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Visiting Research Fellow, Coventry University

Dr. Maurice Beseng is currently Visiting Research Fellow in Maritime Security and Sustainable Development at Coventry University's Research Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) He was formerly Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Conservation Geopolitics at the University of Oxford, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit.

Maurice's research interest cover marine environmental crimes, particularly fisheries crime and the human security implications in sub-Saharan Africa.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Visiting Research Fellow, Coventry University, Centre for Trust, Peace & Social Relations (CTPSR)
  • 2020–2021
    Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Oxford, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU)
  • 2018–2019
    Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Research Fellow, Coventry University, Centre for Trust, Peace & Social Relations (CTPSR)

Education

  • 2019 
    Coventry University, PhD- Development studies (Maritime security)
  • 2008 
    Coventry University, MA- War & Peace Studies
  • 2004 
    University of Buea, Cameroon, PgD- Gender & Development Studies
  • 2000 
    University of Buea, Cameroon, B.Sc- Environmental Management

Publications

  • 2019
    Marine Policy, Cameroon's Choppy Waters: The Anatomy of Fisheries Crime in Marine Fisheries Sector- https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103669