Appendix B Committee Biographies
Jan S. Stevens chaired the Committee to Review Individual Fishing Quotas. He earned an LL.B. from the University of California, Berkeley, and recently retired as an assistant attorney general for the State of California. Mr. Stevens managed the Lands Law Section of the attorney general's office, which advises the California Coastal Commission; the State Lands Commission; and the Lake Tahoe, Coastal, Santa Monica Mountains, and Coachella Valley Conservancies. He has taught environmental law at the University of California and published articles in the areas of lands, natural resources, and the public trust doctrine.
John H. Annala earned a Ph.D. in marine biology from the University of New Hampshire in 1974. Dr. Annala currently serves as the manager of science policy for the Ministry of Fisheries in New Zealand. His research interests include rock lobsters, inshore and deepwater finfish, stock assessment, fisheries management, and management of research.
James H. Cowan, Jr., earned a Ph.D. in marine sciences and experimental statistics from Louisiana State University in 1985. Dr. Cowan currently serves as an associate professor for the University of South Alabama's Department of Marine Sciences. His research interests include fisheries ecology, biological and fisheries oceanography, predation, and feeding ecology and recruitment variability of early life stages of fishes.
Keith R. Criddle earned a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of California, Davis, in 1989. Dr. Criddle currently serves as the Economics
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-
tem in the Icelandic cod fishery and comparing the ecological knowledge of fishermen and professional marine biologists.
Alison Rieser earned a J.D. from the George Washington University in 1976 and an LL.M. from Yale Law School in 1990. Since 1993, Professor Rieser has served as a professor of law and director of the Marine Law Institute for the University of Maine School of Law. Her research interests include natural resources law, fisheries law, protection of marine biodiversity, and law of the sea.
David B. Sampson earned a Ph.D. in environmental technology from the Imperial College of Science and Technology at the University of London in 1989. Dr. Sampson currently serves as an associate professor of fisheries with the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University. His research focuses on the dynamics of fishery systems, the response of fishermen to changing conditions within the fisheries, and fish stock assessment.
Edella C. Schlager earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University in 1990. Dr. Schlager is currently an associate professor for the School of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Arizona. She studies the emergence and evolution of institutional arrangements devised by communities to govern natural resources on which they are economically dependent. Her research focuses on coastal fisheries and water.
Richard E. Stroble earned a B.A. in finance from the University of Washington in 1970. Mr. Stroble is currently the chief executive officer of Merrill and Ring Inc., a family-owned corporation that has held forest lands in Washington State and British Columbia for more than 100 years. The company is active in professional forestry issues and public policy, but has no ties to fisheries.
Thomas H. Tietenberg earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1971. A former president of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Dr. Tietenberg currently holds the Mitchell Family Chair in Economics at Colby College. His research focuses on economics and environmental policy, economics of global warming, and pollution emissions trading.