Marine Sciences Faculty and Staff

Campus Directory

 

FACULTY

Name /Rank /Email /Phone Research Interests and Projects
Instructional Specialties
Dr. Tara Cox
Associate Professor
Email: coxt@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912-358-4097
Spatial ecology and conservation biology of long-lived marine vertebrates, marine and coastal policy and management, and human interactions with marine mammals. Current projects include: Human-interaction behaviors (particularly begging), stock structure and abundance estimates, and characterization of the microbiome in the spleen of common bottlenose dolphins.
Dr. Carla Curran
Associate Professor
Email: curranc@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912-358-4438
Physiological adaptations of fishes, metabolic cost of sex change in fishes, larval transport and settlement by juveniles flatfishes, bopyrid isopod parasite prevalence in grass shrimp, recovery of meiofauna in intertidal feeding pits created by rays, and Spartina dieback in coastal Georgia.

Dr. Sue Ebanks

Assistant Professor

Email: ebankss@savannahstate.edu

Phone: 912-358-4430

Aquatic physiology and toxicology with particular focus on macroinvertebrates. Current projects include: The effects of physically weathered and chemically dispersed crude oil on development and physiological processes in brine shrimp and marsh shrimp species as well as engaging students and underrepresented community youth in the exploration and monitoring of the Lower Ogeechee River Estuary.

Dr. Matthew Gilligan
Professor Emeritus
Email: gilliganm@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912-358-4098

Dr. Matthew Gilligan  formally retired as professor and coordinator of marine sciences at  SSU on October 1, 2011 but continues to assist part-time in externally-funded programs.

Dr. Christopher Hintz

Assistant Professor

Email: hintzc@savannahstate.edu

Phone: 912-358-4096

Carbonate chemistry, ocean acidification, technique and method development, and advanced/computer controlled culture techniques. Current projects include: ONR SENSR - freshmen and sophomore STEM research/training program, techniques for unattended monitoring of carbonate chemistry, and low-cost, low-effort marine algal biomass production for biofuels or feedstocks.
Dr. Dionne Hoskins
Fishery Biologist, NOAA Fisheries
Associate Graduate Professor
Email: hoskins@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912-358-4289
Trophic ecology, benthic invertebrate habitat, and stakeholder involvement in marine fisheries.
Dr. Carol Pride
Professor/Chair
Email: pridec@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912-358-4439
Marine records of climatic and oceanographic change, marine sediments, micropaleontology, and stable isotope biogeochemistry.

Dr. Amanda Kaltenberg

Assistant Professor

Email: kaltenberga@savannahstate.edu

Phone: 912-358-3304

Bio-physical Interactions in coastal ocean using acoustic/net sampling and physical oceanographic approaches.


FACULTY AND STAFF DIRECTORY

Name
Tel. (912)
Email
Building
Room
Mail Center Box #
Dr. Chris Hintz
358-4096
hintzc@savannahstate.edu Marine Science 101  20467
Dr. Carla Curran
358-4438
curranc@savannahstate.edu Drew-Griffith 129 20600
Dr. Matt Gilligan
358-4098
gilliganm@savannahstate.edu Marine Biology 103 20467
Dr. Dionne Hoskins
358-4289
hoskins@savannahstate.edu Hubert A 118 20228
Dr. Carol Pride
358-4439
pridec@savannahstate.edu Drew-Griffith 131 20600
Dr. Tara Cox
358-4097
coxt@savannahstate.edu Harris Hall 102  20467
Dr. Sue Ebanks
358-4430
ebankss@savannahstate.edu Drew-Griffith 141   20600
Dr. Amanda Kaltenberg
358-3304
kaltenberga@savannahstate.edu Harris Hall 112 20467
Ms. Sugeiry Rivera
358-4101
riveras@savannahstate.edu Marine Biology Lobby 20467
Victoria Young
358-4291
youngv@savannahstate.edu Hubert A 120 20228
Ms. Katherine(Kate) Doyle
358-3302
doylek@savannahstate.edu Harris Hall 105 20467
SSUDS Lab 1
358-3305
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Harris Hall 114 20467
SSUDS Lab 2
358-3301
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Harris Hall 103 20467
Water Quality Lab 1
358-3303
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Harris Hall 106 20467
Water Quality Lab 2
358-3308
____ Harris Hall 108 20467
Coastal Oceanography Lab
358-3306
____ Harris Hall 110 20467

 

Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Adjunct Graduate Faculty


ALEXANDER, Clark, Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University.
Phone: (912)598-2329
Email: clark.alexander@skio.usg.edu
BLANTON, Jackson O., Professor
Ph.D., Oregon State University.
Email: jack.blanton@skio.usg.edu
FRISCHER, Marc E., Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of South Florida.
Phone: (912)598-2308
Email: marc.frischer@skio.usg.edu
LEE, Richard F., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.
Phone: (912)598-2494 or 2487
Email: dick.lee@skio.usg.edu
SANDERS, James G., Director and Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Phone: (912)598-3340
Email: jim.sanders@skio.usg.edu