MEET OUR WONDERFUL TEAM

FACULTY

CMDR's leaders are committed educators, scholars, and scientists who have devoted their careers to a trash-free ocean.

BRENDA JENSEN, PH.D

Dean, College of Natural and Computational Sciences
Professor of Biology

 

 

bjensen@hpu.edu

 

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JENNIFER LYNCH, PH.D

Co-Director
NIST Research Biologist

 

 

jennifer.lynch@nist.gov

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DAVID HYRENBACH, PH.D

Co-Director
Professor of Oceanography

 

 

khyrenbach@hpu.edu

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SARAH-JEANNE ROYER, PH.D

Research Scientist

 

 

sroyer@hpu.edu

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KATHERINE SHAW, PH.D

NIST Research Biologist 
HPU Affiliate Faculty

 

 

katherine.shaw@nist.gov

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DAVID FIELD, PH.D

Associate Professor of Marine Sciences
Program Chair, Marine Sciences

 

 

dfield@hpu.edu

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STAFF

MEREDITH SEELEY, PH.D

NIST NRC Post Doctoral Fellow

 

 

meredith.seeley@nist.gov

KELLIE TEAGUE, M.S.

Laboratory Manager

 

 

kteague@hpu.edu

RAQUEL CORNIUK, M.S.

Laboratory Technician II and Social Media Manager

 

 

rcorniuk@hpu.edu

RACHEL SANDQUIST, B.S.

Laboratory Technician

 

 

rsandquist@hpu.edu

KAYLA BRIGNAC, B.S.

Laboratory Technician

 

 

kbrignac@hpu.edu

CURRENT MEMBERS

RAY AIVAZIAN III

Trashologist
Founder of Seed.World

 

 

ray@seed.world

ALEXANDRA BASKIN

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

abaskin1@my.hpu.edu

 

ALONDRA ISLAS

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

aislasva@my.hpu.edu

ANDREW MCWHIRTER

Graduate Student
Lynch Group

 

amcwhirter@my.hpu.edu

CARA MEGILL

Graduate Student
Lynch Group

 

cmegill1@my.hpu.edu

ELIZABETH WALKER

Graduate Student
Lynch Group

 

ewalker8@my.hpu.edu

JULIA SCHUBERT

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

jschubert1@my.hpu.edu

KATHERINE STEVENS

Graduate Student
Lynch Group

 

kstevens2@my.hpu.edu

 

RACHEL NAKAMOTO

Graduate Student
Shaw Group

 

rnakamoto1@my.hpu.edu

SYDNEY LUITGAARDEN

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

sluitgaarden1@my.hpu.edu

SARAH HUTCHINSON

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

shutchinson1@my.hpu.edu

TIMOTHY ALONZO

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

talonzo@my.hpu.edu

ZACHARY BRAMBLE

Graduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

zbramble1@my.hpu.edu

ALEXANDER MUTO

Undergraduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

amuto1@my.hpu.edu

ANGELIANNE SOPHIA RECINTO

Undergraduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

arecinto@my.hpu.edu

BLAISE BABINECK

Undergraduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

 

 

bbabineck1@my.hpu.edu

CASSANDRA WALTI

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

cwalti1@my.hpu.edu

CORRYN HAYNES

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

chaynes4@my.hpu.edu

EMMA RAUSCHENBACH

Undergraduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

erauschenbach1@my.hpu.edu

GRANYA BOYD

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

gboyd1@my.hpu.edu

JUDE WASHKOWITZ

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

jwashkowitz1@my.hpu.edu

KRISTEN YUNG

Undergraduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

kyung1@my.hpu.edu

MARQUESA CALDERON

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

mcalderon1@my.hpu.edu

NAWEL HAMROUN

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

nhamroun1@my.hpu.edu

PETER CARLSON

Undergraduate Student
Lynch Group

 

pcarlson1@my.hpu.edu

RALEIGH JOHNSON

Undergraduate Student
Shaw Group

 

rjohnson1@my.hpu.edu

SYDNEY BROWN

Undergraduate Student
Hyrenbach Group

 

sbrown37@my.hpu.edu