Associate Professor in the Economics Department and UHERO Research Fellow at University of Hawaii at Manoa

I’m an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, where I am also a UHERO Research Fellow. I was recently appointed as the Director of the Graduate Ocean Policy Certificate. I am an Affiliated Researcher at the Center for Ocean Solutions at Stanford University and have held regular Visiting Professor appointments in the Economics Department and the Program in Human Biology at Stanford. I have an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB). I also have a Masters degree in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology from UCSB. I did my undergraduate work at Trinity College, University of Dublin. My research interests are in environmental/resource economics, marine ecology and behavioral economics. I am a Pacific Century Fellow, class of 2012. In 2013, I was honored to receive the Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.