Mrs. Nicole WangThe “spotter” for many of the creatures depicted in Myron’s photographs, Nicole Wang is a skilled diver, photographer and videographer. She has been a guest lecturer in middle and high schools throughout the Midwest using her films to teach students about the wonders of the ocean. Together, she and Myron work out their cameras at the Dive Shop pool in Merriam, Kansas (kcdiveshop.com). The two helped develop the Rosenstiel School’s Underwater Photography Contest and serve on the judging panel for the annual competition. Both are committed to the conservation of our marine life and environment and have devoted much of their free time to civic projects and volunteer work in the Kansas City and South Florida communities.
Dr. John GiffordJohn Gifford, retired associate professor, was in the Marine Affairs and Policy division at the Rosenstiel School. His research interests include prehistoric underwater archaeology, remote sensing techniques, marine cultural resource management and geoarchaeology. Gifford has been a scientific diver for more than 20 years, bringing to surface vestiges of past civilizations. He was the principal investigator of the Little Salt Spring project, a marine archeological site in North Port, Florida whose anoxic water has kept organic material preserved for more than 15,000 years.
Ms. Devon WitczakUniversity of Miami 2015 alumni
Master of Professional Science degree: Marine Affairs/Policy- Marine Conservation
Jacksonville University 2013 alumni
Bachelor of Science degree: Marine Science
Additional ContributorsJames “Bo” Davidson B.A., Marine Science/Marine Affairs, 2004 M.A., Marine Affairs and Policy, 2006 Evan D'Alessandro B.S., Marine Science/Biology, 2000 M.S., Marine Biology and Fisheries, 2005 Ph.D. Candidate, Marine Biology and Fisheries Justin Lerner B.S., Marine Science, 2005 M.S., Marine Affairs and Policy, 2009 Kathryn E. Sellers Undergraduate Student, Marine Science/Marine Affairs Monte Shallet B.A., Marine Science, 2006 M.A., Marine Affairs and Policy, 2009 Marlena Skrobe Undergraduate Student, Marine Science/Biology Chloe Fleming Undergraduate Student, Marine Science/Biology Elizabeth Garcia Undergraduate Student, Marine Affairs and Anthropology Dr. Andrew Baker, Phd Catherine Puma