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Faculty Detail

Academics

Dr. Jeffrey Wescott

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Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Appointed to SEA Faculty in 2015


Phone: 508.540.3954 x541
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Education
PhD, University of California, San Diego, Anthropology, 2012
BA, SUNY Buffalo, Anthropology and Cognitive Psychology, 2001

Research Areas & Interests:

Political, ethical, and cognitive dimensions of human-environment interactions; local/indigenous natural histories; cooperative marine management in Pacific Island communities; social-ecological complexity and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Courses Taught:

SEA Semester: Protecting the Phoenix Islands – Toward a Sustainable Ocean: Conservation and Management, Advanced Ocean Policy Research
SEA Semester: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures and Ecosystems – Maritime Studies, Maritime History and Culture.