Appointed to SEA Faculty in 2012
Licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
J.D. Roger Williams University School of Law and M.M.A. (Master of Marine Affairs) University of Rhode Island, Dec. 2002;
M.S.Ed. (Master of Education) Simmons College 1998;
B.A. (Geology) Bryn Mawr College 1994.
Research Areas & Interests:
Human interaction with, control of, and valuation of ocean resources; climate-change adaptation and mitigation strategies; marine renewable energy; coastal and ocean management; fisheries; ocean-related public health, ethics, and equity issues and solutions; and communication of science to non-scientists.
- Oceans & Climate – Ocean Science and Public Policy
- The Global Ocean – Toward a Sustainable Ocean: Conservation & Management
- Ocean Exploration – Maritime Studies