Dr. Waldo Wakefield
Associate Professor, Oregon State University, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Waldo Wakefield received a B.S. in biology from Penn State University, an M.S. in oceanography from Oregon State University and a Ph.D. in oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Before coming to work with NOAA Fisheries in 1999, he was on the faculty of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, and later, at Rutgers University, where he served as science director for NOAA's Mid-Atlantic Bight National Undersea Research Center. His extensive background in fish ecology, biological oceanography and fisheries science started in 1974, when he began working on the Chesapeake Bay as a staff member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.