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Margaret Leinen, PhD is UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Dean of the School of Marine Sciences.

Dr. Leinen joined Scripps Oceanography in October 2013.  She has extensive national and international experience in ocean science, global climate and environmental issues, federal research administration, and non-profit startups. She is a researcher in paleo-oceanography and paleo-climatology.

 

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Scripps scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan.

Around the Pier: Meeting of the Minds
Scripps leadership and scientists meet His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to discuss climate change, global concerns

A boat and divers in the water.

UC San Diego Launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology
Center co-led by Scripps Oceanography and Department of Anthropology will investigate relationship between human societies and marine environments

Scripps Community Awarded for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Group effort led to hiring of Scripps Diversity Initiatives Coordinator

  • Margaret Leinen and Walter Munk at R/V Sally Ride

    Margaret Leinen is an award-winning oceanographer and an accomplished executive with extensive national and international experience.

  • A high-level group of nationally and internationally prominent individuals who provide advice, assistance, and support to Scripps and its director.