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

Elizabeth Ramsay

communications intern

Elizabeth works to communicate the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions' goals and accomplishments through effective writing and web content. She collaborates with the communications manager to help COS expand its social media presence. Elizabeth is currently working towards a master's degree at Moss Landing Marine Labs with a focus in the biology and ecology of seaweed communities.  

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Amanda Heidt

education assistant

Education Assistant,

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Joanna Lin

geospatial research analyst intern

Joanna Lin is currently a Geospatial Research Assistant on the Catalyst project at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions.

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Hoyt Peckham

visiting fellow

Hoyt is the director general of SmartFish, a social enterprise based in La Paz, Mexico.

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Don Gourlie

former early career law and policy fellow

Don provides legal support in many of the Center's project areas.

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Sierra Killian

former stanford in government summer fellow

Sierra is a rising senior at Stanford  studying Earth Systems, an interdisciplinary environmental science program, and is planning to pursue a career in environmental policy.

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