Faculty and Staff


nmwhitesmallcopy Institute Director
Nancy M. White, MLA, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, East Carolina University



Robert McClendonSustainable Design Specialist
Robert McClendon

Business Officer
Marie Magee



Kimberly ArmstrongAdministrative Support Associate
Kimberly Armstrong

Corey AdamsResearch Operations Manager
Corey Adams





Coastal Policy and Sustainability

Andy KeelerProgram Head
Andy Keeler, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Economics, East Carolina University


Coastal Processes

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Reide Corbett, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Institute of Coastal Science and Policy, East Carolina University
JP WalshCo-Program Head
J.P. Walsh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Institute of Coastal Sciences, East Carolina University
CJC.J. Cornette, M.S.
Geological Technician






Estuarine Ecology and Human Health

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Michael Piehler, MSPH, Ph.D.  Associate Professor,
UNC Chapel Hill
Lindsay1Lindsay Dubbs, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, UNC Chapel Hill

Ted West

Ted West, M.S.
Research Technician




Claire Johnson
Research Technician



Maritime Heritage

Nathan Richards

Program Head
Nathan Richards


Coastal Engineering & Renewable Ocean Energy

Billy Edge Emeritus
Billy Edge

Mike Muglia



Education and Outreach

John McCordDirector of Education and Outreach
John McCord
davepic 4239K-12 Education Specialist
David Sybert





MIKE HFacilities Supervisor
Mike Hosey
jeffLHorticultural Specialist
Jeff Lewis

jeffGFacilities Support
Jeff Gottermeyer