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
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.
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 Ecosystem Partnership)
Areas of interest: international marine management; compliance and