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Faculty & Staff

Leadership

Marine science faculty/staff listing: A
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Ken Halanych, Ph.D. Executive Director CMS halanychk 25000 1120 CMS
Lynn Leonard, Ph.D. Associate Director for
Research & Innovation
CMS lynnl 22304 1116 CMS
Karen Barnhill Associate Director for
Resource Management
CMS barnhillk 22305 1121C CMS
Jay Styron Associate Director for
Marine Operations
CMS styronj 22404 1135 CMS
Stephen Skrabal, Ph.D. Associate Director for Education CMS skrabals 23754 1118 CMS
Ami Wilbur, Ph.D. Director, Shellfish
Research Hatchery
CMS wilbura 22389 1101A SRH

A

Marine science faculty/staff listing: A
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Md Shah Alam Research Associate Professor CMS alamm 22945 2339 CMS
Garrett Alexander Research Technician CMS alexanderg 23530 1101 SRH
Troy Alphin Research Associate BMB alphint 22395 1340 CMS
Dr. Brian Arbogast Professor BMB arbogastb 22644 2013 FRIDAY
Dr. G. Brooks Avery Professor CAB averyg 27388 242A DOBO

B

Marine science faculty/staff listing: B
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Joni "Osku" Backstrom Assistant Professor EVS backstromj 23140 2102
TEACHING LAB
Lauren Baena Lab Manager CMS baenal 22370 1027B MARBIONC
Scott Baker Fisheries Specialist NCSG bakers 22492 1124 CMS
Karen Barnhill Associate Director for Resource Management CMS barnhillk 22305 1121C CMS
Kelly Baugher Assoc. Dir. 
of Real Estate
BUS baugherk 23641 2001G MARBIONC
Daniel Beguhl Tech Support Analyst CMS beguhld 22314 1121K CMS
Dr. Michael Benedetti Professor EOS benedettim 27650 107 DELOACH
Dr. Jennifer Biddle Associate Professor PIA biddlej 22187 261 LEUTZE
Dr. Fred Bingham Professor PHY binghamf 22383 1019 OPS
Dr. James Blum Professor MAT blumj 27635 1001A OSPREY
Dr. Stuart Borrett Professor / Associate Provost for Research BMB RAI borretts 27430 110C
ALDERMAN
Toniece Boynton Business Svcs Coordinator CMS boyntont 22307 1121I CMS
Dr. Philip Bresnahan Assistant Professor EOS bresnahanp 23490 1332 CMS
Dr. Christian Briseño-Avena Assistant Professor BMB brisenoavenac 22373 2337 CMS
Dr. Julia Buck Assistant Professor BMB buckj 22875 2330 CMS
Landis Bullock Research Ops
Manager
CMS bullockw 22578 1026A
Nelson Bullock Research Technician CMS bullockn 27848 1101C SRH

C

Marine science faculty/staff listing: C
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Larry Cahoon Professor BMB cahoon 23706 1051 FRIDAY
Patrick Carroll Research Specialist CMS carrollp 22942 1010
CMS OPS
Dr. Thomas Coombs Associate Professor CAB coombst 27250 2051 DOBO
Dr. Joseph Covi Associate Professor BMB covij 22514 2100 DOBO

D

Marine science faculty/staff listing: D
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Ray Danner Assistant Professor BMB dannerr 27895 2021 FRIDAY
Dr. Lydia Davis Post Doc Researcher CMS davisla
Janice Dickey Executive Assistant CHE dickeyj 27662 1011 CMS
Grant Diedrich Research Technician CMS diedrichg 1101C SRH
Dr. Christopher Dumas Professor EVS dumasc 24026 2038A
DOBO

E

Marine science faculty/staff listing: E
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Rebecca Ellin Adjunct Faculty CMS ellinr 1121 CMS
Dr. Steven Emslie Professor BMB emslies 23357 2075 DOBO
Dr. Patrick Erwin Associate Professor BMB erwinp 22326 1338 CMS
Dr. Devon Eulie Associate Professor EVS eulied 2110 TEACHING LAB
Jack Eynon Research Technician CMS eynonj 23530 1101 SRH

