Paul A. X. Bologna

Associate Professor, Biology and Molecular Biology

Director, Aquatic and Coastal Sciences Program

Montclair State University associate professor of Biology and Molecular Biology Paul Bologna, PhD, is a noted authority on submerged aquatic vegetation. He received an Environmental Excellence Award from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for research on seagrass restoration in New Jersey.

Through his research efforts, advances have been made in understanding eelgrass population genetics in New Jersey and other states. Bologna and Biology and Molecular Biology department colleague Jack Gaynor, PhD, are currently conducting research on the impact of invasive sea nettles on the ecosystem of  New Jersey’s Barnegat Bay.