Staff

Meet the staff of Shoals Marine Laboratory

Yearround Staff listed in alphabetical order by last name. Scroll to the bottom of this page for Seasonal Staff. 

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Wendy Beagen
Laboratory Manager

Scientific permitting and permit compliance. Lab inventory and specimen management.

E-mail Wendy

Office: (603) 862-1658

135 Spaulding Life Science Building
Durham, NH 03824

Samantha Claussen

Samantha Claussen
Administrative Assistant

E-mail Samantha

Office: (603) 862-2959

Morse Hall, Suite 113
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Elizabeth Craig

Elizabeth Craig, Ph.D.
Academic Coordinator
SML Tern Conservation Program Manager

E-mail Elizabeth

Office: (603) 862-1202

Morse Hall, Suite 113
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Sharon Detzer
Sharon Detzer

Sharon Detzer
Cornell, CALS Alumni Affairs and Development

E-mail Sharon

Office: (607) 255-1915
 

Ross Hansen
Ross Hansen

Ross Hansen
Director of Facilities and Planning

Oversees all facilities needs with a focus on capital improvements and sustainability. Co-coordinates SML's Sustainability Engineering Internship Program. 

E-mail Ross

Office: (603) 862-0046

Morse Hall, Room 113E
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Alexa Hilmer
Alexa Hilmer

Alexa Hilmer
External Relations Coordinator

Coordinate SML's 50th Anniversary Campaign for summer 2016. Organize marketing and media communications. Liasion for visiting groups, Adult & Family programs, and SML Alumni relations. 

E-mail Alexa

Office: (603) 862-1333
Fax: (603) 862-3151

Morse Hall, Room 113C
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

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April Kampney
Cornell, CALS Business Administration

E-mail April

Office: (607) 255-8436
Fax: (607) 255-7905

Nancy Lowenberg
Nancy Lowenberg

Nancy Lowenberg
UNH Foundation

E-mail Nancy

Office: (603) 862-1680

University of New Hampshire
New England Center
Durham, NH 03824

Sue McDonough
Susan McDonough

Susan McDonough
UNH Foundation

E-mail Susan

Office: (603) 862-4862

University of New Hampshire
New England Center
Durham, NH 03824

Gregg Moore
Gregg Moore

Gregg Moore, Ph.D.
Academic Coordinator, University of New Hampshire

Oversees SML academic program to ensure that SML best meets the needs of the students, departments, and faculty our founding partner institutions. Responsible for UNH student academic advising and recruitment. Faculty for SML's Coastal Habitat Field Research Methods course.

E-mail Gregg

Office: (603) 862-5138

University of New Hampshire
Jackson Estuarine Laboratory
Durham, NH 03824

Sally Nelson
Sally Nelson

Sally Nelson
Administrative Coordinator, UNH School of Marine Science & Ocean Engineering

E-mail Sally

Office: (603) 862-2987
Fax: (603) 862-3151

Morse Hall, Suite 113
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

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Theresa Pollard
Cornell/CALS Administration

E-mail Theresa

Office: (607) 255-8708
Fax: (607) 2557905

Michael Rosen
Mike Rosen

Mike Rosen
Director of Operations

Oversees daily operation of Appledore Island facilities. Supervises seasonal, non-academic staff. Co-Coordinates Sustainable Engineering Internship Program.

E-mail Mike

Main Office: (603) 862-1548
Island Office: (603) 964-9011 (May - September)
Fax: (603) 862-3151
Cell: (603) 897-5893

Morse Hall, Room 113F
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Jennifer Seavey, Director
Jennifer Seavey, Director

Jennifer Seavey, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Shoals Marine Laboratory

Research Faculty, School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at UNH and Courtesy Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell. Faculty for SML's Marine Environmental Science and Conservation course.

E-mail Jennifer

Office: (603) 862-5346
Fax: (603) 862-3151

Morse Hall, Room 113B
8 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Robin Hadlock Seeley
Robin Hadlock Seeley

Robin Hadlock Seeley, Ph.D.
Academic Coordinator, Cornell University & High School Programs

Oversees SML academic programs at Cornell University to ensure that SML best meets the needs of the students, departments, and faculty of founding partner institutions. Responsible for Cornell and high school student academic advising and recruitment. Faculty for SML's Evolution and Marine Diversity course.

E-mail Robin

Cell: (207) 956-0815

2M15 Stimson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Becca Toppin
Becca Toppin

Becca Toppin
Diving Safety Officer (DSO)

Oversee compliance with diving regulations put forth by SML's Diving Safety Control Board, perform SCUBA diving check-outs.

E-mail Becca

Cell: (508) 454-3571

Seasonal Staff

Seasonal Staff work for SML from early-May to mid-September. To view current job opportunities, click here.

Jim Coyer
Jim Coyer

Jim Coyer, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Academic Programs

Supports SML academic and research programs on island. Faculty for SML's Underwater Research course.

E-mail Jim

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

 

Alex Brickett Shoals Engineer
Alex Brickett

Alex Brickett
Island Engineer/Captain (relief)

E-mail Alex

Office: (603) 862-0394

Ritzman Lab
22 Colovos Road
Durham, NH 03824

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Island Coordinator

Island Office: (603) 964-9011
 

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Lab Coordinator

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Assistant Island Coordinator

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Captain

Island Office: (603)964-9011

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Captain

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Captain

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Engineer

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Engineer

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Head Chef

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Second Chef

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Chef

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Chef

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Seabird Technician - Tern Conservation Program

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Seabird Technician - Tern Conservation Program

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Celia Thaxter's Garden Steward

Island Office: (603) 964-9011

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Relief Captain

Island Office: (603) 964-9011