Affiliated Researchers

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.

Terry Hughes is an affiliated researcher with the Center for Ocean Solutions, an Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellow, and Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, where he leads Program 5: Resilience of linked social-ecological systems. Terry has an extensive background in coral reef ecology, and his research has increasingly evolved from an ecological focus towards a broader evaluation of the linkages between coral reef ecosystems and people.


John Lynham is an affiliated researcher with the Center for Ocean Solutions and an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, where he is also a UHERO Research Fellow. John has held regular Visiting Professor appointments in the Economics Department and the Program in Human Biology at Stanford. His research interests include environmental/resource economics, marine ecology, and behavioral economics.

Susi is an affiliated researcher with the Center for Ocean Solutions, a Social Science Research Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute at Stanford University, and the Director of her own research firm, Susanne Moser Research and Consulting. She is a nationally recognized expert in climate change adaptation, communication, and the science-practice interaction.

Stephen Monismith is a former member of the Management Committee and an affiliated researcher at the Center for Ocean Solutions. As Chair of Stanford University’s Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor Monismith's research and teaching apply fluid mechanics principles to the analysis of flow processes in lakes, estuaries and the oceans. 

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.

Barbara A. Block was among the team that developed the original proposal to create the Center for Ocean Solutions.  She is a professor and researcher at Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station.

Alexandria is working with other researchers to shape the COS Land-Sea Initiative. She is an associate professor in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.

Peter Brewer is an ocean chemist and Senior Scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).