LeAnn Whitney

Department: Ocean Studies

· Associate Professor

Phone: 207-326-2396
Email: leann.whitney@mma.edu
Office: 201 Dirigo House
Office Hours: T, W (1200 - 1400) or by appointment


LeAnn Whitney is an Assistant Professor of Oceanography in the Corning School of Ocean Studies. She was appointed to Maine Maritime Academy’s faculty in 2018.

LeAnn is a marine phytoplankton ecologist. Her research interests focus on identifying the cellular mechanisms employed by phytoplankton to persist in nutrient-poor environments.In her spare time, LeAnn enjoys outdoor explorations with her family.

Research Scientist, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Postdoctoral Researcher/NSF Fellow, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island
B.S., Marine Science, University of Maine (Orono)

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