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.
Endowed Chair of Coastal Ecology and Conservation
The Endowed Chair of Coastal Ecology and Conservation was made possible by the generous support of four long term and dedicated donors committed to the research conducted by Chris Gobler.
Endowed Professorship of Ocean Conservation Science
Ellen Pikitch is the inagural holder of the Endowed Professorship of Ocean Conservation Science. This endowed professorship is funded by the Ocean Sanctuary Alliance and an anonymous private donor both committed to the research of Ellen Pikitch.