Department head at Utah State University. His areas of research have included the economic impacts of potential policy changes affecting the total allowable catch for walleye pollock and predicting the consequences of alternative harvest regulations in a sequential fishery.
Ward H. Goodenough earned a Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale University in 1949. Dr. Goodenough is presently a professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include cultures and languages of the Pacific, social organization and land tenure, religion, ethnographic methods, formal analysis of ethnographic data, and culture theory.
Susan S. Hanna earned a Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics at Oregon State University in 1981. Dr. Hanna currently serves as a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Oregon State University and is a former member of the Ocean Studies Board. Her research interests include marine economics, resource allocation and property rights, fisheries management, institutional economics, resource use under uncertainty, and economic history of natural resources.
Rögnvaldur Hannesson earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Lund, Sweden, in 1974. Dr. Hannesson has served as a professor of fisheries economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration since 1983. His research interests include fisheries management, the economics of fish resources, and extended fishing limits.
Bonnie J. McCay earned a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University in 1976. Dr. McCay is a professor in the Department of Human Ecology at Cook College of Rutgers University. Her research interests include common property issues, participatory democracy in fisheries management, and the sustainability of resource-dependent coastal communities.
Michael K. Orbach earned a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of California, San Diego, in 1975. Dr. Orbach is presently a professor in marine affairs and policy and director of the Duke University Marine Laboratory. His research interests include fisheries management, modernization and marine fisheries policy, and environmental planning.
Gísli Pálsson earned a Ph.D. in social anthropology from the University of Manchester in 1982. Dr. Pálsson currently serves as the director of the Institute of Anthropology and is also a professor in the Department of Anthropology for the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Iceland. His current research is focused on evaluating the social implications and development of the quota sys-