Acadia Institute of Oceanography marine science camp
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Bruce Stephen

Bruce Stephen
Position at AIO: 
Teacher of Oceanography
Number of Summers Working at AIO: 
8 years
I'm from: 
Lincoln, Nebraska
Right now I live in: 
Lincoln, Nebraska... after many years spent in other parts of the country
My favorite area of study is: 
Language and culture
When I'm not at AIO, I spend the rest of the year: 
Ichthyology (the study of Fish); though I spend most of my time with snails

Bruce Stephen is returning to AIO after a long hiatus.  He spent 8 summers with us in the late 1990's and early 2000's and then went on to conduct field survey work throughout the country, returning to Acadia National Park for research a couple of times.  Besides the summers, Bruce was an instructor in one of our Bermuda programs and Jamaica programs.   He publishes about his work regularly, most often about his study of snails.  For the past 15 years, he has taught Biology, Genetics and Marine Biology at a college in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Bruce has his BS in Biology from SUNY College at Cortland, his Master's of Science in Biology/Marine Biology from the University of Massachusetts and is a Ph.D candidate in Applied Ecology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.  His family has spent many summers in Owls Head, Maine so he's looking forward to returning to spend the Advanced sessions with us.  Welcome back, Bruce!