I am Kelly Heber Dunning, a London-based environmental social scientist with a PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Policy from MIT, and my MSc from Oxford University Center for the Environment. Here is my CV. This is my personal website and blog. It features writing on conservation policy, marine conservation, biodiversity, international development, and climate change.
I have eight years of environmental policy and conservation experience all over the world, including in Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, as well as the U.S. and E.U. I have worked with government decision-makers, multilateral development institutions, civil society, the private sector, and local stakeholders. I have broad expertise in environmental policy, specializing in coral reef management, mangrove ecosystems, tropical biodiversity conservation, fisheries regulation, community-based ecosystem management, the Convention on Biological Diversity, marine protected areas, marine spatial planning, and ecosystem based management. My contact information is at the bottom of the page.
In addition to research and policy work, I have an interest in teaching, and have taught classes at MIT on Marine Policy and Marine Spatial Planning, as well as statistical analysis and environmental policy.