School Directory

Faculty member Matt Oliver shows a Delaware fisher how to use his sturgeon predictor app


Below you will find information about out to contact our department faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and staff. Each faculty member has a link to a profile page listing their research interests, appointments and more information. You can also browse the department's research focus areas or the college's research themes to find faculty who work in each area.


Jennifer F. Biddle


Katharina Billups

Director, School of Marine Science and Policy

Anna Birkenbach

Assistant Professor

Wei-Jun Cai

Associate Dean for Research and Mary A.S. Lighthipe Chair of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Aaron Carlisle

Assistant Professor

Jonathan Cohen

Associate Professor and Marine Science Undergraduate Coordinator
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Kathryn Coyne

Associate Professor

Danielle Dixson

Associate Professor

Jeremy M. Firestone

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Ed Hale

Assistant Professor
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Thomas Hanson

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I. Pablo Huq

Associate Professor

Willett Kempton


Tobias Kukulka

Miling Li

Mi-Ling Li

Assistant Professor of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology

Yun Li

Assistant Professor

Xinfeng Liang

Associate Professor and Graduate Director

George Luther

Maxwell P. and Mildred H. Harrington Professor of Marine Studies

Adam G. Marsh

Associate Professor

Carlos Moffat

Associate Professor
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Mark A. Moline

Maxwell P. and Mildred H. Harrington Professor of Marine Studies
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Andreas Muenchow

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Matthew Oliver

Patricia and Charles Robertson Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy

Kimberly Oremus

Assistant Professor

George Parsons

Unidel E.I. du Pont Professor of Marine Studies
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James Rising

Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Sargent

Elizabeth Sargent

Assistant Professor
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Sunita Shah Walter

Assistant Professor

Carolyn Thoroughgood


Arthur Trembanis

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Fabrice Veron

Interim Dean, College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
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Mark E. Warner


Andrew Wozniak

Assistant Professor

Xiao-Hai Yan

Mary A.S. Lighthipe Professor of Marine Studies

Joanna York

Director, Delaware Sea Grant College Program

Joint Appointments

Cristina L. Archer

Cristina L. Archer

Professor and Unidel Howard Cosgrove Career Development Chair in Environment

Chandranath Basak

Assistant Professor

Clara Chan



Assistant Professor of Economics, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

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Tracy DeLiberty

Tracy DeLiberty

Deputy Dean


Edward C. Davis Professor; Director for the Center for the Study of Pollutants in the Environment

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Unidel Crawford H. Greenewalt Chair, Professor of Plant Molecular Biology

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Department Chair and Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics


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Edward C. Davis Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering


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Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering


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Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Daniel J. Leathers

Daniel J. Leathers

Professor and Meteorology & Climate Science Director
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John A. Madsen

Chair, Department of Earth Sciences


Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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S. Hallock du Pont Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics

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Holly Michael

Director, Delaware Environmental Institute, and Professor, Unidel Fraser Russell Career Development Chair for the Environment


Associate Director of the Center for Experimental & Applied Economics

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Professor and Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering


