Katrina Hoffman, M.S.

President & CEO

1000 Orca Rd., PO Box 705 Cordova, Alaska 99574
907-424-5800 x 262
khoffman@pwssc.org

Katrina Hoffman is the president and CEO of the Prince William Sound Science Center. She is also executive director of the Oil Spill Recovery Institute. She is the administrative principal investigator of Gulf Watch Alaska; a five-year, multimillion dollar long term monitoring program funded by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. She sits on the board of the Alaska Ocean Observing System and also holds a seat on the North Pacific Research Board. Hoffman earned a master’s degree in marine policy at the University of Washington. Prior to joining PWSSC, she worked for Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington, focusing on West Coast shoreline management policy and international sustainable shoreline development programs. She is an experienced, certified science educator and has spent over 2,000 hours at sea conducting ship-based biological oceanography and marine science research for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Occidental College.

Research Projects by Katrina Hoffman

January 23, 2024

The Sound of Science

There are many ways to “experience” scientific data. We see numbers portrayed in charts, arranged in graphs, and transcribed onto maps. These data-sharing methods may provoke […]
December 4, 2023

Education Month in Review: November 2023

By Cristina Reo Youth programming in November included Sea Squirts, Little Dippers, Fun Friday, and Astronomy Night. For our youngest explorers, we hosted our monthly Sea […]
November 3, 2023

Education Month in Review: October 2023

By Cristina Reo This month’s theme was Creatures of the Deep, celebrating the weird and the wonderful! We hosted a “creatures of the deep” Fun Friday […]
September 27, 2023

Education Month in Review: September 2023

By Cristina Reo Fall is upon us, as is the start of a new school year. With that comes fun family programming and entertaining – yet […]