Join AltaSea for a live chat with Dr. Linda Duguay, where she will be giving a brief history and overview of current research and education programs at USC's Wrigley Marine Science Center on Santa Catalina Island.
Dr. Linda Duguay is the Director of the University of Southern California (USC) Sea Grant Program and Director of Research for the Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies at USC. She was also elected as President of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography in 2014 and will serve as President-Elect from 2014-2016, President 2016-2018, and Past President s2018-2020. She served as the Executive Director of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement from 2000 to 2008 as well as Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at USC from September 2000 to September 2002. She is an Associate Research Professor in the Marine Environmental Biology Section of the Biological Sciences Department in the Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences at USC. Linda received her BA in Biology from the University of Rhode Island (URI) and her MS and PhD in Biological Oceanography from the University of Miami (UM), Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
Dr. Duguay has held research faculty positions at the Marine Sciences Research Center of the State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNYSB) and at the Center for Environmental Sciences of the University of Maryland (UMD), and has also held teaching positions at Southampton College of Long Island University (LIU) and St. Mary’s College, Maryland. Dr. Duguay served as a program manager at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Biological Oceanography Program and the Office of Polar Programs in both the Antarctic and Arctic Sciences Programs.