emLab group photo

Who

Leadership Team

Christopher Costello

emLab Director and Sustainable Fisheries Group Co-Director
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Oceans | Land | Climate

Michaela Clemence

Program Director
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Oceans | Land | Climate

Olivier Deschenes

Climate Solutions Group Co-Director

Climate

Darcy Bradley

Sustainable Fisheries Group Co-Director

Oceans

Steve Gaines

Sustainable Fisheries Group Co-Director

Oceans

Kyle Meng

Climate Solutions Group Co-Director

Climate

Kelsey Jack

Poverty Alleviation Group Director

Land

Andrew Plantinga

Productive Landscapes Group Director

Land

Fellows

Robert Heilmayr

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans | Land | Climate

Ashley Larsen

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans | Land | Climate

Gary Libecap

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans | Land | Climate

John Lynham

University of Hawai'i

Oceans | Land | Climate

Paulina Oliva

University of Southern California

Oceans | Land | Climate

Jim Salzman

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans | Land | Climate

Postdoctoral Fellows

Reniel B. Cabral

Oceans

Chris Free

Oceans

Paige Weber

Climate

Team

Jennifer Bone

Project Researcher

Oceans

Jason Flower

Project Researcher

Oceans

Ian Ladner

Project Researcher

Oceans

Ilan MacAdam-Somer

Project Researcher

Oceans

Tracey Mangin

Project Researcher

Oceans | Land | Climate

Juan Mayorga

Project Researcher

Oceans

Gavin McDonald

Project Researcher

Oceans

Kat Millage

Project Researcher

Oceans

Erin O'Reilly

Projects and Operations Coordinator

Oceans

Laura Lea Rubino

Operations and Communications Manager
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Oceans | Land | Climate

Lee Qi

Project Researcher

Oceans

Cody Szuwalski

Fisheries Scientist

Oceans

Lennon Thomas

Project Researcher

Oceans

Graduate Students

Danae Hernandez Cortes

PhD Student, Economics

Oceans | Land | Climate

Julia Lawson

PhD Student, Bren School

Oceans

Owen Liu

PhD Student, Bren School

Oceans

Kent Strauss

PhD Student, Economics, Bren School

Oceans

Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez

PhD Student, Bren School

Oceans

Collaborators

Andrew Ayres

Environmental Defense Fund

Land | Climate

Jacy Brunkow

Latin America Fisheries Fellowship Program

Oceans

Matt Burgess

University of Colorado Boulder

Oceans | Climate

Florian Diekert

Heidelberg University

Oceans

Chuck Cook

The Nature Conservancy

Oceans

Ben Halpern

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans

Ray Hilborn

University of Washington

Oceans

Tyler Clavelle

Global Fishing Watch

Oceans

Simon Jean

École Polytechnique / ENS Paris-Saclay

Oceans | Land | Climate

Diana Flores

Collaborator

Oceans

Hunter Lenihan

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans

Sarah Lester

Florida State University

Oceans

Bryan Leonard

Arizona State University

Land

Grant McDermott

University of Oregon

Oceans

Renato Molina

University of Miami

Oceans | Climate

Bruno Nkuiya

University of Alberta

Oceans

Frederik Noack

University of British Columbia

Oceans | Land

Elena Ojea

Future Oceans Lab

Oceans

Kimberly Oremus

University of Delaware

Oceans | Climate

Dan Ovando

University of Washington

Oceans

Nicolas Querou

CEE - Montpellier

Oceans | Land

Bess Ruff

Florida State University

Oceans

Camille Tevenart

INRA AgroParisTech & CEC

Land | Climate

Jono Wilson

The Nature Conservancy

Oceans