Faculty & Staff Directory

Directory Links


Marine Science Research Institute

Office location

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office hours

Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


If there is a problem with your profile or information, or if you want to opt out of inclusion in the directory, please let us know.

Q. White

Dr. Quinton White

Executive Dir. MSRI / Professor of Biology, Marine Science

Marine Science Research

Email address  qwhite@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7766
Office location  Marine Science Research Inst


  • B.S. North Carolina Wesleyan College
  • M.S. University of Virginia
  • Ph.D. University of South Carolina

Areas of Specialization

Invertebrate Zoology, Marine Ecology, Ecology and Life History of Manatees


Quinton White received his B.S. degree from N.C. Wesleyan  College, his M.S. degree from the University of Virginia, and  completed his Ph.D. at the University of South Carolina at the  Baruch Institute for Marine Biology and Coastal Research. He is  the founding Executive Director of the JU Marine Science Research Institute. The new LEED Gold certified 32,000 sq. ft. facility opened August, 2010. Dr. White joined the faculty at Jacksonville University in 1976. He has been active in marine science education, and research concerning the St. Johns River and the impact of man on marine ecosystems.  Dr. White serves as a consultant with the City of Jacksonville Waterways Commission on manatee and water quality issues.


  • Marine Science, The Environment and Public Policy


An Artificial Reef In St. Johns River

MSRI And Local Partnerships: An Interview

Northeast Florida Environmental Summit And Environmental Hazards

JAXPORT Taskforce