mike Baker
Marine Dock Master

Ryan Bradley
Dive Safety Officer

 

Eric Diadorrio
Research Vessel Captain