Dave Vaughan is Executive Director of Mote's Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration in Summerland Key, Florida. He is also the manager of the Coral Restoration program and manages the Protect Our Reef Grants program. Dr. Vaughan directed research and education programs previously at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution and the Oceanic Institute.
BS Biology, Graceland University
MS Biology, Fairleigh Dickinson University
PhD. Botany and Plant Physiology, Rutgers University