Corning School of Ocean Studies Seminar Series
Seminars are held at 3:00 PM on Mondays in the Delano auditorium in Leavitt Hall. Public viewers can access these talks for free by clicking on the “Access” link in the right-hand column below.

Spring 2022

DateSpeakerAffiliationTitleAccess
Jan. 24Phoebe Churney, Gloria Passman, Ellie Gellerson, Lauren PlisseyMMA Ocean Studies StudentsSenior Research and Internship ResultsWatch Seminar
Feb. 7Justin Estep (MMA)Assistant Professor of OceanographyThe Evolution of Oceanic Crust and its Role in Earth SystemsWatch Seminar
Feb. 21Ali Glassie (Harvard)Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahindra Humanities CenterFeminism and Fisheries: Literary Perspectives from the Northwest AtlanticWatch Seminar
Mar. 21Jason Graff (OSU)Associate Professor of ResearchModern Oceanographic Expeditions: Logistics, Technology, and Scientific ExplorationsWatch Seminar
Mar. 28Angus King, David Reidmiller, Kelly Baughman, Marli Thomas, William BrennanUS Senate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Crowley, Dept. of Defense, Maine Maritime AcademyMaine Maritime Academy Climate SymposiumWatch Symposium
Apr. 4Sean Birkel (U. Maine)Assistant Extension Professor, Maine State ClimatologistMaine's Climate: Past, Present, and FutureWatch Seminar

Fall 2021

DateSpeakerAffiliationTitleAccess
Sep. 13Roger HanlonMarine Biological Laboratory; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Brown UniversityThe Octopus as Tech: Exploring the science, art, and technological potential of nature's most spectacular color change artistWatch Seminar
Sep. 27Justin PrattOcean Studies Department, Maine Maritime AcademyCollege Students Teaching Chemistry Through Outreach: Conceptual Understanding of the Elephant Toothpaste Reaction and Making Liquid Nitrogen Ice CreamWatch Seminar
Oct. 18Diana TownsendUnity CollegeDisentangling the Drivers of Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Trophic MetacommunitiesWatch Seminar
Nov. 1Amy Baco-TaylorDepartment of Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Science, Florida State UniversityExploration of Deep-Sea Coral Communities on Seamounts in the North Pacific: Characterization, Impacts and RecoveryWatch Seminar
Nov. 15Chris HorvatInstitute at Brown for Environment and Society, Brown UniversityThe Polar Oceans in a Changing WorldWatch Seminar
Nov. 29Loren McClenachanUniversity of VictoriaHistorical Marine Ecology and Conservation: Shifting Baselines in Tropical Marine EnvironmentsWatch Seminar