F

Marine science faculty/staff listing: F
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Doug Faircloth Research Specialist CMS fairclothb 22489 1043 OPS
Dr. Sarah Fausett Adjunct Research Faculty BMB fausetts 24092 1049 FRIDAY
Grace Fenwick Administrative Assistant CMS 22493 1115 CMS
Amy Finelli SRH Ops Manager CMS finellia 23530 1101B SRH
Dr. Christopher Finelli Assoc. Provost for Grad. Ed/Lifelong Learning & Dean, Graduate School GRAD finellic 24392 211 JAMES
Samantha Flounders Research Ops Manager CMS flounderss 22443 1015 CMS 
Crystal Flynn Procurement Specialist CMS flynnc 22306 1121H CMS
Dr. Nicole Fogarty Associate Professor BMB fogartyn 23397 2336 CMS
Dr. Arthur Frampton Associate Professor BMB framptona 22643 1063 DOBO
Dr. Troy Frensley Assistant Professor EVS frensleyb 20501 2106 TEACHING LAB
Dr. D. Wilson Freshwater Research Specialist CMS freshwaterw 22375 2325 CMS
Mary Ellen Frizzell Pub. Comm.
Specialist
CMS frizzellm 23892 1131 CMS

G

Marine science faculty/staff listing: G
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Jennifer Gabel Research Analyst CMS gabelj 22946 1012
CMS OPS
Dr. Douglas Gamble Professor EOS gambled 23778 129 DELOACH
Dr. Eman Ghoneim Professor EOS ghoneime 22795 126 DELOACH
Rajeshwar Govindapur Post Doc Research Fellow CMS govindapurr 27350 2022D MARBIONC
Dr. Candace Grimes Post Doc
Research Fellow
CMS grimescj 22370 127B
MARBIONC
Dr. Derek Grimes Assistant Professor PHY grimesdj 23624 1021 CMS

H

Marine science faculty/staff listing: H
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Kenneth Halanych Executive Director CMS halanychk 25000 1120 CMS
Steve Hall Research Vessel Capt CMS halls 22558 1048A OPS
Dr. Joanne Halls Professor EOS hallsj 27614 1004C OSPREY
Dr. Huili Hao Associate Professor EVS haoh 23259 2098 TEACHING LAB
Rachylle Hart Program Coordinator, NCPFAST CMS hartr 23648 2334 CMS
Dr. Andrea Hawkes Professor EOS hawkesa 22350 1328 CMS
Dr. Jeff Hill Asst. Chair/ Professor EVS hillj 23264 2114 TEACHING LAB
Franz Hueber Research Technician CMS hueberf 27848 1101C SRH

I

Marine science faculty/staff listing: I
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Mark Imperial Professor PIA imperialm 27928 267 LEUTZE

J

Marine science faculty/staff listing: J
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Jennie Jackson Business Officer CMS jacksonja 22204 1121E CMS
Dr. Jessie Jarvis Associate Professor BMB jarvisj 22839 2329 CMS
Dr. Winifred Johnson Assistant Professor CAB johnsonwm 22902 2338 CMS
Dr. S. Bart Jones Professor CAB joness 23211 2037 DOBO

K

Marine science faculty/staff listing: K
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Stephanie Kamel Associate Professor BMB kamels 22841 2338 CMS
Dr. Patricia Kelley Professor Emerita EOS kelleyp 448-0526 cell 1121 CMS
Dr. Robert Kieber Professor CAB kieberr 23865  2018B MARBIONC
Dr. Stephen Kinsey Professor BMB kinseys 27398 2001B FRIDAY
Dr. Kevin B. Kiser Lecturer BMB kiserk 22698 2020C OSPREY
Patrick Kistler MarineQuest
PreK-12 Coastal Eng.
WSE kistlerp 27783 1012 CMS
Dr. Shannon Klotsko Assistant Professor EOS klotskos 22346 1330 CMS
Dr. Julie Koester Lecturer BMB koesterj 27366 3031 FRIDAY
Dr. Heather Koopman Chair / Professor BMB koopmanh 23471 2069 FRIDAY
Logan Kozal Research Specialist CMS kozall 23530 SRH 1101
Sydney Kuczenski Research Specialist CMS kuczenskis 22370 1030 MARBIONC

L

Marine science faculty/staff listing: L
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Chris LaClair Research Specialist CMS laclairc 22327 1041 OPS
Haley Ladeau Research Technician CMS ladeauh 27848 1101C SRH
Dr. Todd LaMaskin Adjunct Associate Professor EOS lamaskint (541) 517-9322 219 DELOACH
Dr. Mark Lammers Professor MAT lammersm 23958 2007C OSPREY
Dr. Chad Lane Professor EOS lanec 23466 1326 CMS
Dr. Thomas Lankford Temp Faculty BMB lankfordt 24066
Dr. Hee-Seung Lee Professor CAB leehs 22439 3025E VETERANS
Karin LeMaire Coord. Business Ops OIC lemairek 22330 1039A ADMIN ANNEX
Dr. Lynn Leonard Professor /
Assoc. Dir. for Research & Innovation
EOS
CMS
lynnl 22304 1116 CMS
Lillian Lewis Business Svcs Coordinator CMS lewislh 22309 1121D CMS
Dr. Qianqian Liu Assistant Professor PHY liuq 22363 1039 CMS
Dr. Ai Ning Loh Associate Professor EOS lohan 22734 2335 CMS
Dr. Joe Long Associate Professor PPO longjw 22904 1104 COASTAL ENG
Dr. Zac Long Associate Professor BMB longz 22828 2067 FRIDAY
Dr. Susanna Lopez-Legentil Associate Professor BMB lopezlegentils 22615 2327 CMS

