CEOE People

Robinson Hall
The College of Earth, Ocean and Environment (CEOE) administrative home is Robinson Hall, located on UD's main campus in Newark, DE.

Our facilities offer state-of-the-art research laboratories, offices and modern classrooms supporting programs in Earth Sciences, Geography and Spatial Sciences, and the School of Marine Science and Policy. The Georgian period building is at the heart of campus on the Green also known as the mall a popular spot where you will enjoy studying and relaxing in between classes.


portrait of Estella Atekwana

Estella Atekwana

Dean, College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
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Fabrice Veron

Deputy Dean, College of Earth, Ocean and Environment

Keeley Powell

Senior Assistant Dean, Student Services

Mark Dobbins

Business Officer

Paul Dumigan

Director, College Computing Operations

Kelli Kerbawy

Assistant Dean for Graduate Services

Mark Jolly-Van Bodegraven

Director, Environmental Public Education (Communications)

Academic Unit Leaders

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John A. Madsen

Interim Chair, Department of Earth Sciences
Tracy DeLiberty

Tracy DeLiberty

Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences
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Mark A. Moline

Director, School of Marine Science and Policy

Our faculty and graduate students are listed on their respective academic departments.

Affiliated Program Leaders

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Kathryn Coyne

Director, Delaware Sea Grant College Program
Delaware Geological Survey

David Wunsch

Director, Delaware Geological Survey

CEOE Staff

Name Title Email Phone
Aundrea DeVuono-Young Assistant to the Dean 302-831-2841
Janice Brown Administrative Assistant III 302-831-8062
Lisa Dorey Administrative Assistant III 302-645-4234
Name Title Email Phone
William Parnella Supervisor, Building Services 302-831-3156
Name Title Email Phone
Lucille Angeline Sponsored Programs Coordinator 302-645-4279
Amanda Burns Financial Coordinator 302-831-4665
Roseann Caraway Sr Sponsored Programs Coordinator 302-645-4016
Mary Carr Sponsored Programs Coordinator 302-831-2599
Heather Gordon Sr. Grants Analyst N/A
Lori Hans Financial Analyst I,
Delaware Sea Grant Finance Officer 302-831-8283
Margaret Jarrell Sponsored Programs Coordinator 302-831-8182
Kyungae Kim Financial Analyst II 302-831-2031
Lisa Ridenour Manager, Grant Administration 302-831-4100
Name Title Email Phone
Timothy Brown Computing Support Specialist I 302-831-1139
Matthew Shatley Database Administrator II 302-831-4697
Fernanda Velasquez Web, Database and Applications Programmer 302-645-4274
Carl Wright Computing Support Specialist I 302-645-4030
Name Title Email Phone
Christopher Petrone MAS Extension Director 302-645-4308
David Christopher Marine Education 302-645-4193
Kate Fleming Coastal Ecologist 302-645-4297
Edward Hale Fisheries, Seafood and Aquaculture 302-645-4060
Ed Lewandowski Sustainable Coastal Communities 302-645-4253
Dennis McIntosh Aquaculture, Delaware State University Faculty 302-857-6456
Danielle Swallow Coastal Hazards 302-645-4258
Edward Whereat Water Quality 302-645-4252
Name Title Email Phone
Tamara Beeson Art Director 302-831-0525
Kevin Liedel Digital Communications Specialist 302-831-1747
Adam Thomas Communications Specialist II 302-831-6427

Delaware Sea Grant College Program

Name Title Email Phone
Christian Hauser Associate Director 302-831-8087

Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research

Name Title Email Phone
Patricia Miloslavich Executive Director 302-831-7011

Special Initiative on Offshore Wind

Name Title Email Phone
Kris Ohleth Executive Director   201-850-3690
Stephanie McClellan Limited Term Researcher 302-831-2841

Join our team

With a research focus and a global reach, CEOE is the place for personal and professional growth. Check back regularly for openings and employment opportunities. Current openings include:

Postdoctoral Fellow

The School of Marine Science & Policy at the University of Delaware is seeking Postdoctoral Fellows on a wide range of subjects, to work with Dr. James Rising, as part of the Open Modeling Group. We are interested in graduates from interdisciplinary backgrounds, engaged in research that connects humans and the environment, and welcome candidates engaged in quantitative research in any of the following areas: climate change impacts and adaptation; integrated complex systems modeling; coastal social-environmental planning; fisheries and the broader food system. This is a full-time, twelve-month appointment with the potential to continue for two years. The start date is as soon as January 2021 for applications received by October 31, 2020. Learn more about expectation, qualifications, and the application process in this PDF.