VIMS

Faculty

Deans in the School of Marine Science

Aday, Derek
Professor, Dean & Director
Email: [[v|vimsdean]]
Phone: (804) 684-7103
Office: Watermen's Hall 230
Unit: Dean & Director's Office

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Bilkovic, Donna Marie
Professor
Email: [[donnab]]
Phone: (804) 684-7331
Office: Davis Hall 213
Section: Ecosystem Health
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management

Mark Brush

Brush, Mark J.
Professor
Email: [[brush]]
Phone: (804) 684-7402
Interests: Coastal systems ecology; Ecosystem modeling
Office: Andrews Hall 334F
Section: Ecosystem Health

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Carnegie, Ryan B.
Professor
Email: [[carnegie]]
Phone: (804) 684-7713
Interests: Shellfish pathology
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N109
Section: Ecosystem Health

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Chiu, Grace
Professor
Email: [[gschiu]]
Office: Andrews Hall 337
Section: Natural Resources
Phone: (804) 684-7221
Research Lab: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/units/labgroups/estdats, Environmental Statistics and Transdisciplinary Data Science (ESTDatS)}}

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Dichiera, Angelina
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|dichiera]]
Phone: (804) 684-7292
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N105
Section: Natural Resources
Interests: Fish physiology, adaptation and plasticity, conservation

Fabrizio, Mary C.
Professor
Email: [[v|mfabrizio]]
Phone: (804) 684-7308
Office: Nunnally Hall 135
Section: Natural Resources
Interests: Fish population dynamics, habitat, fish movement, fish ecology; fishery-independent surveys

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Friedrichs, Carl T.
Glucksman Professor; Associate Director, Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia
Email: [[v|carl.friedrichs]]
Phone: (804) 684-7303
Office: Wilson House 206
Interests: Coastal and estuarine processes
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

Marjy Friedrichs

Friedrichs, Marjorie A.M.
Professor
Email: [[marjy]]
Phone: (804) 684-7695
Interests: Using mathematical models to study effects of climate change and other human impacts on coastal & estuarine systems.
Office: Andrews Hall 330
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

Gong, Donglai
Associate Professor
Email: [[v|gong]]
Phone: (804) 684-7529
Office: Andrews Hall 228
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Lab: Andrews Hall 220/219

Robert C. Hale

Hale, Robert C.
Professor
Email: [[hale]]
Phone: (804) 684-7228
Interests: Environmental chemistry, biosolids, fate and availability of man-made compounds in aquatic environments.
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S310
Section: Ecosystem Health

Amber Hardison

Hardison, Amber
Associate Professor
Email: [[v|akhardison]]
Phone: (804) 684-7779
Office: CBH N311
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Interests: Carbon and nitrogen cycling, Organic geochemistry

Courtney Harris

Harris, Courtney K.
Professor; Chair, Coastal & Ocean Processes
Email: [[ckharris]]
Phone: (804) 684-7194
Interests: 3-D modeling to improve understanding of sediment transport in continental shelves and estuarine environments.
Office: Andrews Hall 227
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

Hartley, Troy W.
Professor; Director, Virginia Sea Grant Program
Email: [[thartley]]
Phone: (804) 684-7248
Interests: Integrated, adaptive management, regional governance, network analysis, collaborative research, and team science.
Office: Davis Hall 244I
Section: Natural Resources

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Havens, Kirk J.
Professor; Director, CCRM
Email: [[kirk]]
Phone: (804) 684-7386
Office: Davis Hall 208
Section: Ecosystem Health
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management

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Hein, Christopher
Associate Professor
Email: [[v|hein]]
Phone: (804) 684-7533
Office: Andrews Hall 230
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Lab Website: {{http://www.vims.edu/research/units/labgroups/coastal_geology/index.php, Coastal Geology}}

Eric J. Hilton

Hilton, Eric J.
Professor; Chair, Natural Resources
Email: [[ehilton]]
Phone: (804) 684-7178
Interests: Comparative anatomy, systematics, and evolution of ray-finned fishes.
Office: Nunnally Hall 123/125
Section: Natural Resources

Johnson, David
Associate Professor
Email: [[dsjohnson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7513 (email is best)
Office: Andrews Hall 336
Section: Ecosystem Health
Lab Website: {{http://jlabresearch.wixsite.com/jlab}}

