National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

735 State Street, Suite 300
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5504
Telephone: (805) 893-2500
Fax: (805) 893-7451
Email: nceas [at]
Directions to NCEAS


Name Title Room Phone (805)  Email
Afflerbach, Jamie Assistant Specialist 317-A 893-7452 afflerbach [at]
Alpaugh, Terra E-Connect Fellow 314    
Auston, David Director, TomKat Project
for UC Carbon Neutrality
429 570-0206 auston [at]
Baron, Nancy Center Associate 428 893-7468 baron [at]
Blake, Rachael Postdoctoral Associate 322 893-7453 blake [at]
Brun, Julien Scientific Programmer 303 893-7525 brun [at]
Budden, Amber Center Associate 423 893-7553 aebudden [at]
Cheng, Samantha Postdoctoral Associate 320   cheng [at]
Courtney, Steven Center Associate 326 893-7465 spcourtney [at]
Couture, Jessica Assistant Specialist 421 893-7453 couture [at]
Daldegan, Gabriel Graduate Intern 303   gdaldegan [at]
Davis, Frank LTER NCO Executive Director 306   frank.davis [at]
Donahue, Deborah Program Data Analyst 305 893-7521 donahue [at]
Dougherty, Dawn Specialist Off site (503) 888-7016 dougherty [at]
Downs, Marty LTER NCO Communications Officer 313 893-7549 downs [at]
Frazier, Melanie Computing, Scientific Programmer
for Ocean Health Index
Off site   frazier [at]
French, LeeAnne NCEAS Director of Programs,
SNAPP Deputy Director
312 893-7551 french [at]
Froehlich, Halley Postdoctoral Associate 317   froehlich [at]
Gillquist, Ginger Events Coordinator, Director's Assistant 300 893-7527 gillquist [at]
Groves, Craig SNAPP Executive Director Off site   craig_groves [at]
Halpern, Ben NCEAS Director 308 893-7529 halpern [at]
Handelman, Tova E-Connect Fellow 314   handelman [at]
Hetmank, Thomas Computing, Programmer/Analyst 333 574-9102 hetmank [at]
Jiang, Ning Assistant Specialist 319   ningningj [at]
Jones, Chris Informatics, Software Engineer Off site (720) 381-9617 cjones [at]
Jones, Matt Director of Informatics, 
Research & Development
Off site (907) 957-6509 jones [at]
Kappel, Carrie Center Associate 427 893-7467 kappel [at]
Kearns, Jeanne Director of Development 311 893-7535 jeanne.kearns [at]
Kroes, Justin Graduate Intern 303   jkroes14 [at]
Kuczenski, Brandon Assistant Researcher 303   Bkuczenski [at]
Kunz, Monica Communications Intern 314   kunz [at]
Lafia, Sara Graduate Intern 303   slafia [at]
Leinfelder, Ben Informatics, Software Engineer Off site   leinfelder [at]
Lortie, Chris Center Associate 329 893-7454 lortie [at]
Lowndes, Julia Stewart Research Assistant 319 893-7523 lowndes [at]
McCullough, Ian Graduate Intern 303   imccullough [at]
McCutcheon, Sarah Graduate Intern 303   sarahmccutch [at]
Mecum, Bryce Informatics Off site   mecum [at]
Moritz, Max Center Associate 329 893-7454 moritz [at]
Morris, Michelle Financial Analyst 309 893-7526 morris [at]
Niessen, Julia Business Officer 310 893-7528 niessen [at]
O'Hara, Casey Research Assistant 317-A 893-7523 ohara [at]
Outin, Nick Computing, System Administrator 305 893-7449 outin [at]
Palmer, Lauren Informatics, Software Designer 422 893-7550 walker [at]
Peters, Ana Travel Coordinator 309   peters [at]
Poletto, Nicole E-Connect Fellow 314   Poletto [at]
Ramirez, Aaron Postdoctoral Associate 322   ramirez [at]
Ranganathan, Jai Center Associate 428 893-7454 ranganathan [at]
Rebich Hespanha, Stacy Center Associate 329-A 893-7466 hespanha [at]
Runge, Claire Postdoctoral Associate 317   runge [at]
Scarborough, Courtney Research Assistant 319 893-7523 scarborough [at]
Schildhauer, Mark Director of Computing 303-A
schild [at]
Selkoe, Kim Center Associate 426 893-7467 selkoe [at]
Slaughter, Peter Informatics, Software Engineer 302 893-7550 slaughter [at]
Soyka, Heather Postdoctoral Associate 329-A   hsoyka [at]
Spencer, Devin E-Connect Fellow 314   spencer [at]
Tao, Jing Informatics, Software Engineer Off site   tao [at]
Ward, Colette Postdoctoral Associate Off site   ward [at]
Breakout Room   327 893-7455  
Paseo Room   323 893-7524  
State Street Room   301 893-7530  
Visualization Lab   331 893-7471  
Balboa Building
(Gus Johanson)
  608 962-8407 balboabuilding [at]
Balboa Building Maintenance
(Chris Delkener)
    698-7662 balboamaintenance [at]