Tracy Crews

Associate Director of Education
[email protected]

Office: 541-867-0329

HMSC Visitor Center

2030 Marine Science Drive

2030 Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

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Affiliated with: 
Oregon Sea Grant
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Faculty Type: 
Research/Career Interests: 
  • Education program development and evaluation
  • Professional development for educators
  • Oversight of the Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center and Oregon Coast STEM Hub

(See Biography for more information)


Tracy Crews has led the Oregon Sea Grant Marine Education Program at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center for the past 15 years. 

Tracy oversees the Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center and associated public and youth programs and the Oregon Coast STEM Hub which supports Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics programs for teachers and students in communities along the entire Oregon Coast. She also leads STEM at Sea research experiences for students aboard OSU research vessels, is an education lead for the Regional Class Research Vessel Project, and provides leadership for the Oregon Chapter of the Marine Technology Society.

Tracy holds a BS in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University and an MS in Marine Science from the College of William and Mary (Virginia Institute of Marine Science). Prior to her employment with Oregon Sea Grant, Tracy was employed as a fisheries biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, as an award-winning high school science teacher, and as Science Program Director for Newfound Harbor Marine Institute and Seacamp Association in the Florida Keys.