Margo Schulze-Haugen

Acting Director
NCCOS Program Office and Headquarters

Schulze-Haugen has been the Deputy Director for NOS’ National Centers for Coastal Science (NCCOS) since October 2018.

Prior to coming to NCCOS, Schulze-Haugen had been the Chief of the Highly Migratory Species Management Division, in NMFS’ Office of Sustainable Fisheries, since 2005.

Schulze-Haugen received her Masters of Science in Fishery Biology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she studied predator-prey interactions in the Connecticut River estuary.  Schulze-Haugen graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and English.


NCCOS delivers ecosystem science solutions for stewardship of the nation’s ocean and coastal resources to sustain thriving coastal communities and economies.

Stay Connected

Sign up for our quarterly newsletter or view our archives.

Follow us on Social

Listen to our Podcast

Check our our new podcast "Coastal Conversations"