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Peter Rowe

Peter Rowe is the Acting Executive Director at the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium and the Director of Research and Extension. 


Previously, Rowe held postdoctoral fellowships at Rutgers University Marine Field Station and Laval University in Quebec. He has held visiting faculty positions at Richard Stockton University and Shippensburg University and adjunct faculty positions at Towson University and Dundalk Community College teaching courses in marine, ecological, biological and environmental sciences. His expertise is in the early life history of marine organisms and coastal oceanography.


Rowe contributes to the Sea Grant network, both regionally and nationally, as a member of the Extension Assembly and the Research Coordinators Network, and as a network liaison for the Program Mission Committee of the Sea Grant Association. He is a member of several boards and committees including those at the Barnegat Bay Partnership and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. Rowe received his Ph.D. in Oceanography and an M.S. in Marine Studies from the University of Delaware College of Earth Ocean and Environment. He earned his B.A . in Biology and Chemistry from Gettysburg College.

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