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Leslie Acton

Dr. Leslie Acton

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

coastal and oceans governance; human geography; political ecology; common-pool resource (CPR) theory

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Oceanography 108

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Leslie.ActonFREEMississippi

Mike Andres

Dr. Mike Andres

Assistant Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

Parasitology, Fish Ecology, Gulf Sturgeon Conservation

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Fisheries Building 101

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Michael.AndresFREEMississippi

Patrick Biber

Dr. Patrick Biber

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

water quality, ecology, plant biology, plant physiology

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 132

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Patrick.BiberFREEMississippi

Reg Blaylock

Dr. Reg Blaylock

Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

Fish Diseases, Aquaculture

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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reg.blaylockFREEMississippi

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Jerald Caruthers

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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jerald.caruthersFREEMississippi

Kelly Darnell

Dr. Kelly Darnell

Assistant Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

Benthic and coastal ecology; seagrass biology and ecology; seagrass reproductive ecology

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Caylor 216

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Kelly.DarnellFREEMississippi

Zachary Darnell

Dr. Zachary Darnell

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Animal Behavior, Physiological Ecology, Marine Ecology, Fisheries

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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zachary.darnellFREEMississippi

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Kim De Mutsert

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

fish ecology, ecological modeling, estuarine ecology, coastal science

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Cedar Point Research Building 118B

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Kim.DeMutsertFREEMississippi

Kevin Dillon

Dr. Kevin Dillon

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

marine biogeochemistry, food web dynamics, groundwater hydrology, natural and artificial tracers

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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Kevin.DillonFREEMississippi

Luke Fairbanks

Dr. Luke Fairbanks

Assistant Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

human geography, political ecology, and policy studies

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Oceanography 128

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Luke.FairbanksFREEMississippi

Robert Griffitt

Robert Griffitt

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Ecotoxicology, genomics, bioinformatics

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

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Joe.GriffittFREEMississippi

Leila Hamdan

Dr. Leila Hamdan

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Marine Microbial Ecology

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Cedar Point Research Bldg 120B

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Leila.HamdanFREEMississippi

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William Hawkins

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

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william.hawkinsFREEMississippi

Frank Hernandez

Dr. Frank Hernandez Jr

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Fisheries Oceanography

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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Frank.HernandezFREEMississippi

Robert Leaf

Dr. Robert Leaf

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Fisheries & Fisheries Oceanog.

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Howse Oceanography Building 119

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Robert.LeafFREEMississippi

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Robin Overstreet

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

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Robin.OverstreetFREEMississippi

Mark Peterson

Dr. Mark Peterson

Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

Fisheries Ecology, Ichthyology, Gulf Sturgeon Conservation

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Fisheries Building Room 103

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Mark.PetersonFREEMississippi

Eric Powell

Eric Powell

Full Professor

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

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Eric.N.PowellFREEMississippi

Chet Rakocinski

Professor Chet Rakocinski

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

on benthic ecology and fisheries ecology in marine, estuarine, and freshwater habitats

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Oceanography 131

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chet.rakocinskiFREEMississippi

Eric Saillant

Dr. Eric Saillant

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Conservation genetics and genomics of marine organisms, Aquaculture Genetics/genomics, Breeding programs

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 210B Aquaculture Research and Laboratory Bdg. Cedar Pt

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Eric.SaillantFREEMississippi

Joyce Shaw

Ms. Joyce Shaw

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Special Libraries; Scholarly Communication; History of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory; Informal Science Education Programming

College: University Libraries
Discipline: University Libraries

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 110

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Joyce.ShawFREEMississippi

Wei Wu

Dr. Wei Wu

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Systems Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Hydrology, Biogeochemical Cycles, Modeling, Bayesian Statistics

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 111

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Wei.WuFREEMississippi