David Thistle

Thistle Photo Professor

Biological Oceanography
Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1977

Education

Harvard University (1967-1971), B.A. magna cum laude in biology.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (1971-1977), Ph.D. in oceanography.
Major professor: Dr. Robert R. Hessler

Honors

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, 1977 - 1982
  • Member, High Energy Benthic Boundary Layer Experiment Executive Committee, 1982
  • Associate Professor, Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, 1982 -1987
  • Treasurer, International Association of Meiobenthologists, 1987- 1990
  • Professor, Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, 1987 - present
  • Chair, Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, 1994 - 2003
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Vie et Milieu, 1998 - present
  • Member, Executive Committee, International Association of Meiobenthologists, 1999 - 2005
  • Associate Editor, Limnology and Oceanography - Methods, 2003 - present
  • Associate Member, COMARGE (a program of the Census of Marine Life)