Kellogg, Lisa
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|lkellogg]]
Phone: 804-684-7706
Office: Andrews Hall 338
Section: Natural Resources

Kirwan, Matt
Associate Professor
Email: [[kirwan]]
Phone: (804) 684-7054
Interests: Coastal landscape evolution, geomorphology, ecology
Office: Andrews Hall 229
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

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Krueger-Hadfield, Stacy A.
Associate Professor; Assistant Director, Eastern Shore Laboratory
Email: [[v|sakh]]
Phone: (757) 787-8105
Office: AC10, 40 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague
Section: Natural Resources
Unit: Eastern Shore Laboratory

Steven A. Kuehl

Kuehl, Steven A.
Professor
Email: [[kuehl]]
Phone: (804) 684-7118
Interests: Continental margins, river deltas, radioisotope geochronology, Anthropocene, paleoseismicity, paleoclimate
Office: Andrews Hall 232
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

Robert J. Latour

Latour, Robert J.
Professor
Email: [[latour]]
Phone: (804) 684-7312
Office: Nunnally Hall 127
Section: Natural Resources

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Lipcius, Romuald N.
Professor
Email: [[rom]]
Phone: (804) 684-7330
Office: Andrews Hall 427
Section: Natural Resources

Loftis, Derek
Assistant Professor
Email: [[jdloftis]]
Phone: (804) 684-7876
Office: Davis Hall 222
Section: Ecosystem Health
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management

Dr. Mark Luckenbach

Luckenbach, Mark W.
Associate Dean of Research and Advisory Services; Professor
Email: [[v|luck]]
Phone: 804-684-7108
Office: Watermen's Hall 248
Unit: Office of Research and Advisory Services
Interests: Benthic ecology, reef restoration, shellfish aquaculture-ecological interactions

Mann, Roger L.
Professor
Email: [[v|rmann]]
Phone: (804) 684-7360
Office: Andrews Hall 425
Section: Natural Resources
Lab Website: {{http://www.vims.edu/research/units/labgroups/molluscan_ecology/index.php, Molluscan Ecology Lab}}

Piero Mazzini

Mazzini, Piero
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|pmazzini]]
Phone: (804) 684-7882
Interests: Coastal physical oceanography
Office: Andrews Hall 236
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

McDowell, Jan
Associate Professor
Email: [[mcdowell]]
Phone: (804) 684-7263
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N209
Section: Natural Resources

Adriane Michaelis

Michaelis, Adriane
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|amichaelis]]
Phone: (804) 684-7392
Office: Andrews Hall 440
Section: Natural Resources
Interests: human dimensions, aquaculture and fisheries, social-ecological systems

Nicole Millette

Millette, Nicole
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|nmillette]]
Phone: (804) 684-7985
Office: Andrews Hall 329
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Interests: Phytoplankton Ecology, Mixotrophy, Predator-Prey Interactions, Water Quality

Mitchell, Molly
Assistant Professor
Email: [[molly]]
Phone: (804) 684-7931
Office: Davis Hall 214
Section: Ecosystem Health
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management

Sid Mitra

Mitra, Siddartha
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Email: [[v|mitras]]
Phone: (804)684-7105
Office: Watermen's Hall 246
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Interests: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, black carbon in the environment, global carbon cycle, biogeochemical cycling, environment chemistry

Chris Patrick

Patrick, Chris
Associate Professor; Director, VIMS SAV Monitoring and Restoration Program
Email: [[v|cpatrick]]
Phone: (804) 684-7399
Office: Andrews Hall 308
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Lab website: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/units/labgroups/ceel/index.php,Coastal & Estuarine Ecology Lab (CEEL)}}

Reay, William G.
Professor; Director, Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia
Email: [[wreay]]
Phone: (804) 684-7119
Office: Wilson House 103
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Program: Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia

Reece, Kimberly S.
Professor
Email: [[v|kreece,Contact Dr. Kimberly Reece]]
Phone: (804) 684-7407
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S110
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Molecular/genetic analysis of aquaculture species, shellfish disease pathogens.

