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

Mike Orbach

affiliated researcher

Mike Orbach is Professor Emeritus of Marine Affairs and Policy in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. 

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Camille Parrain

affiliated researcher

Camille Parrain is an associate professor at the University of La Rochelle and collaborates with the Center for Ocean Solutions to bring a human perspective to the study of a peopled seascape.

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Whit Saumweber

affiliated researcher, former visiting fellow

Whit will work on more strategically linking the Center’s scientific research to policy, helping to identify key leverage points and impact opportunities for the Center’s work at the national policy level.  

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Deborah Sivas

affiliated researcher

Deborah is the Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Environmental Law Clinic at Stanford University.

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George Somero

affiliated researcher

George is a David & Lucile Packard Professor in Marine Sciences at Stanford University, and Associate Director of Hopkins Marine Station.

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Brock Woodson

affiliated researcher, former early career science fellow

Brock is an assistant professor at the University of Georgia's College of Engineering.

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