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Joseph R Pawlik
Joe Pawlik has worked primarily in the area of marine chemical ecology, most recently on the chemical defenses of sponges on Caribbean coral reefs. He received his BS in 1982 from the University of Minnesota, and his PhD in 1988 from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. After postdoctoral fellowships at Friday Harbor Labs and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, he joined the faculty at UNC Wilmington in 1991, where he teaches Invertebrate Zoology and directs a research program involving undergraduate, MS and PhD students.