Maryann Bozza joined Oregon State University in 2010 in the position of Program Manager at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center. She received a M.S. in Marine Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2009, followed by a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship in Silver Spring, MD representing Alaska Sea Grant, where she contributed to the development of NOAA’s agency-wide strategic plan. Her research career in human and wildlife immunology began in the biomedical field in New England followed by a decade at the Alaska SeaLife Center where her research focused on threatened pinniped and sea duck species.

Maryann Bozza also serves a leadership role in the coastal community, as a Trustee with the Pacific Communities Health District Foundation, a Board Member with the Oregon Coast Community College Foundation, and on an Advisory Committee for the City of Newport.