252-475-5400

Meet The Team

Administration

Dr. Reide Corbett

Executive Director, Coastal Studies Institute
Dean, Integrated Coastal Programs, ECU

Robert McClendon

Assistant Director for Administration

Marie Magee

Business Officer

Kim Armstrong

Administrative Support Associate

Corey Adams

Research Operations Manager

Research

George Bonner

Director, North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Progam
Coastal Studies Institute

Dr. Linda D’Anna

Research Associate, Coastal Studies Institute
Lecturer, Outer Banks Field Site,
UNC Institute for the Environment

Dr. Lindsay Dubbs

Research Associate, Coastal Studies Institute
Co-Director, Outer Banks Field Site
UNC Institute for the Environment
Associate Director,
North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program

Dr. Rachel Gittman

Research Associate, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, ECU

Dr. Cindy Grace-McCaskey

Research Associate, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, ECU

Dr. David Griffith

Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU

Dr. Nadine Heck

Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU

Dr. Andy Keeler

Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU
Co-Director, Outer Banks Field Site,
UNC Institute for the Environment

Dr. David Lagomasino

Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU

Dr. Siddarth Mitra

Director, Integrated Coastal Sciences Ph.D. Program,
Department of Coastal Studies, ECU
Professor, Department of Geology, ECU

Dr. Jim Morley

Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, ECU

Dr. Mike Muglia

Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU
Assistant Director for Science & Research,
North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program

Dr. Siddarth Narayan

Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, Department Coastal Studies, ECU

Dr. Mike O’Driscoll

Associate Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU

Dr. Paul Paris

Research Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute

Dr. Kimberly G. Rogers

Assistant Scientist, Coastal Studies Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Coastal Studies, ECU

Claire Johnson

Research Associate, Coastal Studies Institute

Anya Leach

Research Technician, Coastal Studies Institute

Amanda Payton

Research Technician, Coastal Studies Institute

Patterson “Trip” Taylor

Research Assistant, Coastal Studies Institute

Spencer Wilkinson

Research Technician, Coastal Studies Institute

Public Engagement & Outreach

John McCord

Assistant Director for Public Engagement & Outreach, Coastal Studies Institute 

David Sybert

K-12 Education Specialist, Coastal Studies Institute

Parker Kellam

Outreach Specialist, Coastal Studies Institute

North Carolina Sea Grant

Terri Kirby-Hathaway

Marine Education Specialist, North Carolina Sea Grant

Sara Mirabillio

Fisheries Specialist, North Carolina Sea Grant

Facilities & Information Technology

Mike Hosey

Facilities Supervisor, Coastal Studies Institute

Jeff Lewis

Horticultural Specialist, Coastal Studies Institute

Blake Williams

Technology Support Specialist, Information Technology & Computing Services, ECU

Led by East Carolina University (ECU), The Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-institutional research and educational partnership of the UNC System including North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and Elizabeth City State University.

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ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs (ECU ICP) is a leader in coastal and marine research, education, and engagement.   ECU ICP includes the Coastal Studies Institute, ECU’s Department of Coastal Studies, and ECU Diving and Water Safety.

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The ECU Outer Banks campus is home to the Coastal Studies Institute.
Located on Roanoke Island along the banks of the second largest estuary
in the United States, this coastal campus spans 213 acres of marshes, scrub wetlands, forested wetlands, and estuarine ecosystems.

FACILITIES

SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS

 

The faculty and staff at the Coastal Studies Institute come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, as well as departments and organizations including ECU Department of Biology, ECU Department of Coastal Studies, NC Sea Grant, the North Carolina Renewable Energy Program, and the UNC Institute for the Environment.

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The CSI Board of Directors consists of professionals with strong backgrounds in coastal issues including research, development, outreach, education, and policies that affect coastal communities. The Board promotes the UNC System’s mission in helping it serve the people of North Carolina at a high level of excellence in every area of endeavor at the Coastal Studies Institute. The Board meets twice a year to discuss the projects and progress of CSI.

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Contact Us

Contact Info

The Coastal Studies Institute
850 NC 345
Wanchese, NC 27981

252-475-5400

info@coastalstudiesinstitute.com

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