Instructors and Teaching Assistants

The field course is led by a core group of VIMS professors who are experts in their respective fields and who provide extensive knowledge and insight into a wide diversity of marine systems on the Eastern Shore. In addition to the VIMS core instructors, visiting faculty enhance the field course by providing added lecture material and field experiences.
Instructors

Dr. Richard SynderDr. Richard Synder

Dr. Mark LuckenbachDr. Mark Luckenbach

Past Instructors

Dr. Jim PerryDr. Jim Perry

Dr. Walker SmithDr. Walker Smith

Dr. John BrubakerDr. John Brubaker

Visiting Faculty

Dr. Mark Brush

Dr. Bongkeun Song

Dr. Christopher Hein

Dr. Donglai Gong

Teaching Assistants (TA)

The role of the teaching assistants is to facilitate all aspects of the course including field, laboratory, and classroom activities. They also are responsible for assisting the students while they are at Wachapreague, mentoring student projects, and managing day-to-day activities including cooking and cleaning.

2016/2017 Teaching Assistants

Krask.jpgJulie Krask

Bruce_Photo.jpgBruce Pfirrmann

2015 Teaching Assistants

Randy JonesRandolph M. Jones (Randy)

Katie May LaumannKatie May Laumann

2014 Teaching Assistants

Wes HudsonHerman W. Hudson III (Wes)

Randy JonesRandolph M. Jones (Randy)

2013 Teaching Assistant

Miram GleiberMiram Gleiber