The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Nicole Kravec

communications manager

Nicole manages communications for the Center for Ocean Solutions.

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Chris Pirkle

finance and administration manager

Chris provides finance support to the Center team and heads up the management of the Center’s portfolio of funding.

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Lisa Wedding

research associate for spatial ecology and analysis

Lisa specializes in marine landscape ecology and spatial modeling of coastal habitats.

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Marianne DiMaggio

administrative assistant

Marianne supports the administrative needs of co-director Fiorenza Micheli and assists with other tasks as they arise.

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Angee Doerr

coupled human-natural systems research associate

Angee Doerr is the Coupled Human-Natural Systems Research Associate with the Center for Ocean Solutions.

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Masako Esparragoza

office manager

Masako manages the Center's Monterey office.

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