Leadership Team

Meet the Team

Jessica Whitehead

Executive Director

Carol Considine

Director of Applied Projects

Nicole Hutton Shannon

Assistant Director of Engagement
Associate Professor, Political Science & Geography


Program Head for Flooding and Built Environments

Joshua Behr

Program Head for Social Science and Policy of Coastal Resilience
Research Professor
Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center
757-638-6564 |

Steven Becker

Program Head for Health Dimensions of Coastal Resilience
Professor, Community & Environmental Health
757-683-5447 |

Tom Allen

Program Head for Sea Level Rise and Climate Science
Professor, Political Science & Geography
757-683-6059 |