Faculty and Staff

On-site Staff

Steve Evert

Field Station Manager
B.S. Biological Oceanography, Florida Institute of Technology
M.A., Instructional Technology, Stockton University
U.S.C.G. Master license 50 ton - United States Coast Guard
Facility & resource management, marine operations, and hydrographic survey

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Dave Ambrose

Research Technician, 75% 13M position
B.S. Marine Science, Stockton University
Marine operations and field research support

Marie Jelinski

Professional Services Specialist
B.A. Biology, Stockton University
M.S. Safety Security & Emergency Management, Eastern Kentucky University
Business operations

Nathan Robinson

MFS Assistant
B.S. Marine Science, Stockton University
U.S.C.G. 50 ton inland/offshore 6 pack license - United States Coast Guard
Marine operations, hydrographic survey, vessel and instrument maintenance 

Elizabeth Zimmermann

MFS Assistant
B.S. Marine Science, Stockton University
M.A., Instructional Technology, Stockton University
Marine operations, YSI programs, hydrographic survey, and wetlab operations 


Affiliated Faculty

Tait Chirenje

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Ph.D. (University of Florida) 
urban geochemistry, environmental chemistry.
tait.chirenje@stockton.edu

Stewart C. Farrell

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Estuarine hydrography and intertidal sediment structure, beach morphology and physical processes affecting shoreline dynamics, coastal zone planning and storm hazard mitigation for New Jersey coastal communities. Computer mapping and NJ beach profile data management is part of the work performed by the Stockton Coastal Research Center.
stewart.farrell@stockton.edu

Gordan Grguric

Associate Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D.(Florida Institute of Technology) 
Seawater aquarium chemistry, redox processes, interstitial water, physical and chemical modeling of closed sea water systems.
gordon.grguric@stockton.edu

Elizabeth Lacey

Associate Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D. (Florida International University)
Courses: Marine Botany, Ecology, Survey of Ocean Life, Coral Reef Ecology (field course in Panama), Sensational Seaweeds
Research interests: Marine ecology, Tropical marine ecosystems (coral reefs, seagrass beds, mangroves), Marine primary producers (macroalgae, seagrass), Herbivory, Human impacts on marine ecosystems, Ecosystem restoration, Science education and pedagogical techniques.
elizabeth.lacey@stockton.edu

Matthew Landau

Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D.(Florida Institute of Technology) 
Aquaculture, fisheries management, crustacean biology, general evolutionary theory, comparative physiology and toxicology, biometry, biochemistry.
matthew.landau@stockton.edu

Tara Luke

Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. (John Hopkins University)
My current research involving undergraduates focuses on molecular characterization of local marine ecosystems, including shipwrecks and artificial reefs off the coast of New Jersey.
luket@stockton.edu

Susanne Moskalski

Assistant Professor of Marine
Ph.D. (University of Delaware) - Science/Geology
Coastal Processes, Ocean Planet, Marine Geology, Historical Geology, Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Research interests - Sedimentary and surficial processes in marshes and estuaries. Sediment flux, deposition/erosion rates and patterns, storm effects, human impacts, time series analysis.

Coastal Sedimentology Lab Page
Susanne.Moskalski@stockton.edu

Steve Nagiewicz

Marine Science Adjunct Faculty
B.S. Business Studies, Richard Stockton College
PSM Environmental Science, Stockton University
U.S.C.G. Master licencse 50 ton - United States Coast Guard
Scuba diving, divemaster, Nitrox Blending
Remote sensing technology, marine archaeology, maritime research and history
http://njscuba.net/index.php
stephen.nagiewicz@stockton.edu

 

Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert

Assistant Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island) 
Coastal physical oceanography, biological-physical interactions, mathematics for marine science
Research interests - Interactions of physical and ecological processes in the coastal ocean and estuaries.
Anna.Pfeiffer-Herbert@stockton.edu

Peter F. Straub

Dean of The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Professor of Biology
PhD (University of Delaware)
Marine Biotechnology, environmental gene regulation, coastal and estuarine ecology, scientific diving and hydrography.
peter.straub@stockton.edu

Mark C. Sullivan

Associate Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D. (University of Miami)
Ecology of early stage fishes in estuarine / continental shelf environments, implications of climate change on fish recruitment, impacts of mobile fishing gear on seafloor habitats, American eel early life history.  Marine debris.
mark.sullivan@stockton.edu

Christine Thompson

Assistant Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D. (MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.)
Courses: Introduction to Marine Biology, Ecology, Invertebrate Zoology, Scientific Exploration
Research interests: oyster restoration and habitat monitoring, plankton ecology and larval dispersal, image analysis techniques for marine science
Christine.Thompson@stockton.edu