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Who

Leadership Team

Christopher Costello

Director
805-893-5802

Oceans | Land | Climate

Michaela Clemence

Program Director
805-893-5175

Oceans | Land | Climate

Olivier Deschenes

Climate Solutions Group Co-director

Climate

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

Darcy Bradley

Oceans

Reniel B. Cabral

Oceans

Chris Free

Oceans

Team

Laura Lea Rubino

Operations and Communications Manager
805-893-4058

Oceans | Land | Climate

Jennifer Bone

Project Researcher

Oceans

Tyler Clavelle

Project Researcher

Oceans

Diana Flores

Project Researcher

Oceans

Jason Flower

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

Michael Pizzi

Research Economist and Operations Manager

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

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

Simon Jean

École Polytechnique / ENS Paris-Saclay

Oceans | Land | Climate

Hunter Lenihan

Bren School, UCSB

Oceans

Sarah Lester

Florida State University

Oceans

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

Andrew Ayres

Environmental Defense Fund

Land | 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

Bryan Leonard

Arizona State University

Land