A SOCIAL SCIENTIST WHO STUDIES SUSTAINABILITY,
I am a common-pool resource scholar using mixed social science methods (ethnography, surveys, and economic experiments) to study collective action for sustainability in small-scale fisheries. My work broadly examines how decentralization policies create new opportunities for small-scale fishers to organize, cooperate, and improve their wellbeing under ineffectual governments.
A PH.D. CANDIDATE,
I am currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Coasts and Commons Co-Laboratory at Duke University Marine Lab, working with Dr. Xavier Basurto, a student of Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom.