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The faculty and staff featured in our online Media Resource Guide collectively represent a broad array of expertise, and are available to reporters seeking experts on issues of local, regional or national importance. While much of the expertise on the Cal Maritime campus ties in to the University's maritime niche, many Cal Maritime employees also have extensive and expertise in other subjects by virtue of academic pursuits, job experience, or personal interests.

View a full list of areas of expertise hereIf you would like help in arranging interviews or contacting faculty members, please contact the Office of Public Affairs and Communications at (707) 654-1245.  Just maybe we will be able to find the expert you need to help flesh out a story and beat a deadline.

 

Media Resources

Harry Bolton
Captain, Training Ship Golden Bear
Director of Marine Programs
hbolton@csum.edu

Specialties:

  • Training Ship Golden Bear
  • Cal Maritime Corps of Cadets
  • Maritime Industry

Link to biography for Captain Bolton

Captain Scott Powell
Assistant Professor
Department of Marine Transportation
(707) 654-1797
spowell@csum.edu

Specialties:

  • Electronic Navigation
  • Simulation Pedagogy
  • Pilotage
  • Simulation

Nelson E. Coates
Assistant Professor
Faculty since 2014

Email
707-654-1793
Faculty Office Bldg., Rm. 109B

Specialties:

  • Green Energy
  • Solar Cells
  • Thermoelectrics
  • Energy Storage
  • Nuclear Radiation Detection for Interdiction of Nuclear Materials

Other Topics:

  • General Physics

Lecturer
Faculty since 2015

Email
707-654-1232
Faculty Office Bldg, Rm. 102

Specialties:

  • Creativity

Other Topics:

  • Art

Kathryn Marocchino
Professor
Faculty since 1990

Email
707-654-1152
Faculty Office Bldg, Rm. 209

Specialties: 

  • Death and Dying
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Hospice, Crisis Management
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Animal Hospice

Other Topics:

  • Public Speaking
  • Social Activism
  • Italian Literature and History
  • English Literature
  • Humanities
  • Translation Theory and Practice
  • Feral Cat Advocacy
 

Colin Dewey
Assistant Professor
Faculty since 2013

Email
707-654-1065
Faculty Office Bldg, Rm. 215

Website  

Specialties: 

  • Maritime studies
  • literature,
  • labor,
  • culture & art
  • history
  • Melville
  • Ancient Mariner

Other Topics: 

  • Maritime labor
  • SF bay history

Nolan Higdon
Lecturer
Faculty since 2015

Email
707-654-1232
Faculty Office Bldg, Rm. 102

Specialties:

  • Nationalism
  • Propoganda
  • Media

 

Ian Wallace, phD
Psychologist
 

Email
707-654-1174
 

Specialties:

Mental Health and College Counseling

Steven Runyon
Associate Professor
Faculty since 2010

Email
707-654-1216
Faculty Office Bldg., Rm. 221

Specialties: 

  • Chemistry

Other Topics:

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Authentic Learning
  • Sustainability
  • Ocean Literacy
  • Supplemental Instruction

 


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