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Board & Corporation


William Schmidt

President & Director

Peter de Menocal, PhD

Peter de Menocal became president and director of WHOI on Oct. 1, 2020.

Senior Leadership

Research Department Chairs

Andone Lavery
Carin Ashcan

Biology Department

Carin Ashjian, PhD

Daniel Lizarralde

Geology and Geophysics Department

Daniel Lizarralde, PhD

Ben van Mooy
Dr. Kilaparti Ramakrishna (Rama)

Marine Policy Center

Kilaparti Ramakrishna (Rama), PhD

Young-Oh Kwon