Um Háskólasetur



Anja Bock

BSc in Biology with a focus in Zoology/Ecology, University of Marburg, Germany.

Academic Interests: Marine and environmental conservation, fisheries management, illegal unregulated and unreported fishing (IUU), seabirds.

Nationality: German

Anne Dupont Andersen

BA in Natural Sciences from University of Cambridge, UK. Focus on Medical Sciences, as well as Developmental Biology and Physiology.

Academic Interests: Fisheries technologies and management, marine conservation, oil and gas activity on the Norwegian continental shelf (or rather, how to limit this).

Hometown: Oslo, Norway
Nationality: Norwegian

Charla Basran

BSc- biology (focus in marine biology) from University of British Columbia - Okanagan

Academic Interests: Endangered species conservation/management, marine protected areas, marine mammal research.

Hometown: Castlegar, British Columbia.

Nationality: Canadian

Chelsea Boaler

BSc: Double major in Marine Biology & Environment, Sustainability and Society with a certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment from Dalhousie University, Halifax NS, Canada.

Academic Interests: Fisheries and Aquaculture management on the East Coast of Canada, with a focus on community outreach and education, and cross-industry/government/public communication.

Hometown:Winnipeg MB, Canada.
Nationality: Canadian.

Claudia Matzdorf Brenner

Bachelor in Science in Biology with a Specialization in Marine Biology from the Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica.

Academic Interests: Fisheries management, population dynamics, marine conservation and sustainable development.

Nationality: Guatemalan/German
Hometown: Guatemala city, Guatemala

Dinyar Minocher

B.A. Geography- University of Guelph, Ontario

Academic Interests: Understanding institutional and governance barriers to the formation of marine protected areas.

Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario
Nationality: Canadian

Flor Pereira

BSc Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Academic Interests: Management of environmental issues trough community based conservation projects, environmental education.

Hometown: Mértola, Portugal
Nationality: Portuguese

Jennifer Grace Smith

BA, French literature, Reed College
MA, International Relations and China Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Academic Interests: Fisheries management; aquaculture; community political empowerment; self-reliant food communities.

Hometown: Chicago

Nationality: United States/United Kingdom

Johanna Humphrey

Master degree in Environmental law, Sorbonne Law school, Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris, France, 2012.

Academic Interests: Coastal and marine integrated zone management in South Africa and other developing countries, international regulation, and marine conservation.

Nationality: French

Johanna Schumacher

Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Resource Management, Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus, Germany

Academic Interests: Coastal and Marine Conservation, Water Resource Management, learning tools for Environmental Management and Environmental Education

Hometown: Bremen
Nationality: German

Katrin Krzewina

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Open University Business School (distance learning, English)

Academic Interests: A focus on marine and coastal management is a great starting point for understanding the complex relationships and cycles of our planet. The impact that humans are having on the coastal and marine environment provides clear evidence that we must change behaviors and practices to sustain natural resources for both the present and future generations. I am most interested in learning about and developing programs that will introduce this understanding into the curriculum for different educational settings.

Nationality: German (formerly GDR)

Laura Nordgren

Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in International Business and Marketing - Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Porvoo, Finland.

Academic Interests: Sustainable management, conservation and ecosystem restoration in the Baltic Sea.

Nationality: Finnish
Hometown: Turku, Finland

Lauren Parkhouse

BSc Environmental Science with a focus on Marine Conservation. University of Plymouth, England.

Academic Interests: Fisheries management, marine conservation and ocean literacy.

Nationality: British 

Lucian Reniță

Master in Business Administration, specialization in Project Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, 2007.

Academic Interests: Administration and economics of marine protected areas, global environmental problems, general knowledge about the seas and environment.

Nationality: Romanian

Maden Le Barh

Erasmus exchange student 2012-2013 from EPHE (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes) in Paris. Finishing the second year of a Master degree in Environment and Biodiversity Management. Working the remaining time on a master's thesis at the Icelandic Institute of Natural History about birds.

Academic interests : integrated management, habitat and species protection, environment education, birds ecology, sustainability.

Nationality : French.

Marie Legatelois

Bachelor of biology, ecology, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Québec, Canada - Masters in Techniques and Methods of Nature Photography Reportage, IFFCAM, France.

Academic Interests: Marine bird protection, management/creation of coastal protected areas, communication to the public, reconciliation of economy, society and ecology.

Nationality: French

Marwin Buresch

Exchange student 2012 from Wageningen University / Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein, Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Finishing a Bachelor degree in Integrated Coastal Zone Management.

Academic Interests: Scientific research, research management, project management, methodology.

Nationality: German

Matija Drakulić

Masters degree in Business and Economics, majoring in Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Croatia.

Academic Interests: Sustainable life of nature and modern lifestyle, renewable energy, sustainable fisheries, and environmental and marine conservation.

Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
Nationality: Croatian

Max Siegfried

Exchange student 2012 from Wageningen University / Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein, Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Finishing a Bachelor degree in Integrated Coastal Zone Management.

Academic Interests: Managing and implementing process of marine protected areas (MPA's), resource management issues, and conservation of marine resources.

Nationality: German

Megan Anne O’Brien

MSc Integrative and Evolutionary Biology - BSc Marine Biology with a Minor in Environmental Economics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI, USA.

Academic Interests: Sustainable fisheries, resource economics, scientific communication, and environmental education.

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nationality: American

Megan's blog

Peter Mortensen

Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Master of Arts in Anthropology and Quaternary Paleoecology from the University of Minnesota.

Academic Interests: Interested in environmental archaeology, climate change, cultural ecology, nautical archaeology, limnology.

Nationality: United States

Râna Campbell

BA Major Philosophy, Major Western Society and Culture, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2008.

Academic Interests: Environmental ethics, education, outreach and consulting, community-building around environmental issues, working with management frameworks that are inclusive of local and traditional ecological knowledge, emotional and mental experiences of place and identity, and the cross-sections between nature and culture.

Nationality: Canadian

Rob Salisbury

LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Academic Interests: Environmental regulation and employment. How do we preserve and protect our coastal and marine environment while affording all citizens of the world an opportunity to better their political, social and economic circumstances?

Nationality: Canadian

Rob's Web Page.

Victor Buchet

BA in Geography and Planning at Lille 1 University, Science and Technology, University of Lille Nord de France

Academic Interests: Integration of the marine protected area, renewable energy, transboundary cooperation development, sea economic development in the emerging market. In one sentence: How to facilitate real sustainable development

Nationality: French


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