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

Kristen Weiss

early career science communications fellow

Kristen works with the Center’s research staff to communicate the impact and significance of their projects to a variety of stakeholders, from the general public to policy makers and scientists.

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Stephanie Green

early career science fellow

Stephanie Green leads research on the effects of climate change on ocean food webs. She is also a CIHR Banting Fellow.

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Amanda Heidt

education assistant

Education Assistant,

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Elizabeth Ramsay

communications intern

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

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Larry Crowder

affiliated researcher

Larry is professor of biology at Hopkins Marine Station and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

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Sierra Killian

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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