Who We Are

The success of the Wrigley Institute is made possible by the individual and cooperative work of our affiliated faculty, our staff, and our advisory board. Like many of the environmental systems we study, our team here is dynamic and interconnected.

Catalina Island Group
Wrigley Institute faculty affiliate Megan Fieser poses with a group of students behind the trash they collected during a beach cleanup

Affiliated Faculty

The work of our affiliated faculty underpins our research activities and many of our educational opportunities. Whether on the reef, in the lab, or just down the hall, they help us and our students to find the climate solutions of tomorrow.

Wrigley Institute staff members Lauren Oudin and Kellie Spafford plant lettuce for use in aquaculture and greenhouse experiments

Our Staff

From housekeepers, scientists, and marketers to boat crews, lab techs, project managers, and more, our dedicated staff advance the Wrigley Institute mission every day.

A research diver puts specimens in a mesh bag as a bright orange and blue-spotted fish swims across a reef in the foreground

Advisory Board

Comprised of distinguished professional, academic, and community leaders, the Wrigley Advisory Board supports the mission of the institute and offers guidance on key issues.