Emily Rivest

Rivest, Emily
Associate Professor
Email: [[ebrivest]]
Phone: (804) 684-7942
Office: Andrews Hall 328
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Ecological physiology, global change biology, marine invertebrate biology

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Rudders, David
Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Marine Advisory Program
Email: [[v|rudders]]
Phone: (804) 684-7531
Office: Davis Hall 253
Section: Natural Resources
Unit: Marine Advisory Program

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Schaffner, Linda C.
Professor
Email: [[linda]]
Phone: (804) 684-7366
Office: Watermen's Hall 106
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Additional websites: {{https://www.vims.edu/education/graduate/admissions/, School of Marine Science Graduate Admissions,}} {{http://www.vims.edu/education/internships/summer_intern/index.php, NSF REU Summer Intern Program,}} {{http://web.vims.edu/bio/shallowwater/index.html, Shallow Water Website}}

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Scheld, Andrew
Associate Professor
Email: [[scheld]]
Office: Andrews Hall 442
Phone: (804) 684-7160
Section: Natural Resources
Interests: Fisheries economics and policy

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Seeley, Meredith Evans
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|meredith.seeley]]
Phone: (804) 684-7239
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S306
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Marine Pollution; Organic Contaminants; Plastics and Microplastics; Environmental Chemistry and Biogeochemistry

Rochelle Seitz

Seitz, Rochelle D.
Professor
Email: [[seitz]]
Phone: (804) 684-7698
Office: Andrews Hall 331
Section: Natural Resources
Interests: Predator/prey dynamics; nursery habitat and food availability for blue crabs.

Jian Shen

Shen, Jian
Professor
Email: [[shen]]
Phone: (804) 684-7359
Office: Andrews Hall 231
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

Shields, Jeffrey D.
Professor
Email: [[jeff]]
Phone: (804) 684-7128
Office: Andrews Hall 426
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Parasitic and microbial diseases invertebrates and fishes.

Small, Hamish J.
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|hamish, Contact Hamish Small]]
Phone: (804) 684-7745
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S107
Section: Ecosystem Health

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Small, Jessica Moss
Assistant Professor; Director, Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center
Email: [[v|jamoss]]
Phone: (804) 684-7955
Office: Andrews Hall 408
Section: Natural Resources
Unit: Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center

Juliette Smith

Smith, Juliette L.
Associate Professor
Email: [[jlsmith]]
Phone: (804) 684-7289
Office: Andrews Hall 429
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Ecotoxicology of harmful algal blooms.

Snyder, Richard A.
Professor; Director, Eastern Shore Laboratory
Email: [[rsnyder]]
Phone: (757) 787-5834
Office: 40 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague
Section: Natural Resources
Unit: Eastern Shore Laboratory

Song, Bongkeun
Professor of Marine Science; Chair, Ecosystem Health
Email: [[v|songb]]
Phone: (804) 684-7411
Office: Andrews Hall 328
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Microbiome ecology and biogeochemistry

Dr. Deborah Steinberg

Steinberg, Deborah K.
CSX Professor
Email: [[debbies]]
Phone: (804) 684-7838
Office: Andrews Hall 328
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Interests: Zooplankton ecology; coastal and deep sea food webs/marine "snow."

Bill Walton

Walton, Bill
Acuff Professor of Marine Science and Shellfish Aquaculture Program Coordinator
Email: [[v|walton]]
Phone: (804) 684-7238
Office: Acuff Center for Aquaculture 131
Section: Natural Resources

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Wang, Harry V.
Professor
Email: [[v|wang]]
Phone: (804) 684-7215
Office: Andrews Hall 239
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Interests: 3-D numerical modeling, hydrodynamics of estuaries; physical oceanography.

Wargo, Andrew
Associate Professor; Postdoctoral Program Coordinator
Email: [[arwargo]]
Phone: (804) 684-7311
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N212
Section: Ecosystem Health
Research Interests: Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases, Pathogen Emergence, Disease Management Aquaculture, Vaccination, Selective Breeding, Virulence

Weng, Kevin
Associate Professor
Email: [[kevinweng]]
Phone: (804) 684-7372
Office: Nunnally Hall 131
Section: Natural Resources

Zhang, Y. Joseph
Professor of Marine Science
Email: [[yjzhang]]
Phone: (804) 684-7466
Office: Davis Hall 224
Section: Ecosystem Health
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management