Research Professor Emerita, Department of Earth Sciences
Janet W. Campbell, Ph.D. is Research Professor Emerita in the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, and the Department of Earth Sciences. She served as a Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Engagement and Academic Outreach, serving as co-chair of the Research and Engagement Academy, and as a scholarly coach to faculty scholar participants. Dr. Campbell has over 30 years of experience in ocean remote sensing research and development. She began her career as an Aerospace Technologist with the NASA Langley Research Center in Virginia, and later served as the Program Manager for Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry at NASA Headquarters. While at UNH since 1993, she taught graduate courses related to her research and directed the research of 11 graduate students. She served as director of the Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory, director of the Center for Coastal Ocean Observation and Analysis, and was a member of the Marine Program Executive Committee. In recent years, Dr. Campbell served as Deputy Vice President for Research, Interim Director of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space, and Associate Dean in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. In 2010, she led a study commissioned by the Provost to develop a plan for aligning marine-related educational programs with the extensive marine and ocean engineering research being conducted at UNH. She holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a Master's degree in mathematics from Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Mary Baldwin College.