Meet the people behind the Marine Center.

We share a common interest in understanding coastal issues and informing public debate, action and conservation—but our expertise is broad, with members from:

  • Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
  • Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
  • Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Department of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Geography
  • Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
  • School of Law

Please refer to faculty's personal pages on their departmental to find out more about graduate students and postdoctoral researchers involved in the Marine Center.

Leadership

tina treude

Tina Treude

Director, Marine Center; Professor

Department of Earth, Planetary, & Space Sciences, Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
kyle cavanaugh

Kyle Cavanaugh

Vice Director, Marine Center; Assistant Professor

UCLA Department of Geography

Faculty

paul barber

Paul Barber

Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
donald buth

Donald Buth

Professor Emeritus

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
kyle cavanaugh

Kyle Cavanaugh

Vice Director, Marine Center; Assistant Professor

UCLA Department of Geography
robert eagle

Robert Eagle

Assistant Professor

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
peggy fong

Peggy Fong

Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
timu w. gallien

Timu W. Gallien

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
mark gold

Mark Gold

Director; Deputy Secretary

Ocean Protection Council at the California Natural Resources Agency; Oceans and Coastal Policy
malcolm gordon

Malcolm Gordon

Professor Emeritus

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
larry harding

Larry Harding

Adjunct Professor

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
sean hecht

Sean Hecht

Co-Executive Director, Evan Frankel Professor of Policy and Practice and Co-Director of UCLA Law Environmental Law Clinic

School of Law, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
cara horowitz

Cara Horowitz

Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director and Co-Director, UCLA Environmental Law Clinic

Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment, School of Law
david jacobs

David Jacobs

Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
jennifer jay

Jennifer Jay

Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
glen macdonald

Glen MacDonald

WMRC Director, WRG Faculty Director, John Muir Memorial Chair in Geography, and Distinguished Professor

Department of Geography, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
andrew stewart

Andrew Stewart

Assistant Professor

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
mel suffet

Mel Suffet

Distinguished Professor

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Science and Engineering Program
aradhna tripati

Aradhna Tripati

Associate Professor, Center for Diverse Leadership in Science Director & P.I.

IoES, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences

Researchers

anita leinweber

Anita Leinweber

Assistant Researcher

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
j. molemaker

J. Molemaker

Assistant Researcher

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics

Graduate Students

zack gold

Zack Gold

PhD Student; Leader of the Marine Center Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Network

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology