Liz Brown-Pickren

Entered Program: 2009
Primary Track: Social Science and Coastal Policy
Advisers: Dr. Alex Manda and Dr. David Griffith
Hometown: Cruz Bay, St. John, USVI
Education: MS Marine Resource Management - College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon BS Communications - Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon

My childhood in the Caribbean, 26 years in Alaska, and travel to many developing countries have all blended to produce my interest in subsistence fishery users. I am currently studying how climate change will affect near-shore fisheries and the people who rely on them.