Kevin Arrigo is a member of the Center for Ocean Solutions’ Fellowship & Curriculum Committee. He is a Professor of Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University, as well as current Director of Stanford’s Graduate Program in Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.
Jim Barry serves as a member of the Fellowship & Curriculum Committee at the Center for Ocean Solutions. He is a benthic ecologist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) studying several aspects of the biology and ecology of marine organisms and communities.
At the Center for Ocean Solutions, Dr. Steven Bograd is a member of the “Climate Change and Pelagic Predators” and “Patterns, Drivers and Consequences of Coastal Hypoxia in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem” Working Groups.
Meg Caldwell serves as the executive director for the Center for Ocean Solutions. She also directs the Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program at Stanford Law School, where her research and teaching focuses on the use of science in environmental and marine resource policy development and implementation as well as private and public incentives for natural resource conservation.
Francisco Chavez serves as a member of the Center for Ocean Solutions’ Fellowship & Curriculum Committee. A Senior Scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), he is a biological oceanographer with interests in how climate change and variability regulate ocean ecosystems on local and basic scales.
Robert Dunbar is a member of the Center for Ocean Solutions Management Committee. He is the William M. Keck Professor of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, and the Victoria P. and Roger W. Sant Director of the Earth Systems Program, the largest undergraduate and co-terminal masters program in the School of Earth Sciences.
At the Center for Ocean Solutions, Dr. Ben Halpern is involved in programs focusing on marine spatial planning. Halpern focuses his research at the interface between marine ecology and conservation biology.
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is an active collaborator with the Center for Ocean Solutions, including acting as spokesman on coral reefs and climate change during the climate treaty negotiations in Copenhagen, coordinating a Forum for Pacific environmental leaders as part of the Center’s Training and Outreach program, and playing an active role in the formation of the Climate Change Initiative and Pacific Ocean crosscutting project.