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Associate Professor, Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University

Wilf Swartz is an Associate Professor of the Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University, and the Deputy Director of the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Program, an international partnership of ocean research institutes that studies the changes, responses and solutions to societal issues of oceans. A marine ecologist by original intention, a fisheries economist by final decision, Wilf examines the role of public policies in shaping economic security and livelihoods for coastal communities. His previous research interests include globalization and seafood trade, fisheries subsidies, and Corporate Social Responsibilities in the seafood sectors.


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    Associate Professor, Dalhousie University