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Javier Arce-Nazario, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography, UNC-CH


Margaret “Peggy” Bentley, MA, PhD

Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition, UNC-CH
Associate Dean, Office of Global Health, Gillings School of Public Health, UNC-CH
Associate Director, Institute of Global Health & Infectious Disease, UNC-CH
GSC Advisory Board, Member


John Bruno, PhD

Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


John Buse, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, UNC-CH
Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor, UNC-CH
Director, Diabetes Center
Director, NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute


Paúl Cárdenas, MD, PhD

Professor of Microbiology, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


Jaime Chavez, PhD

Professor, Evolutionary Biology, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


Maria de Lourdes Torres, PhD

Vice-Dean, College of Biological and Environmental Sciences, USFQ
Head of the Biotechnology Department, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Biology, UNC-CH
GSC Advisory Board, Chair


Andrea Encalada, PhD

Lab Director, Aquatic Ecology, BIOSFERA Research Institute, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Geography, UNC-CH


Cindy Fraga, PhD, MSW

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, UNC-CH


Scott Gifford, PhD

Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences, UNC-CH
Sewell Family Foundation Fellow


Alex Hearn, PhD

Professor, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


Corbin Jones, PhD

Professor, Biology, UNC-CH
Faculty Director of Genomic Technologies, UNC School of Medicine
CGS Faculty Research Director
GSC Advisory Board, Member


Antonio León, PhD

Professor, Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


Gregory Lewbart, MS, VMD

Professor, Aquatic Animal Medicine, NC State University


Xiaoming Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Geochemistry, UNC-CH


Adrian Marchetti, PhD

Associate Professor, Marine Sciences, UNC-CH
CGS Faculty Research Director
GSC Advisory Board, Member


Carlos Mena, PhD

Co-Director, Galapagos Science Center (USFQ)
Director, Galapagos Research (USFQ)
Director, Institute of Geography, USFQ
Professor, Geography, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Geography, UNC-CH
GSC Advisory Board, Member


Valeria Ochoa-Herrera, PhD

Department Head, Environmental Engineering, USFQ
Co-Director, Institute Biosfera, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, UNC-CH


Phil Page

Assistant Director, Center for Galapagos Studies & Galapagos Science Center
Teaching Assistant Professor of Geography, UNC-CH
GSC Advisory Board, Secretary


Diego Quiroga, PhD

Dean of Research, USFQ
Vice President of Research and International Programs, USFQ
Co-Director, Galapagos Academic Institute of Arts and Sciences (GAIAS), USFQ
Professor, Environmental and Life Sciences, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Geography, UNC-CH
GSC Advisory Board, Member


Gonzalo Rivas-Torres, PhD

Professor of Ecology, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Geography, UNC-CH


Diego Riveros-Iregui, PhD

Assistant Professor of Geography, UNC
Faculty, Institute for the Study of the Americas, UNC
CGS Faculty Research Director
GSC Advisory Board, Member


Harvey Seim, PhD

Professor, Marine Sciences, UNC-CH


Jill Stewart, PhD

Deputy Director, Center for Galapagos Studies & Galapagos Science Center
Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, UNC-CH
CGS Faculty Research Director
GSC Advisory Board, Member


Enrique Terán, MD, PhD

Professor, School of Medicine, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Pharmacology UNC-CH


Amanda Thompson, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Anthropology, UNC-CH
Associate Professor, Nutrition, UNC-CH
Associate Chair, Department of Anthropology, UNC-CH
CGS Faculty Research Director
GSC Advisory Board, Vice-Chair


Gabriel Trueba, PhD

Director, Institute of Microbiology, USFQ
Professor, Institute of Microbiology, USFQ
Adjunct Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


Todd Vision, PhD

Associate Professor, Biology, UNC-CH


William Vizuete, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering


Julee Waldrop, DNP, PNP, FAANP, FAAN

Professor, School of Nursing, UNC-CH


Steve Walsh, PhD

Director, Center for Galapagos Studies
Co-Director, Galapagos Science Center (UNC)
Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography, UNC-CH
GSC Advisory Board, Member