Amy Thompson, Director of the Hatteras Island Ocean Center

Amy, a Kentucky native, joined the Hatteras Island Ocean Center team in November 2017. As the director, she works on a variety of tasks but her primary mission is to provide educational opportunities for Hampden-Sydney College students and to develop environmental programming and stewardship opportunities for the Hatteras Island community and tourists. She trains and provides leadership for all Ocean Center interns and volunteers and helps students develop their career goals while educating the public on the unique biological and historical characteristics of Hatteras Island. She graduated from Campbellsville University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in biology and from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2016 with a Master’s Degree in marine biology.


Phone:  (252) 564-9575

Physical Address: 

H-SC Ocean Center, LLC
57204 NC-12
Hatteras, NC 27943

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U.S. Mail:

H-SC Ocean Center, LLC
P.O. Box 276
Hatteras, NC 27943

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