LeAnn WhitneyDepartment: Ocean Studies
· Assistant ProfessorPhone: 207-326-2396
Office: 201 Dirigo House
Office Hours: M, Th 1 PM - 3 PM; by appt
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)