M

Marine science faculty/staff listing: M
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Michael A. Mallin Research Professor CMS mallinm 22358 1331 CMS
Dr. Jennifer McCall Assistant Professor SON mccalljr 23171 2029F VETERANS
Matthew McIver Research Specialist CMS mciverm 22357 1315 CMS
Dr. Dylan McNamara Chair / Professor PHY mcnamarad 22588 211B DELOACH
Dr. Ralph Mead Professor EOS meadr 22447 1325 CMS
Dr. James Merritt Temp Faculty CMS merrittj
Craig Metty Shipping/Receiving CMS mettyc 22318 1002A
Dr. Ryan Mieras Assistant Professor PHY mierasr 23462 1108 COASTAL ENGINEERING
Erin Moran MarineQuest
Coordinator
WSE morane 22992 1055 OPS
Dr. Jeremy Morgan Professor CAB morganj 22429 2022C MARBIONC
Harris Muhlstein MarineQuest
Associate
WSE muhlsteinh 22640 1056 OPS

N

Marine science faculty/staff listing: N
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Susan Niven Research Specialist CMS nivens 22113 1015C MARBIONC
Dr. Scott Nooner Professor EOS nooners 22352 1327 CMS
Danielle Norton Asst. Coral Husbandry Res. Tech. CMS nortond 20541
John Nunes Instrument Maker CMS nunesj 22577 1046A OPS

O

Marine science faculty/staff listing: O
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Morgan O'Connell MarineQuest Program Assistant WSE oconnellm 27783 1208A CMS
Paige O'Neill Program Manager, NC EcoTech CMS oneillp 22885 1117 CMS

P

Marine science faculty/staff listing: P
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Hai Pan Research Specialist CMS panh 22336 1337 CMS
Dr. Joseph Pawlik Distinguished Professor BMB pawlikj 22377 2333 CMS
Dr. Darin Penneys Associate Professor BMB penneysd 23046 2096 DOBO
Monica Petcovic Business Office Temp CMS petcovicm 23798 1121F CMS
Caroline Polder Research Technician CMS polderc 23530 1101 SRH
Dr. Mariko Polk Coastal Processes Specialist NCSG mapolk2@
ncsu.edu
22491 1125
Dr. Martin Posey Professor BMB poseym 22474 1333 CMS
Dr. Remington Poulin Research Assistant Professor CAB poulinr 24425 1055A
DOBO
Dr. Carolina Priester Senior Lecturer BMB priesterc 22943 2020B OSPREY

R

Marine science faculty/staff listing: R
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Matthew Ramirez Assistant Professor BMB ramirezmd 1339 CMS
Dr. Ryan Rhodes Lecturer BMB rhodesr 22208 2028B FRIDAY
Louis-Pierre Rich Coral Husbandry Research Technician CMS richl 20541 2303 CMS
Dr. James Rotenberg Associate Professor EVS rotenbergj 27549 2104 TEACHING LAB
Dr. Monica Rother Assistant Professor EVS rotherm 22918 2039 DOBO

S

Marine science faculty/staff listing: S
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Kalyn Saunders Executive Assistant CMS saunderskh 22408 1115 CMS
Kathryn Sausman Research Specialist CHHS sausmank 23916 1015B MARBIONC
Dr. Frederick Scharf Professor BMB scharff 27796 1059 FRIDAY
Dr. Peter Schuhmann Professor EAF schuhmannp 23417 220F CAMERON
Roger Shew Senior Lecturer EOS shewr 27676 121 DELOACH
Dr. Sheri Shiflett Adjunct Faculty EVS shifletts
Dr. Megumi Shimizu Temp SPA CAB shimizum 23450 3003 VETERANS
David Singley Assistant Director, Phys. Plant CMS Ops CMS singleyd 23545 1121 CMS
Dr. Stephen Skrabal Professor / Associate Director CAB
CMS
skrabals 23754 1118 CMS
Dr. Kerri Smith Assistant Professor BMB smithkj 23780 1334 CMS
Melissa D. Smith Scientific Illustrator CMS smithmd 22316 1130 CMS
Tammy Smith Housekeeper PPF smithtg 1051 OPS
Dr. Ann E. Stapleton Associate Professor BMB stapletona 27267 2061 FRIDAY
Dr. Wendy Strangman Assistant Professor CAB strangmanw 22393 2023A MARBIONC
Jay Styron Asst. Director Marine Ops CMS styronj 22404 1135 CMS
Dr. Sutara Suanda Assistant Professor PHY suandas 23462 1023 CMS
Dr. Lori Sutter Assistant Professor BMB sutterl 23229 1336 CMS

