Bonnie McCay

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Vincent Guida Voices from the Science Centers

Vincent Guida received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1970. He earned his PhD in Marine Science and Zoology in 1977 from North Carolina State University. As a post-doc Fellow at Lehigh University's Institute for Pathobiology he studied mollusks. He then was a research scientist at the Center for Marine & Environmental Studies and became Director of the Wetlands Institute at Lehigh University. In the mid-1990's, he joined the staff of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, J.J. Howard Lab.

Bonnie McCay Highlands, NJ NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Clyde MacKenzie Voices from the Science Centers

Clyde MacKenzie completed his undergraduate studies at University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1955 and his master's degree in 1958. He began working for the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries in 1958, spending 14 years at the Milford Laboratory. While there, his research focus was on predation control in the development of oyster hatcheries. He has spent his entire career working with shellfish and their habitats.

Bonnie McCay Highlands, NJ NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Thomas Noji Voices from the Science Centers

Dr. Thomas Noji grew up on Long Island. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Earlham College, and completed his Master’s degree and Ph.D. at the University of Keele in Germany. Dr. Noji worked in Germany and Norway for 21 years, returning to the United States in 2001 to work at the Sandy Hook Lab of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. As of this recording in 2016, he is the Ecosystems Processes Division Chief.

Bonnie McCay Sandy Hook, NJ NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
David Packer Voices from the Science Centers

David Packer received his undergraduate degree in zoology from Ohio State University. He started to become interested in marine biology and received his Master’s degree from the University of Maine in 1988. He is the editor of Essential Fish Habitat and studies deep sea corals.

Interview contains discussions of: Grain size analysis, dump site project, deep sea corals, benthic communities, EFH, species source documents, stock assessment, and ecosystem based management, Gulf of Maine deep sea coral, research cooperation between NOAA line offices.

Bonnie McCay Sandy Hook, NJ NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Beth Phelan-Hill Voices from the Science Centers

Beth Phelan Hill, Ph.D. has been a research fishery biologist at the J.J. Howard Marine Sciences Lab at Sandy Hook since 1984. She earned her PhD from Rutgers University. At the time of this interview, she was the Chief of Fisheries Ecology.

Interview contains discussions of:Changes in focus for lab, ecology, ecosystem management, ocean acidification and climate change.

In this interview, Beth Phelan Hill discusses her work with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center including funding challenges and the evolution of data management.

Bonnie McCay Highlands, NJ NOAA-NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Chris Chambers Voices from the Science Centers

Interview includes discussions of: experimental design, Chris Chambers‟s work in Newfoundland, life cycles of mosquitoes, flounder, cod, capelin, nuclear power plants, individual based models, and contaminants.

Chris Chambers describes his experience with experimenting with different species throughout his career, and how this led to becoming involved with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.

Bonnie McCay Highlands, NJ NOAA-NMFS