...Bonnie McCay is a Board of Governors distinguished service professor of anthropology in the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers the State University, where she also serves as director of the Center for Environmental Indicators.Her
research and publications are in the areas of social implications of fishery management, user group participation in regulatory processes, the culture of fishing communities, fishery co-management, and the socioeconomic consequences of various property rights regimes in fishery resources. She serves as a scientific advisor to numerous organizations and agencies, including the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and the Department of CommerceÕs National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She is also a member of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Research Council's National Academy of Sciences and has served on several NRC committees, including the Committee on Ecosystem Management for Sustainable Marine Fisheries and the Committee to Review Individual Fishing Quotas.
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