Rob is responsible for working with island and remote coastal leaders to identify innovative approaches to community sustainability. In addition, he works with the Institute’s energy, marine, education, community development, media, and economic development staff to structure responses to emerging challenges faced by these communities along the coast.
Rob's background is in cultural anthropology, and his research focuses on informal science education, science technology and society, and the cultural politics of natural resource management. He has conducted research on these topics in Maine; the Rocky Mountain states; Quepos, Costa Rica; and Yunnan, China.
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