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A. R. Siders

Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub


Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Plant and Soil Sciences

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  • Helga Huntley, Assistant Professor, Rowan University
  • Young-Heon Jo, Pusan National University
  • David Lawson, Program Director, Ratcliffe Eco-Entrepreneurship Fellows
  • Evelyn Maurmeyer, President, Coastal and Estuarine Research
  • Robert Nicholson, Navy Space Command
  • Donald Nuzzio
  • Nathan Paldor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • David Rickard, Cardiff University
  • Joe Smith, United States Naval Academy
  • Andrew Thaler, Blackbeard Biologic: Science and Environmental Advisors
  • David Velinsky, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
  • John Wehmiller, Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth Sciences
Name Phone Email
Fabio Addona N/A
Colin Colbourn 574-226-1439
Garrett Ejzak
Qian Li 302-831-2471
Zhangxian Ouyang N/A
Jerome Pinti
Elliott Roberts
Amanda Timmerman N/A
Yanfei Wang N/A
Name Advisor Email
So Hyun Bae Wei-Jun Cai
Weiyang Bao Carlos Moffat
Timothy Bateman Mark E. Warner
Christina Baughan Jennifer F. Biddle
Alexa Bennett Thomas Hanson
Frederike Benz Carlos Moffat
Hayden Boettcher Jonathan Cohen
Amy Bosteels Carolyn Thoroughgood
Malique Bowen Jennifer Biddle
Jarius Bradley
Aaron Carlisle
Jessica Capista Mark Warner
Joy Chakrabartty George Parsons
Nan Chen Xiao-Hai Yan
Seleni Cruz Kimberly Oremus & Anna Birkenbach
Jessica Dobson Kimberly Oremus
Bo Dong
Wei-Jun Cai
Deanna Edwing
Xiao-Hai Yan
Kelsea Edwing
Xiao-Hai Yan
David Feagins
Wei-Jun Cai
Randy Feris Ed Hale
Samuel Fielding Jeremy Firestone
Julia Fontana Jonathan Cohen
Maryam Golbazi Cristina L. Archer
Scott Goldberg Danielle Dixson
Stephen Gonski Wei-Jun Cai
Austin (Donald) Grant Thomas Hanson
Justin Guider Sunita Shah Walter
Ingrid Havron
Miling Li
Taylor Hoffman Jonathan Cohen
Lei Huang Xiao-Hai Yan
Minghai Huang Xinfeng Liang
Katherine Hudson Matthew Oliver
Robert Jaquette Fabrice Veron
Gretchen Johnson
Kathy Coyne
Shannon Jones Miling Li
Chris Kelly Andrew Wozniak
Gwen Larson Carlos Moffat
Andrea Leontiou Aaron Carlisle
Xinyu Li Wei-Jun Cai
Meaghan Lightfoot Jonathan Cohen
Xinyou Lin Xiao-Hai Yan
Chao Liu Xinfeng Liang
Mark Lundine Arthur Trembanis
Benjamin Marsaly Aaron Carlisle
Robert (Alan) Mason Tobias Kukulka
Kaitlyn McPherran Arthur Trembanis
Lingsheng Meng Xiao-Hai Yan
Bastian M√ľnch Katharina Billups
Olorunjuedalo Solomon Oguntoyinbo
I. Pablo Huq
Grant Otto Arthur Trembanis
Tianyin Ouyang Andrew Wozniak
Rachel Owrutsky Andrew Wozniak
Li Pan Xinfeng Liang
Sun Woo Park Art Trembanis
Sara Parkison Willett Kempton
Ashley Pavia Miling Li
Evan Quinter Carlos Moffat
Jennifer Repp Arthur Trembanis
Robert Roose Matthew Oliver
Marie Rucker Carolyn Thoroughgood
Maria Sabando Plaza Aaron Carlisle
Devon Scott Aaron Carlisle
Morgan Sommers Fabrice Veron
Haowei Sun Xiao-Hai Yan
Todd Thoman Tobias Kukulka
Grant Voirol Matthew Oliver
Xin Wang Carlos Moffat
Xingchi Wang Tobias Kukulka
Caroline Wiernicki Aaron Carlisle
Richard Wong Aaron Carlisle
Leland Wood
Sunita Shah Walter
Zelun Wu Xiao-Hai Yan
Yang Zhang Xinfeng Liang
Nanqing Zhou Clara Chan
Tianyu Zhou Yun Li
Stephanie Zmina Matthew Oliver
Name Title Phone Email
Kevin Beam Captain, R/V Daiber 302-645-4343
Christopher Bogan Second Mate, R/V Sharp 302-645-4343
Hunter Bunting Ship's Steward, R/V Sharp
Huxley Conner Able Seaman, R/V Sharp
Timothy Deering Manager, Oceanographic Svc. 302-645-4338
Evan Falgowski Second Mate, Small Boat Support 302-645-4343
Christian Kernisan Oceanographic Technician 302-645-4343
Josef Lachmann Maintenance Assistant 302-645-4338
Sean McNulty Chief Mate, R/V Sharp
Herbert North Chief Engineer, R/V Sharp
Jon Swallow Director, Marine Operations 302-396-8565
James Warrington Captain, R/V Sharp
Frank Wyrick Assistant Chief Engineer, R/V Sharp
Name Title Phone Email
Mark Angeline Campus Coordinator
Rebecca Cox Administrative Assistant IV 302-831-2336
Alina Ebling Lab Coordinator I 302-645-4266
Najid Hussain Lab Coordinator I 302-831-2471
Matthew Oliver Graduate Director 302-645-4079
Royce Robbins Systems Programmer III 302-377-1257
Patricia Welch Business Administrator I 302-645-4051
Erik White Research Project Engineer 302-645-4376
Sharon Wiegner Business Administrator II 302-831-6836
Sonya Yasack Administrative Assistant III 302-831-1587