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Dr. Jeffrey Wescott


Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Ocean Policy

Appointed to SEA Faculty in 2015

Phone: 508.540.3954 x541
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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 natural histories; cooperative marine management in coastal and island communities; social-ecological complexity and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Courses Taught:

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