PhD, University of California, San Diego, Anthropology, 2012
BA, SUNY Buffalo, Anthropology and Cognitive Psychology, 2001
Research Areas & Interests:
Political, ethical, and cognitive dimensions of human-environment interactions; local natural histories; cooperative marine management in coastal and island communities; social-ecological complexity and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Climate & Society
Protecting the Phoenix Islands – Toward a Sustainable Ocean: Conservation and Management, Advanced Ocean Policy Research
(Previously) Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures and Ecosystems – Maritime Studies, Maritime History and Culture.