Faculty Profiles

James K. Dooley

Biology, College of Arts and Sciences


General Information



Ph.D., University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) (1974)

M.A., University of South Florida (1969)

Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Miami (Florida) (1964)

Licenses and Certifications

Licenses and Certifications

Certificate in Genomics Education (2010), University of Minnesota, sponsored by Cold Spring Harbor-NSF.
Certification in SCUBA, National Association Underwater Instructors (NAUI)(1974)

Certificate Advanced DNA Workshop (1992), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Certificate in Computer Science (1987), Dept. Mathematics, Adelphi University

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

2019: Certificate in Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership, Harvard University, School of Public Health.

2018-20: Conservation Chair, Sierra Club of L.I.

2018: Editorial Board of the International Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species.

2018: Certificate in Computer R-Programming for Scientists. Montgomery College, Bioscience Center, Md.

2017: Climate change assessment damage of tilefishes in the Gulf of Mexico.

2013: Consultant, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), conference for conservation evaluation of the status of Caribbean fishes, Trinidad.

2010: Invited participant, Cold Spring Harbor-NSF, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, development workshop on iplant collaborative Genomic Education.

2009-present: Board Member, New York Marine Sciences Consortium, based at Stony Brook University. The New York Marine Sciences Consortium is an association of colleges, universities, and degree-granting institutions with expertise and interest in marine and/or coastal science.

2009: Invited participant; IUCN Red List workshop assessing the status of the world’s marine fishes. Jointly held by the Zoological Society of London and Global Marine Assessment. Held in London, U.K.; one of 22 invited world participants.


Personal Statement

Personal Statement

We should all become aware of and involved in world environmental issues such as: sustainability, circular economics,  climatic change, pollution, loss of biodiversity and endangered/threatened species.

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