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Summer Student/Minority Fellowship Committee

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The Summer Student Fellowship Committee is responsible for evaluating applications for the Summer Student Fellowship program and recommending the candidates for the awards. A Tenured Scientific Staff member is appointed by the Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean as Chair of the Committee and acts as the Faculty Coordinator for the Summer Student Fellowship Program Fellowship Program. The Faculty Coordinator appoints the Summer Student Fellows in consultation with the members of the Committee. The Committee’s procedures are established by the Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean in consultation with the Chair of the Committee, the Associate Dean and Education Council.

Membership

The Committee consists of a representative from each of the Scientific Departments and from the Marine Policy Center. The members are appointed from the Scientific Staff or Senior Technical Staff by the Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean upon the recommendation of the Department Chair. In cases where a department may have an exceedingly large number of applicants, a second member may be appointed from the department. An ex officio member appointed from the USGS-Woods Hole represents the interests of USGS in support of these programs. Terms of appointment to the committee are normally for three years.

A Tenured Scientific Staff member is appointed by the Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean as Chair of the Committee and acts as the Faculty Coordinator for the Summer Student Fellowship Program. The Faculty Coordinator appoints the Summer Student Fellows in consultation with the members of the Committee.

The current members are listed in the table below:

Summer Student Fellowship Committee
Lauren Mullineaux Faculty Coordinator (Chair)
Joel Llopiz Biology Department Representative
Colleen Hansel Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department Representative
Jessica Tierney Geology & Geophysics Department Representative
Malcolm Scully Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department Representative
Caroline Ummenhofer Physical Oceanography Department Representative
Di Jin Marine Policy Center Representative
John Pohlman US Geological Survey Representative

 

Further information about any of the USGS Staff listed above can be found on the USGS Woods Hole Science Center Website.