Austin J. Shelton III

Austin J. Shelton III, PhD

Executive Director, Center for Island Sustainability / Director, UOG Sea Grant / Assistant Professor, Extension & Outreach

location  Office Location:  UOG Sea Grant Office, Dean Circle House #25
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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  • B.S., Marine Biology, Hawaii Pacific University
  • M.S., Zoology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Austin oversees and directs all aspects of the University of Guam Sea Grant Program, including the development of budgets, grant management, and administration. He provides guidance to the program leader, develops and implements strategies, policies, and work plans to enhance the program. Austin also prepares and prepares reports to the National Sea Grant Office, UOG Faculty, media, and event partners. He concurrently serves as the executive director of the UOG Center for Island Sustainability.