Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Dr. Margaret Leinen
How does Dr. Leinen approach leading the Scripps Institute?
On this episode of the Changing Waters podcast, host Brad Warren sits down with Dr. Margaret Leinen, the Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Margaret Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, was appointed the eleventh director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego in July 2013. She also serves as UC San Diego’s vice chancellor for marine sciences and dean of the School of Marine Sciences. She joined UC San Diego in October 2013.
Leinen is an award-winning oceanographer and an accomplished executive with extensive national and international experience in ocean science, global climate and environmental issues, federal research administration, and non-profit startups. She is a researcher in paleo-oceanography and paleo-climatology. Her work focuses on ocean sediments and their relationship to global biogeochemical cycles and the history of Earth’s ocean and climate.