Rob Moir, Ph.D.

Moir, Rob 1060466Dr. Moir is an educator, scientist and activist with a proven history of institutional management and marine policy success. He is a leader of citizen science in his efforts to create a clean and healthy environment to insure a better quality of life for humans and wildlife.

Title: Director
Company: Ocean River Institute
Location: Cambridge, MA United States


  • Chairman, Advisory Council, Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area (2010-Present)
  • Conservation Member, Sanctuary Advisory Council, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (2008-Present)
  • Treasurer, Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters
  • Founding Chairman, Ocean Champions (2003-2010)
  • Member of  the Board of Directors, Ocean Champions (2003-2010)
  • Partner representing the Advisory Council, Boston Harbor Islands National Park Areas (1996-2002)
  • Director, National Marine Educators Association (1995-2001)
  • Board of Directors, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay (1992-2000)
  • Former President, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, Boston
  • President, National Marine Educators Association (1999-2000)
  • General Operating Support, Grants Reviewer, Institute of Museums and Library Services (1993-1995)
  • Board of Directors, Cambridge School of Weston (1987-1994)
  • Council Member, Association of Youth Museums (Now Association of Children’s Museums) (1994)
  • Founding Chairman of Salem Sound Coastwatch (1986-1994)
  • President, Essex County Ornithological Club (1986-1994)
  • Science Literacy Task Force, Massachusetts Cultural Council (1993)
  • Director, National Marine Educators Association (1984-1986)
  • President, Gulf of Maine Marine Educators Association (1984-1985)
  • Campaign for Environmental Literacy
  • Massachusetts Marine Educators
  • Virgin Islands Environmental Council


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award
    (2015, 2013)
  • Featured Member, Live365 (2015)
  • Featured Member, Pro-Files Magazine, Who’s Who Publishers
    (2015, 2011)
  • Inductee, Elite American Executives (2015, 2014, 2011, 2010)
  • Industry Expert, “Top 101 Industry Experts,” Who’s Who Publishers
    (2015, 2014, 2011)
  • Professional of the Year, Worldwide Who’s Who (2015, 2013, 2010)
  • Inductee, Lifetime Membership, Cambridge Who’s Who (2010)
  • Switzer Environmental Fellowship, Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation (1996)
  • James Centorino Award for Distinguished Performance in Marine Education, National Marine Educators Association (1988)
  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund Award for the Development of a College Course on Cetacean Biology, Ecology and Conservation (1976)

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