Faculty Directory


MLML Faculty are tenure/tenure-track faculty members of San Jose State University and serve as major advisors for all students enrolled in the Masters degree program at MLML. They have research labs and offices in the main building of MLML and teach most of the courses offered at MLML.
Ivano Aiello
Professor of Geological Oceanography
Office: MLML Main Building
Contact Information: MLML Directory
Tom Connolly
Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography
Office: MLML Main Building
Contact Information: MLML Directory


Jon Geller
Professor of Invertebrate Zoology

Office: MLML Main Building

Lab: Invertebrate Zoology

Email: geller@mlml.calstate.edu

Contact Information: MLML Directory

Michael Graham
Professor of Marine Ecology

Office: MLML Main Building

Lab: Phycology Lab

Email: mgraham@mlml.calstate.edu

Contact Information: MLML Directory

Scott Hamilton
Assistant Professor of Ichthyology
Office: MLML Main Building
Contact Information: MLML Directory
Katie Lage

Office: MLML Main Building RM 102a

Library: MLML/MBARI Research Library

Email: klage@mlml.calstate.edu

Contact Information: MLML Directory

Birgitte McDonald
Assistant Professor of Vertebrate Ecology

Office: MLML Main Building

Lab: Vertebrate Ecology

Email: gmcdonald@mlml.calstate.edu

Contact Information: MLML Directory

Professor of Biological Oceanography

Office: MLML Main Building

Lab: Biological Oceanography

Email: welschmeyer@mlml.calstate.edu

Contact Information: MLML Directory

Emeritus Faculty

  • William Broenkow
    Ph.D., 1969, University of Washington
    Research Interest: Physical Oceanography.
  • Gregor M. Cailliet - Ichthyology -  Pacific Shark Research Center
    Professor / Ph.D., 1972, University of California, Santa Barbara. Research Interests: Ecology of Marine Fishes, Deep Sea Ecology, Marine Fisheries.
  • Michael S. Foster - Phycology
    Ph.D., 1971, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Research Interests: Phycology, Ecology, Rocky Intertidal, Kelp Forests, Rhodoliths.
  • H. Gary Greene - Center for Habitat Studies
    Ph.D., 1977, Stanford University
    Research Interests: Marine Geology, Benthic Habitats, Submarine Canyons & Landslides, Tsunamis, Coastal Processes.
  • Joan Parker
    Research Interests: Marine Science Information, Metadata Creation, Institutional Repositories, Library Management