Administration & Operations

 
Dr. Megan Davis-Hodgkins

Megan Davis, Ph.D.

Interim Executive Director
Research Professor
772-242-2298
mdavi105@fau.edu

Megan Davis, Ph.D., oversees research development and operations at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute as its Interim Executive Director. Her career spans more than 36 years and includes research in the areas of marine science, ecology and aquaculture. Dr. Davis’ experience encompasses a wide range of leadership roles in research, academics, for-profit companies, technology transfer, institutional leadership and administration. She is a graduate from Florida Institute of Technology and has been with Harbor Branch since 1996. Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Davis served as Associate Executive Director of Research beginning 2008. Her interests include development of aquaculture species for food and stock enhancement and providing training to advance the aquaculture industry. Dr. Davis was a co-founder of the world’s first queen conch farm in the Caribbean, where she was instrumental in developing commercial techniques for queen conch aquaculture. More recently she was co-inventor of queen conch cultured pearl techniques that led to licensing of the technology to Rose Pearl, LLC. Dr. Davis is the co-chair of an emerging initiative called Our Global Estuary that focuses on the health, ecosystem and economics of estuaries locally and globally. She serves on boards for the Consortium of Ocean Leadership, the Florida Ocean Alliance and the St. Lucie County Economic Development Council.

 
Paul Wills

Paul Wills, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Research
Associate Research Professor
772-242-2454
pwills2@fau.edu


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Peter McCarthy

Peter McCarthy, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Education
Research Professor
772-242-2632
pmccart5@fau.edu


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Patric Boles

Patrick Boles

Associate Executive Director of Operations
772-242-2579
pboles@fau.edu

 
Julie Pettingill

Julie Pettingill

Director, Bus./Fin Aux. Services
772-242-2370
pettingj@fau.edu

 
Greg Morgan

Gregory Morgan

Director, Business Services
772-242-2660
gmorgan9@fau.edu

 
Cara Perry

Cara Perry

Director, External Relations Harbor Branch
772-242-2317
perryc@fau.edu

 
Larry Macke

Larry Macke

Research Communications Project Manager
772-242-2281
lmacke@fau.edu

 
Norma Gammons

Norma Gammons

Senior Executive Secretary
772-242-2313
ngammons@fau.edu

 
Last Modified 12/1/14