Download my full CV (9/2011)



William Paterson University, Department of Environmental Science

“Climate Clues from Coral Reefs”

29 Feb. 2012


Adelphi University, Environmental Studies Program

“Climate Clues from Coral Reefs”

2 Feb. 2012


UC Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory John and Mary Louise Riley Seminar Series 

“Climate Clues from Deep-Sea Bamboo Corals”

17 Aug. 2011


Mills College Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

“Using Corals as Climate Archives”

14 April 2011


San Francisco State University, Department of Geosciences Distinguished Speaker Series

“Linking Pacific Ocean Nutrient Dynamics to Climate with Geochemical Proxies from Corals”

15 March 2011


UC Santa Cruz, Ocean Sciences Department Seminar Series

“Coral records of reduced nutrient availability in central equatorial Pacific surface waters during the 1980’s”

27 October 2010


Distinguished Guest Lecturer: Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of the Pacific

“Unraveling Past Ocean Biogeochemistry With Novel Proxies from Corals” 

6 October 2010


UC Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory Research Seminar Series

“Understanding Past Ocean Biogeochemistry With Novel Proxies from Corals

12 July 2010


UC Davis, Department of Geology Seminar Series

“Coralline P/Ca: A New Proxy for Seawater Phosphate” 

21 May 2009




Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences

Continental Shelf Research

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

The National Science Foundation: Chemical Oceanography, Marine Geology and Geophysics


Invited Topic Editor: Climate, Adaptation, & Mitigation e-Learning (CAMEL) website

Digital clearinghouse to advance education about climate change for undergraduate students and faculty integrated with the Encyclopedia of Earth.


Student Poster Judge: 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Session Title: The Response of Marine Calcifiers to Global Climate Change and Ocean Acidification


Workshop: COSEE Professional Development Workshop for Early Career Scientists: Feb.- May 2012

Workshop series focused on supporting early career scientists in the development of skills to communicate their research to non-expert audiences. Supported by the National Science Foundation’s Centers Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE).


Convener: American Geophysical Union Fall 2010 Meeting

Session Title: “Paleoceanography at the Interface of Emerging Microanalytical Technologies”


Invited Speaker: “Career Day” Knollwood Elementary School, Piscataway, NJ May, 2009

“Life as an Oceanographer”

Rutgers Univ. Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences Director Search Committee: 2007

Represented graduate student perspective on IMCS director search committee.

Rutgers Graduate Program in Oceanography Student Service Group:  2004-present

Lead and organize institute tours, student laboratory demonstrations, and public outreach oceanography events at Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Hampshire College Admissions Associate Program Volunteer: 2006-present

Interview prospective undergraduate students for Hampshire College Admissions

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Michèle LaVigne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth and Oceanographic Science
Bowdoin College