Affiliated and Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Michael Beck (The Nature Conservancy, Long Marine Laboratory)
Marine conservation, regional biodiversity planning, habitat restoration, marine proprietary rights

Steven Bograd (Institute of Marine Sciences/National Marine Fisheries Services)
Physical oceanography, climate variability, physical-biological interactions, eastern boundary current systems, and fisheries oceanography

John Colosi (Naval Postgraduate School)
Acoustical and physical oceanography; Stochastic wave propagation; internal waves and tides; mid-latitude, continental shelf, and Arctic environments.

Andrea Fassbender (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)
Marine biogeochemical cycling and the ocean’s role in global climate through the carbon cycle.

John Carlos Garza (Southwest Fisheries Science Center)
Population and ecological genetics of marine organisms

Colleen Reichmuth (Institute of Marine Sciences)
Behavioral, sensory, and cognitive ecology of marine mammals

Yui Takeshita (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)
Develop and apply autonomous sensing technology to observe marine biogeochemical cycles in situ. 

Alexandra Worden (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)
Mechanisms and controls of microbial population dynamics with an emphasis on carbon cycling in marine ecosystems

Affiliated Faculty

Giacomo Bernardi (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Fish biology, phylogenetics, evolution

Mark Carr (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) 
Marine ecology, applied marine ecology

Daniel Costa (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Physiological ecology of marine mammals and birds

Phillip Crews (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
Marine natural products chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, organic structural analysis by NMR, natural products of marine macro- and microorganisms

Donald Croll (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Ecology and conservation of islands and seabirds

Andrew Fisher (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
Hydrogeology, crustal studies, heat flow, modeling

Laurel Fox (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Terrestrial population and community ecology, plant-animal interactions

Thomas Guilderson (Institute of Marine Sciences)
Applied isotope geochemistry, biogeochemistry, carbon cycle, climate studies

Gary Griggs (Earth & Planetary Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences)
Coastal geology, oceanography

Steven Haddock (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)
Ecology of bioluminescence and gelatinous zooplankton from blue-water and deep-sea environments

Marc Mangel (Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
Quantitative and behavioral ecology, marine fisheries, with particular application to salmonids, rockfish and krill

Baldo Marinovic (Institute of Marine Sciences)
Plankton biology, Euphausiid (krill) population biology, zooplankton ecology, pelagic food web dynamics and the potential impacts of climate change on zooplankton and fisheries interactions

Jeffrey Paduan (NOAA/COTS Center for Integrated Marine Technology)
Coastal ocean dynamics, physical oceanographic modeling from high frequency radar data

Adina Paytan (Institute of Marine Sciences)
Biogeochemistry, paleoceanography, chemical oceanography, environmental and aquatic chemistry

Grant Pogson (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Molecular population genetics, ecological genetics, marine invertebrates and fishes

Donald Potts (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Coral reef ecology, genetics, evolution, and geological history; marine biodiversity; tropical biology, global change, and remote sensing

Jason X Prochaska (Distinguished Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics)
Affiliate of Ocean Sciences, Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR), UC Santa Cruz

Peter Raimondi (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Marine ecology, evolutionary ecology, experimental design, applied ecology

Scott Shaffer (Biological Sciences, SJSU)
Physiological ecology of vertebrate animals, especially birds and mammals

Lisa Sloan (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
Earth history and global change, stratigraphy-sedimentation, methods in Paleoclimatology, topics in climate change

Donald Smith (Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology)
Neurotoxicity, cellular and organismal responses to environmental toxins

Randall Wells (Sarasota Dolphin Research Program)
Behavioral ecology and conservation biology of small cetaceans

Terrie Williams (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Large mammal physiology, bioenergetics, exercise and environmental physiology

James Zachos (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
Oceanography, stable isotope geochemistry, sedimentology/stratigraphy, oceans and climate, deep time paleoclimates, paleoceanography