Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair for Nature and Humanity
Carl Safina is the inaugural recipient of the Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair for Nature and Humanity in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
Carl Safina is an international leader in ocean conservation and is the first endowed chair in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Through Carl Safina’s work, the Safina Center aims to help people understand how the ocean supports all life on our planet. This is a rare opportunity for the campus to celebrate academic and research excellence.
Marinetics Endowed Professorship in Marine Science
The Marinetics Endowed Professorship in Marine Science was made possible by the generous and gratifying support of a donor. It is conferred to a SoMAS full-time faculty who conducts world-class research in one or more of the following areas: population biology of fisheries, fishery ecology, marine ecology, aquaculture, marine animals, marine animal health, marine habitat health, and closely related areas in marine science.
Bassem Allam has been selected as the first Marinetics Endowed Professor in Marine Sciences. This tremendous honor recognizes the quality, productivity, and importance of Professor Allam’s research.
Coastal Ecology and Conservation Endowed Professorship
The Coastal Ecology and Conservation Endowed Professorship was made possible by the generous support of four long term and dedicated donors committed to the research conducted by Chris Gobler.