Staff & Associates

Core Staff
Kristin UiterwykKristin Uiterwyk
Acting Director
Coastal Management and Environmental Education and Outreach Specialist


Kimberly Starbuck
Research Associate



Allison NovellyAllison Novelly JD, MMA
Research Analyst
Attorney at Law



Jack WigginJack Wiggin
Senior Research Fellow



Schanna JamesSchanna James
Business Manager


picture of dennis leighDennis Leigh
Administrative Coordinator



UHI is now part of the School for the Environment (SFE) at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and works directly with faculty from SFE on a variety of projects.

Senior Associates

Steve Bliven - Coastal & Wetland Resource Management
Richard Delaney - Ocean Policy & Coastal Management
Dan Hellin - Coastal & Ocean Management
Charles McCaffrey - Coastal Zone Management
Chris Sweeney - Port and Harbor Operations

The Urban Harbors Institute also utilizes the expertise available through the University of Massachusetts' faculty and students from The School for the Environment; College of Management; and Economics Department, and from the graduate programs, including the Public Policy Program and the Environmental Sciences Program.

Urban Harbors Institute

100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125