IOI-Canada's Senior Research Fellows are drawn from a range of
ocean-related fields including law, science, fisheries, ICOM, marine security, and information management.
Click on the individual profiles below for more details.
Areas of interest: knowledge/information management, particularly
geospatial; new technologies (including social media) in coastal
Ratana Chuenpagdee, PhD
Areas of interest: fisheries and ocean governance; resource sustainability and community
development; integrated coastal management; ecosystem-based management;
decision-making tools; communicating sciences to policy-makers and general public.
Areas of interest: marine spatial planning; spatial data and
information management; sustainable fisheries certification; oceans
management; area response planning.
Susanna Drake Fuller, PhD
Areas of interest: Benthic ecosystems; sustainable fisheries; community
resilience; role of
civil society in governance; social aspects of fisheries; high seas
protection; oceans law and policy; ecosytem-based management;
species at risk.
Areas of interest: cooperative maritime conflict management; Track Two international relations; human dimensions of maritime
security; emergency management in coastal communities; varied historical research.
Larry Hildebrand, PhD
Areas of interest: integrated coastal and ocean management;
community-based coastal management; coastal and marine spatial
planning; training & capacity-building; institutional dynamics
Peter Wells, PhD
Areas of interest: ocean information and science/policy linkages (environmental information - use and influence);
marine research, monitoring, applications (marine ecosystem indicators and coastal monitoring,
oil pollution and the oceans, marine ecotoxicology); outreach (Bay of Fundy
Areas of interest: international marine management; compliance and enforcement; piracy.