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Research Associate, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia

Dr. Nathan J. Bennett is a researcher, a teacher, a facilitator and an independent consultant who works for various international organizations. He has published more than 60 academic papers and book chapters on the human dimensions of marine and terrestrial conservation, small-scale fisheries, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, and governance of the blue economy. His work is global in scope – with past research projects in Canada, Mexico, Thailand, and around the Mediterranean Sea. He is also the Chair of the People and the Ocean Specialist Group for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.


  • 2021–present
    Research Associate, University of British Columbia