Seeley, Robin Hadlock

Senior Research Associate
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Robin Hadlock Seeley, Ph.D. serves as Cornell Academic Coordinator for the Shoals Marine Laboratory (jointly operated by Cornell and University of New Hampshire), is a Research Associate at the Paleontological Research Institute, a Senior Research Associate at Cornell,  and a Faculty Fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.  A former NSF Graduate Research Fellow and AAUW Fellow, Seeley is a Co-PI on two recent NSF grants under the FSML (Field Stations and Marine Labs) program of the National Science Foundation. Seeley's work has appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, NY Academy of Sciences, Biological Bulletin, and Journal of Crustacean Biology. She works internationally to advocate for the conservation of coastal habitat-forming seaweeds. She has been quoted in Scientific American and in Maine print and radio media.  Seeley co-teaches Evolution (BioSM 1780) at Shoals, and has an active research program centered in Downeast Maine focused on the consequences of climate change for invasive crabs and their gastropod prey in marine communities of the Gulf of Maine and on the sustainability of commercial seaweed harvesting.​ ​