Research Students at Franklin & Marshall College (2013-)
Honors Theses (HT), Independent Studies (IS), Directed Readings (DR), and Internships For Credit (IFC)
- Isabel Parsons '22 (IS): Melting ice and growing geopolitical pressure in the Russian Arctic: Are MPAs the solution?
- 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.
- Ella Muré '22: Spatial patterns of environmental equity and green space distribution in Lancaster, PA.
- 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 (2015) Science and policy-making for fisheries management: assessing the life cycle of fisheries information available as grey literature (committee member).
- Sarah Deller (2012) Evaluating conservation methods of cold-water coral colonies in Atlantic Canada (co-supervisor).
- Katie Wagner (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 (2011) Engaging stakeholders in marine conservation planning: recommendations for moving forward with a bioregional marine protected area network on the Scotian shelf.
- Erin Mutrie (2010) The role of stakeholders in the governance of a Marine Protected Area in Digby Neck and Islands, Nova Scotia.
- Mairi Edgar (2010) Evaluating Canada’s marine mammal regulations and codes of conduct for commercial and recreational whale watching.
- Jarrett Corke (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.