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Otis Brown, Ph.D., dean of the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a professor in the division of meteorology and physical oceanography, is one of the world's foremost experts on merging science with policy. Dr. Brown is a member of the U.S. Ocean Commission’s science advisory panel and can discuss topics such as the science budget and higher-level leadership.

Office: 305-361-4000
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Sarah MeltzoffSarah Meltzoff, Ph.D., associate professor of marine affairs and policy, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, with a secondary appointment with the Anthropology Department, can discuss marine resource management and sustainable development policy.
Office: 305-361-4085
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Ellen Prager, Ph.D., adjunct associate professor, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, was a consulting writer for the U.S. Ocean Commission report. Dr. Prager can discuss education and outreach strategies, science budget, and higher-level leadership.
Office: 305-720-7070
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Daniel Suman, Ph.D., professor of marine affairs and policy, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, can discuss coastal zone management and the creation and management of marine protected areas. Dr. Suman is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Ocean Studies Board.
Office: 305-361-4685
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Science & Policy

Mary Doyle, J.D., professor of law and director of the UM Law School's Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy, is available to discuss ecosystem and water-based management issues.
Office: 305-284-2986
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Bernard OxmanBernard Oxman, J.D., professor of law and director of the UM Law School's Master of Laws Program in Ocean and Coastal Law, is available to discuss national and international ocean and coastal law.
Phone: 305-284-2293
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Fisheries Management

Daniel Benetti, Ph.D., assistant professor of marine affairs and policy, and director of aquaculture program at UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is an expert in sustainable aquaculture technology. He has extensive international experience, having conducted fieldwork for the private and government sectors in 17 countries throughout 5 continents over the last 20 years.
Office: 305-361-4889
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Bob Cowen, Ph.D., associate professor of marine biology and fisheries, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, can discuss sustainable fisheries management. He conducts research on both reef-related and pelagic species throughout the Caribbean, along the east and west coasts of the US, and Mexico.
Office: 305-361-4023
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Ellen PikitchEllen Pikitch, Ph.D., executive director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science
and professor of marine biology and fisheries, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is an international expert in fisheries science and management.
Office: 212-756-0042
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Jerald Ault, Ph.D., associate professor of marine biology and fisheries, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, can discuss traditional and new approaches for fishery assessment and management in tropical marine ecosystems to improve the prospects for sustainability.
Office: 305-361-4884
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Economics

David Letson, Ph.D., associate professor of marine affairs, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, with a secondary appointment in the economics department, can discuss natural resource economics, the economics of regulation, and pollution prevention strategies in the coastal zone.
Office: 305-361-4083
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