Maggie Chan (2018)

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2018 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship


Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (Majority), Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation


BA in environmental biology, 2008, Barnard College, Columbia University

Professional and Research Interests

Maggie expects to complete her PhD in fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, in December 2017. She is studying the effects of subsistence halibut regulations in Alaska with assistant professor Anne Beaudreau. “My results provide much needed information on the adaptations harvesters make in response to environmental and regulatory changes,” she said. Experience working in coastal communities from Madagascar to Alaska has inspired her career plan to work in international marine policy.