I am passionate about:
I am passionate about applying law, science, technology and economics to find a new balance in how we manage the global ocean commons.
What excites me about being a professor at MIIS:
I am passionate about forging a more sustainable future that includes the protection of diverse maritime cultures and the ecosystems that we are irrevocably connected to and dependent on.
I am passionate about: climate change mitigation via development of new technologies
What excites me about being a professor at MIIS: is the opportunity to research in and teach internationally relevant topics
For over 20 years, Enrique Alonso Garcia has been active in marine issues around the world, engaging in environmental activities both as an academic and as a professional. He has made a number of important contributions to initiatives protecting the marine environment.
At this time, he is the president of the Division of Environmental, Rural and Marine Affairs & Science at the Council of State in Spain.
Kristen Tsolis is a spatial data analyst and Lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School. She is one of the founding members of the NPS CORE Lab, a lab focused on visual analytic methodologies and data integration. Kristen holds a Masters in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She has served as a Visiting Scholar with the Computer Security Response Team (CERT/CC) and is currently pursuing her PhD in Software Engineering with the goal of developing innovative spatial data analytics capabilities.
Andy Schiffrin has been teaching the International Environmental Assessment class at the Monterey Institute since 2007. He has also taught an environmental assessment class at the University of California, Santa Cruz for 15 years and works as an administrative analyst for one of the Santa Cruz County Supervisors.
Geoffrey D. Dabelko is director of the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP), a nonpartisan policy forum on environment, population, health, and security issues founded in 1994 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
Dr. Jim Williams leads the energy and climate change track of the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute. He has worked in the energy and climate change fields for more than 25 years as a researcher, teacher, and consultant. As a practitioner, Dr.
Professor Zarsky has a Ph.D. in Economics and has a distinguished record of professional experience and publication in the fields of sustainable development and business and sustainability.