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School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000

Telephone: 631-632-8700
Fax: 631-632-8820

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School Administration

Dean
Paul Shepson  |   paul.shepson@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8700

Staff Assistant to the Dean
Steve Ortega  |   steve.ortega@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8700

Division Head, Atmospheric Sciences
Brian Colle  |   brian.colle@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-3174

Division Head, Marine Sciences
Gordon Taylor  |   gordon.taylor@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8688

Division Head, Sustainability Studies
Katherine Aubrecht  |   katherine.aubrecht@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-5360

Senior Assistant Dean
Stefanie Massucci  |   stefanie.massucci@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-3051

Associate Dean for Research
Kevin Reed  |   kevin.reed@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8686

 

Facility Managers

Facility Manager, South Campus
Mark Wiggins  |  mark.wiggins@stonybrook.edu 
Discovery Hall 141  |  631-632-8677

Facility Manager, Flax Pond Marine Laboratory
Stephen Abrams  |  stephen.abram@stonybrook.edu
15 Shore Drive  Old Field, NY 11733  |  631-675-1285

Facility Manager, Southampton Marine Sciences Center
Chris Paparo  |  christopher.paparo@stonybrook.edu
8 Little Neck Rd.  Southampton, NY 11968  |  631-632-5020

For Further Information

For additional information on undergraduate programs, please contact

Undergraduate Advisor
Nancy Black | Nancy.Black@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-9404

Director of Undergraduate Programs
Darcy Lonsdale  |  Darcy.Lonsdale@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8712

Faculty Director for Atmospheric Sciences
Brian Colle  |  Brian.Colle@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-3174

Faculty Director for Environmental Studies
Tara Rider | Tara Rider | 631-632-5307

Faculty Director for Marine Vertebrate Biology
Joe Warren |  joe.warren@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-5045

Faculty Director for Coastal Environmental Sciences
Kate Aubrecht | katherine.aubrecht@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-5360

Faculty Director for Marine Sciences
David Black |  david.black@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-8676

Faculty Director for Ecosystems and Human Impact
Sharon Pochron | sharon.pochron@stonybrook.edu

Faculty Director for Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning
Donovan Finn | donovan.finn@stonybrook.edu

Faculty Director for Environmental Humanities
David Taylor | david.j.taylor@stonybrook.edu

Faculty Director for Sustainability Studies
Arlene Cassidy | Arlene.Cassidy@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-5362

Faculty Director for the Semester by the Sea
Dr. Kurt Bretsch | Kurt.Bretsch@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-5156

For additional information on graduate programs, please contact

Director of Graduate Programs
Jackie Collier  |  Jackie.Collier@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8696

Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Atmospheric Sciences
Sultan Hameed  |   Sultan.Hameed@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8319

Faculty Director of the M.A. Program in Marine Conservation and Policy
Anne McElroy  |   Anne.McElroy@stonybrook.edu  |  631-632-8488

 

Staff

Educational Programs Coordinator
Ginny Clancy | ginny.clancy@stonybrook.edu 

Education Programs Assistant
Christina Fink | christina.fink@stonybrook.edu 

Assistant Director, Marine Conservation and Policy Program

Kaitlin Giglio | kaitlin.giglio@stonybrook.edu 

 

Human Resources and Grants Manager

Dominique Barone | dominique.barone@stonybrook.edu

 

Accounts Assistant

Erica Shannon | erica.shannon@stonybrook.edu 

 

Senior Systems Engineer

Mark Lang | mark.lang@stonybrook.edu | 631-632-3723

 

Staff Assistant, Southampton

Courtney Ferland | courtney.ferland@stonybrook.edu 

 

Staff Assistant, Marine Resources Advisory Council

Kim Knoll | kim.knoll@stonybrook.edu

 

Staff Assistant, COAST, LIGRI

Eileen Doyle | eileen.doyle@stonybrook.edu 

 

Assistant to the Director, CIDER

Karen Warren | karen.warren@stonybrook.edu 

 

Center Administrator, CCWT

Hilary Brooks | hilary.brooks@stonybrook.edu 

 

Instrument Engineer

Thomas Wilson | thomas.wilson@stonybrook.edu

Instrument Technician

Lucas Merlo | lucas.merlo@stonybrook.edu

 

Fleet Crew

Captains

Chris Harter | christian.harter@stonybrook.edu 

Brian Gagliardi | brian.gagliardi@stonybrook.edu

Michael Mason | michael.j.mason@stonybrook.edu 

David Bowman | david.bowman@stonybrook.edu 

Scott Convery | scott.convery@stonybrook.edu 

 

Deckhand and Small Vessel Captain

Jason Schweitzer | jason.schweitzer@stonybrook.edu 

 

Associate Director for Bivalve Restoration

Michael Doall | michael.doall@stonybrook.edu

 

Assistant Director for Policy and Outreach, IOCS

Christine Santora | christine.santora@stonybrook.edu  

 

Program Manager, CCWT

Frank Russo | frank.russo.3@stonybrook.edu  

 

Associate Director for Drinking Water Initiatives, CCWT

Arjun Venkatesan | Arjun.Venkatesan@stonybrook.edu 

 

