Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Shawn Arellano

Associate Professor, Biology Department

Brian Bingham stands in front of the SPMC

Director of Marine and Coastal Science

Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Jay Dimond

Research Assistant Professor, Marine and Coastal Science program

Brooke Love

Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Academic Program Director, Marine and Coastal Science Program

Brady Olson sits on a boat with islands in the background

Associate Professor, Biology Department

Kathryn Sobocinski stands on a beach with coastal cliffs visible in the background

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Suzanne Strom stands in a mountainous area, with penguins and snow visible behind her

Senior Marine Scientist

Kathy Van Alstyne

Marine Scientist

Dr. Sylvia Yang

Sylvia Yang

Research Assistant Professor, Marine and Coastal Science program

Staff

Kelley Bright

Kelley Bright in front of flowers

Research Associate

360-650-7461

Kerri Fredrickson

Kerri Fredrickson in front of ice water

Research Associate

360-650-7708

Melanie Kudra

Melanie Kudra

Office Assistant

360-650-7409

Horng-Yuh Lee

Lee

Instruction & Classroom Support Technician

360-650-7715

Tanika Ladd

Tanika Ladd wearing a helmet on a boat

Post-doctoral Researcher

laddt@wwu.edu

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Scott Maystadt

Scott Maystadt with 2 grandchildren

Maintenance Mechanic

360-650-7496

Capt. Nathan Schwarck

Nate Schwark in SCUBA gear

Safety Professional & Diving Safety Officer

360-770-4277

Dr. Derek Smith

Derek Smith outside in the woods

Laboratory Manager

360-650-4488

Ahna Van Gaest

Ahna Van Gaest with her dog

Research Associate

360-650-7728

Lupe Wills

Lupe Wills outside

Custodian

360-650-7486

Other Western Washington University Marine Science Faculty

A number of other WWU faculty members do research in marine systems, teach courses on marine topics, and work with faculty and staff at SPMC. A roster of these faculty members and their areas of expertise can be found on the WWU Marine and Coastal Science website.