Dr. Benjamin Cuker




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Dr. Benjamin E. Cuker

Dr. Benjamin E. Cuker, Professor of Marine and Environmental Studies, 1988

Dr. Cuker is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he received a BS in Natural Resources, the University of Michigan awarded him a MS in Resource Ecology and he received the PhD from North Carolina State in zoology with a minor in ecology.  He created the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Multicultural Program, Multicultural Students at Sea Together (MAST), and the Hall-Bonner Program for Minority Doctoral Scholars in the Oceans Sciences.  His current research includes limnology of turbid lakes, estuarine ecology and hypoxia.  Dr. Cuker is the faculty advisor to the Hampton University sailing team