T

Marine science faculty/staff listing: T
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Alison R. Taylor Professor BMB taylora 22176 1082A DOBO
Dr. Michael Tift Assistant Professor BMB tiftm 22777 2081 DOBO
Dr. Bradley Tolar Assistant Professor BMB tolarb 27302 2331 CMS
Byron Toothman Research Specialist CMS toothmanm 22334 1003B OPS

U

Marine science faculty/staff listing: U
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Rachael Urbanek Professor / Chair EVS urbanekr 27909 2006D DOBO

V

Marine science faculty/staff listing: V
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan Professor CAB varadarajans 27350 2064 DOBO

W

Marine science faculty/staff listing: W
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
William Walter Research Technician CMS walterw 27848 1101C SRH
Dr. Ying Wang Associate Professor CAB wangyy 22888 3045 VETERANS
Dr. Matt Ware Post-Doc Research Fellow CMS warem 22387 2340 CMS
Dr. Jake Warner Assistant Professor BMB warnerj 20542 2331 CMS
Dr. David Webster Professor BMB webste 23756 170 BEAR
Dr. Jessica Weinkle Associate Professor PIA weinklej 23514 263 LEUTZE
David Wells Tech Support Analyst CMS wellsd 22315 1034 OPS
Heather Wells Research Specialist CMS wellsh 22335 1003E OPS
Elizabeth Westbrook Research Technician CMS westbrooke
Jason White Research Ops Manager CMS whitejh 22317 1013 OPS
Jimmy White Aquaculture Systems Tech CMS whitejp 22312 1044B OPS
Dr. Rob Whitehead Research Specialist CMS whiteheadrf 22356 1324 CMS
Dr. Ami Wilbur Professor BMB wilbura 22389 2326 CMS
Dr. Thomas Williamson Distinguished Professor CAB williamsonr 22397 2001B MARBIONC
Dr. Amanda Williard Professor BMB williarda 24064 1061 DOBO
Catarina Wilson Research Tech CMS wilsoncj 22370 1029B MARBIONC
Charles Wingert Research Specialist CMS wingertc 23359 1029 MARBIONC

Y

Marine science faculty/staff listing: Y
Name Title Dept Email Office Phone Office Location
Dr. Kara Yopak Associate Professor BMB yopakk 227408 2332 CMS
Bob York Research Specialist CMS yorkra 23404 1029A MARBIONC

Rooms & Facilities

Marine science faculty/staff listing: Rooms + Facilities
Name Room/Location Phone
Aquaculture Facility Wrightsville Beach 256-6807
Auditorium 1105 CMS 23338
Conference Room (Habitat) 1025 CMS 22622
Conference Room (Auditorium) 1105 CMS 23338
Conference Room (Atrium) 2211 CMS 22403
Courtesy Phone (Atrium) 2211 CMS 22402
Courtesy Phone (Lobby) 1102 CMS 22301
Courtesy Phone (MQ) 1208 CMS 22401
DISCOvery Lab 2023D MARBIONC 22099
Ebb Tide Cafe 27076
Facilities 23101
Fax Line 1133A CMS 22410
Grad Lab (1st Floor) 1323 CMS 22399
Grad Lab (2nd Floor) 2323 CMS 22400
Greenhouse 2202 CMS 22434
Guard House 22499
515-0331 cell
HVAC Fax 1206 CMS 22469
HVAC Office 1206 CMS 22414
Main Line  Front Office
1115 CMS
22301
MARBIONC Conference Room (1st Floor A) 1101A MARBIONC 21116
MARBIONC Conference Room (1st Floor B) 1101B MARBIONC 22102
MARBIONC Conference Room (1st Floor C) 1101C MARBIONC 22101
MARBIONC Conference Room (2nd Floor) 2001 MARBIONC 22111
MarineQuest 1208 CMS
1055 OPS
22640
Mass Spec Lab 1348 CMS 22031
NC Sea Grant 1123 CMS 22490
NMR Facility 2311 CMS 22437
Nutrient Lab 1316 CMS 22361
Pier 22313
R/V Cape Fear 617-5173
Shellfish Research Hatchery 23371
Shipping/Receiving 1002A OPS 22318
SPARC Grant Office 22745
Student Worker 1121 1121 CMS 22793
UNCW Police Rotation 1121G CMS 22613
Vessel Reservations
(Jay Styron)
22404
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