I am an applied researcher interested in: Common property theory; social organization (including kinship and social networks); environment / environmental anthropology; natural resource management; agency; maritime anthropology; gender issues. I have worked in East Asia (Japan); Southeast Asia (Cambodia and Lao PDR); the EU (Northern Europe), and in Southern Africa (Zambia and South Africa). I am also editor of the Commons Digest, the newsletter of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC-- www.iascp.org ) Recently, I have been working on the sociocultural valuaton of biodiversity. I have also been conducting social impact assessments (SIAs) in European coastal communities and have been pushing for the profiling of fishing communities here in the EU. I am currently an Associate Professor/Senior Researcher at IFM, Innovative Fisheries Management, an Aalborg University Research Centre in Denmark.
Area(s) of Training
applied anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, ethnography
Area(s) of Expertise
Commons; natural resource management; fisheries; gender and development
Most Recent Degree
Current Area of Employment
Fisheries management-related research; social impact assessment and community profiling; sociocultural valuation of marine biodiversity
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