Douglas M Johnston Lectures
Douglas M Johnston was a leading teacher, scholar, and writer in the international marine and environmental law community. His numerous contributions to the Schulich School of Law included the development of the marine and environmental law program, the strengthening of the graduate program and the enhancement of the faculty's strong scholarly reputation. He published ground-breaking scholarly works on the regulation of international fisheries, the theory of ocean-boundary, treaty law and the history of international law. His last book, which he completed very shortly before he died, received a posthumous award from the American Society of International Law.
7th ANNUAL DOUGLAS M JOHNSTON LECTURE
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co-sponsored with the College of Sustainability
Founder & Chief Scientist, Marine Conservation Institute
Chief Scientist (Seattle, WA) - Dr Elliott A Norse has worked at the conservation science-policy interface for his entire career. After earning his BS in Biology from Brooklyn College, he studied the ecology of blue crabs in the Caribbean and the tropical East Pacific during his doctoral years at University of Southern California and his postdoctoral fellowship years at University of Iowa. Starting in 1978 he worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency, White House Council on Environmental Quality (where he defined biological diversity as conservation's overarching goal), Ecological Society of America, The Wilderness Society and Ocean Conservancy before founding Marine Conservation Institute in 1996. Elliott's 150+ publications include Global Marine Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Building Conservation into Decision Making (1993) and Marine Conservation Biology: The Science of Maintaining the Sea’s Biodiversity (2005). He is a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation, was President of the Society for Conservation Biology's Marine Section, received the Nancy Foster Award for Habitat Conservation from the National Marine Fisheries Service, was named Brooklyn College 2008 Distinguished Alumnus and winner of the 2012 Chairman’s Medal from the Seattle Aquarium.
Douglas M Johnston Lectures: 2009 - 2014
6th Annual Douglas M Johnston Lecture
5th Annual Douglas M Johnston Ocean Governance Lecture
4th Annual Douglas M Johnston Lecture
3rd Annual Douglas M Johnston Lecture
"Polar Ocean Governance in the Twenty-First Century"
2nd Annual Douglas M Johnston Lecture
1st Annual Douglas M Johnston Lecture