Thursday 8. January 2009

Coastal and Marine Politics and Policy

The spring semester in the Coastal and Marine Management program has commenced. This week, the students in the masters program, began the first of the final two core courses, Coastal and Marine Politics and Policy, taught by Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir.

Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir, Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy , is trained in international relations with a specialization in environmental and resource policy . She has coordinated a master's programme in environmental studies for the University of Iceland, worked as a special advisor in the international office of the Ministry for the Environment, and as an environmental consultant. During the last two years she has worked for international missions in Sri Lanka and the western Balkans as an expert from the Icelandic Crisis Response Unit of the Foreign Ministry.

The last core class, Climate Change and Policy, will begin on January 26th. Upon completion of the core classes the students will begin their elective courses. During each three week module, the students will choose between two simultaneously taught electives.

Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir
Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir