Research Students at Franklin & Marshall College (2013-)
Honors Theses (HT), Independent Studies (IS), Directed Readings (DR), and Internships For Credit (IFC)
- Thanh Nguyen '20 (HT) - Community Solar and Energy Democracy: A comparative analysis of state policies in New York and Minnesota.
- Corey Kreidler '20 (IS) - Non-human primate ownership in Anglo-countries.
- Caitlin McGinnis '19 (IS) - Sharing the benefits of marine genetic resources: Lessons from the Nagoya Protocol for the ongoing negotiations on Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ).
- Teresa Norman '19 (IS) - The Energiewende: Examining the feasibility of Germany's ambitious energy transition.
- David Brennan '20 (IFC) - Hydrology issues in California and mitigation efforts (Internship with American Conservation Experience).
- Andrew Dzenis '18 (DR) - The Transition of Montauk, examining the changing economic landscape of fisheries and real estate.
- Olivia Richards '18 (IS) - Evaluating the equity and efficiency of sanctuaries as an oyster management tool in Chesapeake Bay.
- Lea Senft '17 (IS) - Past issues and future trends of the science-policy interface: the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) as a case study.
- Lea Senft '17 (IS) A critical examination of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): improving mechanisms for stakeholder engagement.
- Tyler Haas '16 (IS) The pristine myth: exploring the military legacy of US Marine National Monuments in the Pacific.
- Alyssa Dorman '17 (IS) "Blue washing": a critical examination of eco-labeling and sustainable fisheries.
- Matthew Steinwurtzel '16 (IFC) Determining the trophic position of leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in the eastern North Pacific using stable isotope analysis (internship with NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service).
- Charles Ecker '15 (IS) Deep seabed mining in the Area: an examination of past, present, and future issues.
- Alanna Wittet '15 (IS) The developing regime for Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) of marine genetic resources on the high seas.
- Meghan Byrne '19 - Sensing security: The pressing need for reconceptualization of the conventional definition of environmental security.
- Anna Catherine Grady '19 - Effectiveness and efficiency of Bombus affinis pollination versus human pollination in the tomato plant Solanum lycopersicum.
- Kriti Krishna (December ’18 graduate) – Honey Laundering & Food Fraud: Applying Supply Chain Transparency to Create an Ethical Economy.
- Ariek Norford ‘18 – Morphological variation and plasticity relating to ultraviolet radiation tolerance in Helisoma trivolvis.
- Felipe Storch de Oliviera ‘16 – Human Sustainable Development in Amazonia: Questioning Erased Dimensions in the Human Development Paradigm through Household-level Interviews in the Western Brazilian Amazon.
Research Students at Dalhousie University (2009-2013)
- Suzuette Soomai (awarded 2015) Science and policy-making for fisheries management: assessing the life cycle of fisheries information available as grey literature (committee member).
- Sarah Deller (awarded 2012) Evaluating conservation methods of cold-water coral colonies in Atlantic Canada (co-supervisor).
- Katie Wagner (awarded 2011) Linking people to places: evaluating the methodology of collecting human use data from conservation and protection officers for coastal marine protected area planning in Nova Scotia.
- Katherine Hastings (awarded 2011) Engaging stakeholders in marine conservation planning: recommendations for moving forward with a bioregional marine protected area network on the Scotian shelf.
- Erin Mutrie (awarded 2010) The role of stakeholders in the governance of a Marine Protected Area in Digby Neck and Islands, Nova Scotia.
- Mairi Edgar (awarded 2010) Evaluating Canada’s marine mammal regulations and codes of conduct for commercial and recreational whale watching.
- Jarrett Corke (awarded 2010) Strengthening compliance monitoring in surveillance for Canada’s marine protected areas: a case for the Virtual Data Center.
- Suzuette Soomai (Winter term 2012) Implications of the role of marine environmental information in global environmental politics and the science-policy interface.
- Jenna Boon (Winter term 2011) The UNESCO World Heritage convention and nomination of marine protected areas: a guidance document for external reviews.
- Jarrett Corke (Fall term 2010) Engaging fishers and their knowledge for shark conservation and management.
- Robin Pirie (awarded 2013) A critical analysis of the effectiveness of the Sian Ka’an UNESCO World Heritage biosphere reserve, Mexico.