Who We Are

University Programs Faculty

John F. Valentine, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor, University of South Alabama

Lee Smee, Ph.D.

University Programs Chair, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of South Alabama

Ronald Baker, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama

Ruth H. Carmichael, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Kelly Dorgan, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist II, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Brian Dzwonkowski, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist II, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Kenny D. Hoadley, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Dept. of Biological Sciences

Brandi Kiel Reese, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama; Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2011

Jeffrey W. Krause, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor, University of South Alabama

John Lehrter, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Charlie Martin, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Associate Professor, University of South Alabama

Sean Powers, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor and Chair, Department of Marine Sciences University of South Alabama

Alison Robertson, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist II, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Steven Scyphers, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Associate Professor, University of South Alabama; Director, Center for Socio-Environmental Resiliency

Havalend E. Steinmuller, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Andrea Tarnecki, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Asst. Extension Professor, Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences

Benjamin M. Titus, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist I, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama

Discovery Hall Programs Faculty

Tina Miller-Way, Ph.D.

Chair, Discovery Hall Programs, Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Alabama Aquarium

Renee Cain

Gift Shop Cashier / Stock Assistant

Jeana Layne

Aquarium Events Coordinator / Gift Shop Manager

Jamelle Roy

Aquarium Group Scheduler and Volunteer Coordinator

Emeritus

John Dindo, Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Kenneth L. Heck, Jr., Ph.D.

Senior Marine Scientist III, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Professor of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama