I am a cultural anthropologist with a focus on applied environmental anthropology. I hold a joint position between the Institute for Coastal Science and Policy (ICSP) and the Department of Anthropology at East Carolina University. I received a M.A. in Marine Affairs and Policy from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami in 2006, and a Ph.D. in Applied Anthropology from the University of South Florida in 2012. My research interests include political ecology, marine resource management, traditional ecological knowledge, social-ecological systems, and cooperative resource management and institutions.
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Weijerman, M., C. Grace-McCaskey, S.L. Grafeld, D.M. Kotowicz, K.L.L. Oleson, and I.E van Putten. (2016) Towards an Ecosystem-based Approach of Guam’s Coral Reefs: the Human Dimension. Marine Policy 63:8-17
Grace-McCaskey, C.A. (2012). Fishermen, Politics, and Participation: An Ethnographic Examination of Commercial Fisheries Management in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Graduate Theses and Dissertations. http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/etd/4054
Grace-McCaskey, C.A. (2016) Understanding Hawai`i Resource Users’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Coral Reefs in South Kohala. Administrative Report H-16-02. NMFS-PIFSC. NOAA: Honolulu.