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Melina Kourantidou

Postdoctoral Fellow, Marine Affairs Program, Ocean Frontier Institute, Dalhousie University

Dr. Melina Kourantidou is an environmental and resource economist. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Southern Denmark and is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Dalhousie University, affiliated with the Ocean Frontier Institute. Her long-term research interests include interdisciplinary approaches that apply economic theory and methods to environmental issues in order to improve management strategies and help ensure sustainable development and healthy resilient ecosystems. Her work is grounded in marine resource management and governance issues, with a particular focus in the Arctic.


  • –present
    Postdoc, Dalhousie University


  • 2018 
    University of Southern Denmark , PhD in Environmental and Resource Economics