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Erin Bryant, Esq., M.M.A., M.S.Ed.


Assistant Professor of Ocean and Coastal Policy

Appointed to SEA Faculty in 2012

Phone: (508) 540-3954 x579 ​
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
J.D. Roger Williams University School of Law and M.M.A. (Master of Marine Affairs) University of Rhode Island, Dec. 2002;
M.S.Ed. (Master of Education) Simmons College 1998;
B.A. (Geology) Bryn Mawr College 1994.

Research Areas & Interests:

Human interaction with, control of, and valuation of ocean resources; climate-change adaptation and mitigation strategies; marine renewable energy; coastal and ocean management; fisheries; ocean-related public health, ethics, and equity issues and solutions; and communication of science to non-scientists.

Courses Taught:
  • SEA Semester: Oceans & Climate - Ocean Science and Public Policy
  • SEA Semester: Global Ocean - Toward a Sustainable Ocean: Conservation & Management
  • SEA Semester: Ocean Exploration - Maritime Studies