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Senior Research Fellows

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.

Paul Boudreau
Areas of interest: knowledge/information management, particularly geospatial; new technologies (including social media) in coastal management.
E-mail: paulboudreau@dal.ca

Sean Brillant, PhD
Areas of interest: evidence-based wildlife conservation, marine mammals and reptiles, species at risk, intertidal ecology, experimental ecology, broad collaboration and communication.
E-mail: seanb@cwf-fcf.org

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.
E-mail: ratanac@mun.ca

Scott Coffen-Smout
Areas of interest: marine spatial planning; spatial data and information management; sustainable fisheries certification; oceans management; area response planning.
E-mail: scott.coffen-smout@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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.
E-mail: susannadfuller@gmail.com

David Griffiths
Areas of interest: cooperative maritime conflict management; Track Two international relations; human dimensions of maritime security; emergency management in coastal communities; varied historical research.
E-mail: david.griffiths@dal.ca

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
E-mail: larry.hildebrand@eastlink.ca

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 Ecosystem Partnership)
E-mail: oceans2@ns.sympatico.ca

Hugh Williamson
Areas of interest: international marine management; compliance and enforcement; piracy.
E-mail: hrwillia@dal.ca


Last updated: 29th January 2018