The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Larry Crowder

science director

Larry is professor of biology at Hopkins Marine Station and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

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Rebecca Martone

assistant director for science & research

Rebecca is an empirical ecologist with a focus on ecosystem-based management and ecosystem services research.

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Ashley Erickson

assistant director for law & policy

Ashley specializes in coastal and ocean law and policy with a focus on ecosystem-based management, cumulative impacts, and fisheries policy.

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Kristi Boosman

science communications manager

Kristi has a strong background in partnership development, strategic communications and media relations.  Her specialty includes translating complex research in a manner that informs and inspires.

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Eric Hartge

research development manager

Eric specializes in organizational management and project portfolio development. He helps decision-makers plan for a changing ecosystem by advising them on coastal adaptation strategies based in the preservation of natural features.

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Lindley Mease

senior research analyst

Lindley is dedicated to working with coastal resource managers and decisionmakers to promote healthy ocean and coastal communities.

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