College of Marine and Earth Studies - University of Delaware
MAST 873 - Marine Policy Seminar

Presentation Schedule Spring 2009 - Professor George Parsons
February 12

Introduction - Only for students taking the seminar for credit.

February 19 No Seminar This Week

February 26 Gerald Kauffman
Abstract - "Analysis of Governance and Policy Initiatives in the Delaware Estuary Watershed"
Edward Chiasson - Discussant

March 5

Dr. Steve Thur - NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program Coordinator. Graduated UOD in Marine Policy in 2004.
"The Coral Reef Conservation Act Reauthorization: Not the Typical Story of How Laws are Made in the US?"

Pizza gathering with grad students on Friday, March 6 at 11:30 am, in 202 Robinson Hall.

March 12 Jason Didden - MP Ph.D. Candidate and Assistant Fishery Plan Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Abstract - "Revealed Preference Study of Chesapeake Bay Anglers"

March 19

Robert Boyles, Jr. - Deputy Director for Marine Resources - SC Department of Natural Resources
Graduated UOD in Marine Policy in 1993

March 26

Kristin Hicks
Abstract - "Alternative Management Strategies for Beach Access Provision in Delaware"
Shih-Ming Kao - Discussant

April 2 Spring Recess - No Class

April 9 Scott Baker
Abstract- "Reducing Market Barriers to Offshore Wind power Through State Energy Policy"
Kristin Hicks - Discussant

April 16

Jim Baker - Director, Global Carbon Measurement Program, William J. Clinton Foundation
Former Adminstrator, NOAA - Bio
"Ocean and Climate Change"
NOTE:   room change to ITV 206 Robinson / 202 Cannon Lab

April 23 Shih-Ming Kao
Abstract - "Controversies Over Islands Sovereignty and Maritime Boundary Delimitation in the South China Sea"
Caitlin Snyder and Maddy Russell - Disscussants

April 30

Jiayu Bai - Visiting scholar at the Law School of George Washington University
                     Ph.D. student at the Law School of Ocean University of China

Abstract - "Ocean Policy in China and it's Response to UNCLOS"


May 7

Joanna Huxster
Abstract - "The Influence of Activism on Environmental and Marine Policy"
Gerald Kauffann - Discussant

Edward Chiasson
Abstract - Maritimeliness: Recent Policies on and Reactions to Piracy in the Gulf of Aden"   
Haifeng Wang - Discussant  
May 14
Maddy Russell

Abstract - "Wastewater Battle in Sussex County"
Scott Baker - Disscussant