- Ph.D. in Chemical Oceanography, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, United Kingdom, 1978
- M.S. in Oceanography, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, United Kingdom, 1972
- B.S., Wisconsin State University, Whitewater, Wisconsin, U.S.A., 1971
James R. Whatley Endowed Chair in Geosciences, Professor of Oceanography and Director, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group
Oceanography, organic geochemistry, environmental science, atmosphere/ocean interactions, oil pollution and dispersant use, effects of contaminants on the marine environment; ocean health and human health interactions. Global climate change – climate instability, business/science interactions, renewable energy, marine derived bio-fuels, ocean genomics, ocean acidification.