Research Scientists and Technicians

Caitlin Asato | caitlin.asato@stonybrook.edu 

Michael Fogg | michael.fogg@stonybrook.edu 

Christina Heilbrun | christina.heilbrun@stonybrook.edu 

Cheng-Shiuan Lee | cheng-shiuan.lee@stonybrook.edu 

Tyler Menz | tyler.menz@stonybrook.edu 

Mariko Oue | mariko.oue@stonybrook.edu 

Levi Silvers | levi.silvers@stonybrook.edu 

Stuart Waugh | stuart.waugh@stonybrook.edu 

Joshua Zacharias | joshua.zacharias@stonybrook.edu 

Tatiana Zaliznyak | tatiana.zaliznyak@stonybrook.edu 

Shelagh Zegers | shelagh.zegers@stonybrook.edu 

Faculty

Lecturers

Kurt Bretsch | kurt.bretsch@stonybrook.edu 

Arlene Cassidy | Arlene.Cassidy@stonybrook.edu 

Sharon Pochron | sharon.pochron@stonybrook.edu 

Tara Rider | tara.rider@stonybrook.edu 

 

Assistant Professors

Ali Farhadzadeh | ali.farhadzadeh@stonybrook.edu 

Donovan Finn | donovan.finn@stonybrook.edu 

Sara Hamideh | sara.hamideh@stonybrook.edu 

Sung-Gheel Jang | SungGheel.Jang@stonybrook.edu 

David Taylor | david.j.taylor@stonybrook.edu 

Lesley Thorne | lesley.thorne@stonybrook.edu 

Karina Yager | karina.yager@stonybrook.edu 

 

Associate Professors

Katherine Aubrecht | katherine.aubrecht@stonybrook.edu 

Steven Beaupré | steven.beaupre@stonybrook.edu 

David Black | David.Black@stonybrook.edu 

Jackie Collier | Jackie.Collier@stonybrook.edu 

Michael French | michael.m.french@stonybrook.edu 

Hyemi Kim | hyemi.kim@stonybrook.edu 

Kamazima Lwiza | Kamazima.Lwiza@stonybrook.edu 

Brad Peterson | Bradley.Peterson@stonybrook.edu 

Kevin Reed | kevin.reed@stonybrook.edu 

Nils Volkenborn | nils.volkenborn@stonybrook.edu 

Joe Warren | Joe.Warren@stonybrook.edu 

Laura Wehrmann | laura.wehrmann@stonybrook.edu 

Christopher Wolfe | christopher.wolfe@stonybrook.edu 

Qingzhi Zhu | Qing.Zhu@stonybrook.edu 

 

Professors

Josephine Aller | Josephine.Aller@stonybrook.edu 

Robert Cerrato | Robert.Cerrato@stonybrook.edu 

Edmund Chang | Kar.Chang@stonybrook.edu 

Yong Chen | yong.chen.2@stonybrook.edu 

Brian Colle | Brian.Colle@stonybrook.edu 

Michael Frisk | Michael.Frisk@stonybrook.edu 

Sultan Hameed | Sultan.Hameed@stonybrook.edu 

Marat Khairoutdinov | Marat.Khairoutdinov@stonybrook.edu 

Daniel Knopf | daniel.knopf@stonybrook.edu 

Pavlos Kollias | pavlos.kollias@stonybrook.edu 

Darcy Lonsdale | Darcy.Lonsdale@stonybrook.edu 

John Mak | John.Mak@stonybrook.edu 

Gordon Taylor | Gordon.Taylor@stonybrook.edu 

Minghua Zhang | Minghua.Zhang@stonybrook.edu 

 

Distinguished Professors

Robert Aller | Robert.Aller@stonybrook.edu 

Nicholas Fisher | Nicholas.Fisher@stonybrook.edu 

Paul Shepson | paul.shepson@stonybrook.edu 

 

Distinguished Service Professors

Henry Bokuniewicz | Henry.Bokuniewicz@stonybrook.edu 

 

Endowed Professors

Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair for Nature and Humanity

Carl Safina | Csafina@safinacenter.org 

Marinetics Endowed Professorship in Marine Science

Bassem Allam | bassem.allam@stonybrook.edu 

Endowed Chair of Coastal Ecology and Conservation

Chris Gobler |  Christopher.Gobler@stonybrook.edu 

Endowed Professorship of Ocean Conservation Science

Ellen Pikitch | Ellen.Pikitch@stonybrook.edu 

 

Research Professors

Charles Flagg | Charles.Flagg@stonybrook.edu 

Roger Flood | Roger.Flood@stonybrook.edu 

Karine Kleinhaus | karine.kleinhaus@stonybrook.edu 

Ping Liu | ping.liu@stonybrook.edu 

Israel Lopez-Coto | israel.lopez-coto@stonybrook.edu 

Emmanuelle Pales-Espinosa | emmanuelle.palesespinosa@stonybrook.edu 

Roy Price | roy.price@stonybrook.edu 

Arjun Venkatesan | Arjun.Venkatesan@stonybrook.edu  

 

Affiliated Faculty

Stephen Baines | Stephen.Baines@stonybrook.edu

Heidi Hutner | heidi.hutner@stonybrook.edu

Heather Lynch | heather.lynch@stonybrook.edu

Carrie McDonough | carrie.mcdonough@stonybrook.edu 

Dianna Padilla | dianna.padilla@stonybrook.edu