Leadership Profiles

The staff members overseeing day-to-day operations and supporting the goals of the director and the institution.

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Margaret Leinen in red jacket with Scripps pier and ocean in the background

Margaret Leinen 

Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Vice Chancellor and Dean for Marine Sciences

 

Doug Barltlett

BARTLETT, DOUGLAS

Deputy Director for Research and Associate Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences

 

Patrick Callaghan

CALLAGHAN, PATRICK

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance & Operations

 

Kathleen Ritzman

RITZMAN, KATHLEEN

Assistant Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Bruce Appelgate

APPELGATE, BRUCE

Associate Director, Ship Operations and Marine Technical Support (SOMTS)

 

Charles Christopher

CHARLES, CHRISTOPHER

Associate Dean of Marine Sciences

 

Sarah Gille

Gille, Sarah

SIO Department Chair and Deputy Director for Education

Keiara Auzenne

AUZENNE, KEIARA

Director of Diversity Initiatives

Jeff Gee

GEE, JEFFREY

Program Director, Geosciences of Earth, Oceans, and Planets (GEO)

Ryan Hechinger

HECHINGER, RYAN

Program Director, Ocean Biosciences (OBP)

Falk Feddersen

FEDDERSEN, FALK

Program Director, Climate-Oceans-Atmosphere (COAP)

Lihini Aluwihare

ALUWIHARE, LIHINI

SIO Department Vice Chair

Gabi Laske

LaskE, GABI

Section Head, Earth

Matthew Alford

Alford, Matthew

Section Head, Oceans and Atmosphere

Paul Jensen

JENSEN, PAUL

Section Head, Biology

Harry Helling

HELLING, HARRY

Executive Director, Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Helen Fricker

Fricker, Helen

SIO Faculty Chair

 

David Hanses

HANSES, DAVID

Executive Director of Development

Lauren Wood

WOOD, LAUREN

Director of Strategic Communications