Dr. Catherine Chambers

 

Dr. Catherine Chambers is the program director of the coastal and marine management masters program and acting director of the coastal communities and regional development masters program. 

Research interests: human dimensions of fisheries governance, small-scale fisheries management, coastal communities and resilience, justice and equity in natural resources management, coastal food systems, youth in fisheries, Arctic social-ecological systems, social indicators in fisheries, participatory research, 

Students:

Kristin Weiss, co-advisor, MRM (Master of Resource Management), University Centre of the Westfjords, 2018. “Socioeconomic Resilience and the Role of Tourism in Dominica.”

Anika Truter, co-advisor, MRM (Master of Resource Management), University Centre of the Westfjords, 2017. “Management options for Reynisfjara Beach.”

Inga Rut Hjartardóttir, primary advisor, B.S. University of Akureyri, 2016. “Ávinningur landsbyggðarinnar af strandveiðum (The benefits of the coastal fishing season to rural communities).”

Jóhann Garðar Þorbjörnsson, committee member, M.S., Hólar University College, 2015. “Anthropogenic Impacts of SCUBA Divers in the Silfra Freshwater Fissure: Ecological Disturbance and Management Protocols.”

Jennifer Smith, primary advisor. MRM (Master of Resource Management), University Centre of the Westfjords, 2014. "Where Are All The Fish? A Political Ecology Analysis of Local Fish Networks and the Gift Economy in the Westfjords of Iceland."

Education:

     Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks (2016) Fisheries

     M.S. Southern Illinois University (2008) Zoology

     B.A. Drake University (2004) Environmental Science

Publications and ongoing projects:

See Dr. Chambers' profiles on Academia.edu and ResearchGate

Courses: 

     Applied Methodology

     Maritime Anthropology

     Fall Seminar

     Spring Seminar: Teaching experience

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