Board & Corporation


Anne C. Kronenberg

Secretary of the Corporation

Christopher C. Land


President & Director

Mark R. Abbott, PhD

Mark R. Abbott became president and director of WHOI on Oct. 1, 2015.

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Vice Presidents & Chief Officers

Research Department Chairs

Biology Department

Lauren Mullineaux, PhD

Geology and Geophysics Department

Daniel McCorkle, PhD

Ocean Institute Directors

Coastal Ocean Institute

Matthew Charette, PhD

Ocean & Climate Change Institute

Carol Anne Clayson, PhD

Ocean Exploration Institute

Timothy Shank, PhD

Ocean Life Institute

Simon Thorrold, PhD