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Texas A&M University at Galveston
international maritime conflict, marine policy, law of the sea, ocean politics, maritime piracy, offshore energy, international conflict, international law, environmental politics
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About Me

I study international maritime politics, with an emphasis on maritime conflict and law. Areas of interest include maritime piracy, fishing disputes, and potential conflicts over offshore oil/gas.

Recent Publications
  1. “Having the cake and eating it too: To manage or own the Svalbard Fisheries Protection Zone.” Marine Policy 60: 141-148. With Rachel Tiller.
  1. “Offshore Oil Development and Maritime Conflict in the 20th Century: A Statistical Analysis of International Trends,” Energy Research and Social Science 6: 1-7.
  1. “Ruling the Sea: Managing Maritime Conflicts through UNCLOS and Exclusive Economic Zones,” International Interactions 40(5): 711-736. With Stephen C. Nemeth, Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, and Paul R. Hensel.
  1. “Oceans of Conflict?: Determining Potential Areas of Maritime Disputes,” SAIS Review of International Studies Special Issue on Oceans 33(2): 5-14.
Media Coverage

“Study: Offshore drilling has prompted a rise in maritime conflicts around the world,” The Washington Post, 26 November 2014.

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