PSA Officers & Executive Committee 2017


Tim Nelson, Department of Biology, Seattle Pacific University, 3307 3rd Ave. West, Ste. 205, Seattle, WA 98119, USA; phone (206) 281-3640, email

Past President

Paul Gabrielson, Department of Biology and Herbarium, Coker Hall, CB 3280, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3280, USA, email

Vice-President/President Elect

Alison Sherwood, Department of Botany, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. 96822, (phone 808-956-3930 or 808-956-4115), email

International Vice-President

Mariana Cabral de Oliveira, Department of Botany, Biosciences Institute, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP 05508-900 Brazil, email


Chris Lane, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rhode Island, 120 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI., 02881, Office: CBLS 277 (phone (401) 874-2683; fax (401) 874-2065), email


Eric W. Linton, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Brooks Hall 163, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859 USA, (phone 989-774-3969; fax 989-774-3462), email

Program Director

Dale A. Casamatta, Department of Biology, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224 USA (phone 904-620-1936; fax 904-620-3885), email

Membership Director

Maggie Amsler, Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd CH464, Birmingham, AL 35294 USA, (phone 205-934-1034; fax 205-975-6097), email

Chair, Board of Trustees

Richard M. McCourt, Department of Botany, Academy of Natural Sciences, 19th and the Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA (phone 215-429-3879), email

Fund Manager of the Endowment

Steve Murray, 18102 Catalina Court, Yorba Linda, CA 92886 USA (phone 714-308-0621), email

Managing Editor, Journal of Phycology

Michael H. Graham, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing, CA 95039 USA (phone 831-771-4481; fax 831-632-4403), email

Communications Director

Jeff Morris, Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd CH464, Birmingham, AL 35294 USA (phone 205-934-9498, fax 205-975-6097), email

Student Member Representative

Emily Johnston, Department of Botany, University of Hawai'i Manoa, Honolulu HI 96822 USA, email

List of past PSA officers

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Journal of Phycology


Debashish Battacharya, Rutgers University
Michael Graham, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Arthur Grossman, The Carnegie Insitution
Jonathan Zehr, University of California Santa Cruz

Managing Editor

Michael Graham, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Assistant Editor

Sarah Jeffries, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Associate Editors

Charles D. Amsler, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alejandro Buschmann, Universidad de Los Lagos
Mark Cock, Station Biologique de Roscoff
Jackie Collier, Stony Brook University
Olivier De Clerck, Universiteit Gent
Kenneth H. Dunton, University of Texas at Austin
Paul Gabrielson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Linda E. Graham, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Christopher Harley, University of British Columbia
Catriona Hurd, University of Otago
Peter Kroth, University of Konstanz
Christopher E. Lane, University of Rhode Island
Senjie Lin, University of Connecticut
Debbie Lindell, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Thomas Mock, University of East Anglia
Kirsten Müller, University of Waterloo
Matthew Posewitz, Colorado School of Mines
Brian Palenik, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
John A. Raven, University of Dundee
J. Craig Bailey, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Klaus Valentin, Alfred Wegener Institute
Heroen Verbruggen, University of Melbourne
Morgan L. Vis, Ohio University
Thomas Wernberg, The University of Western Australia
Richard Wetherbee, University of Melbourne
A. Michelle Wood, University of Oregon

Editorial Board

Juliet Brodie, Natural History Museum, UK (2015-2017)
Corina Brussard, University of  Amsterdam (2015-2017)
Cheong Xin Chan, University of Queensland (2016-2018)
David Wilson Freshwater, University of Portsmouth (2017-2019)
Jeffrey R. Johansen, John Caroll University (2017-2019)
Paul Hayes, University of Portsmouth (2015-2017)
Susan Kilham, Drexel University (2017–2019)
Christopher E. Lane, University of Rhode Island (2017–2019)
Line Le Gall, Herbier National Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (2016–2018)
Frederick Leliart, Ghent University (2015-2017)
Patrick Martone, University of British Columbia (2017-2019)
Karina Nielsen, Sonoma State University (2015-2017)
Connie Lovejoy, Université Laval (2016-2018)
Deborah Roberston, Clark University (2017-2019)
Bernabe Santelices, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2015-2017)
Gary Saunders, University of New Brunswick (2015-2017)
Ester Serrão, Universidade do Algarve (2017-2019)
Alison Sherwood, University of Hawaii (2017-2019)
Karen Steidinger, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (2015-2017)
Joe Zuccarello, Victoria University of Wellington (2016-2018) 
Carmelo Tomas, University of North Carolina Wilmington (2015-2017)