Contact Information

For more information or answers to questions about the MAS degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation contact

MAS MBC Program Management

MAS MBC Executive Director

Samantha Murray, JD
Executive Director
Summer Course Academic Coordinator
MAS in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation UC San Diego
(858) 534-5022


Penny Dockry
MAS MBC Administrative Analyst
Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
(858) 822-2790

MAS MBC Program Co-Chairs

Richard Norris, PhD
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Professor of Geosciences
(858) 822-1868

Jennifer Smith, PhD 
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Associate Professor of Marine Biology
(858) 246-0803 

Mailing Address:
9500 Gilman Drive, 0208
La Jolla, CA  92093-0208

Physical Address:
Eckart Building, 2nd Floor
8755 Biological Grade
La Jolla, CA 92037
Fax: (858) 534-6125