Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Patrick Cotter

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Patrick
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Cotter
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Adjunct Professor
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Monterey, CA

Patrick Cotter is an Adjunct Professor in the MIIS International Environmental Policy program.  He has more than 31 years of experience as an environmental scientist and international affairs specialist in managing domestic and international ocean programs for the United States Government. He has managed technical groups to support protections of coastal watersheds, reduction of coastal and marine pollution, implementation of large controversial port dredging projects, and protection of living marine resources.  Mr.

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Non-academic Interests 

Mr. Cotter has been a recreational scuba instructor, research diver, and underwater photographer since 1975, with diving experience in California, the Caribbean Sea, Florida, Hawaii, and Texas.

Education History

McGill University, Montreal, Canada: 

Master of Science, Oceanography, 1984

University of Texas, Austin, TX: 

Bachelor of Science, Biology- Marine Option, 1976

Publications

Commission for Environmental Cooperation.2003. Strategic Plan for North American Cooperation in the Conservation of Biodiversity

International Maritime Organization.2014. The London Protocol: What It Is and How to Implement It.

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Enrique Alonso García

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Enrique
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García
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Permanent Councilor of State of the Spanish Government, Adjunct Professor
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Monterey, CA 93940

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.

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Law of the Sea, International Environmental Law, Marine Policy, Access to Marine Genetic Resources, Offshore Marine Protected Areas, Fisheries and Marine Resources Management, Energy and the Marine Environment, Shipping,  Marine Data Bases Interoperability, Seascapes, Marine Bioacoustics, North American Free Trade Agreement and Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, Vessels Interception, Oil Spills Prevention and Management, Multilateral Marine-related Conventions Negotiations, Cetaceans, Marine Animals Welfare, European Union Law and Policy, Food safety, Algae Collections Management.

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Education

S.J.D. Law, Complutense University (Spain) 1982; L.L.M. University of Virginia 1981; J.D. Complutense University, 1976; Certified Environmental Manager, Bentley University, Waltham, MA,  1997.

Publications

Enrique Alonso García has published, among other areas, on marine issues in several languages (English, Spanish, German and Japanese). Some of his publications, limited to the marine policy, science and law, are the following:

Enrique Alonso García, "El Conocimiento y la Aplicación del Derecho Ambiental, un Ejemplo Práctico: las Areas Protegidas Marinas, en Especial, las Areas Protegidas en Mar Abierto", en Desarrollo Sostenible y Protección del Medio Ambiente, Luis Piñar Mañas (Director), ed. Civitas. 2002.

Case study.- "Farming in the Elkhorn Slough Watershed, Environmental Justice & the Hispanic Community", by Jason Benford (supervised by Enrique Alonso García & Ana Recarte Vicente-Arche). April 2004

Enrique Alonso García, “The Establishment and Management of Offshore Marine Protected Areas”, in Development of Marine Resources and Ocean Governance, Shigeaki Uno, Tetsuya Katsumura & Hideki Imaoka editors, Kokusai Shoin Pub., 2004 in Japanese.

Case study.- "The Meaning of Salmon in the Northwest: A Historical, Scientific and Sociological Study", by Luisa Molinero (supervised by Enrique Alonso García) April 2005.

Case study.- "The Boston Harbor Project", by Enrique Alonso García & Ana Recarte Vicente-Arche. January 2005.

Case study.- "Oil spill Prevention and Response: the U.S. Institutional System in the Coast of California", by Ana Tejedor & Larry Spinosa (supervised by Enrique Alonso García). May 2006

With Ree Brennin et al,  "1st International Workshop on Beluga Whale Research, Husbandry, and Management in Wild and Captive Environments. 2007.”, Workshop Position Information Document.

Case study.- "Cape Cod Off-Shore Wind Park: The Multivariate Nature of Energy Policy Issues", by Enrique Alonso & Ana Recarte Vicente-Arche,. May 2007.

With Fernando González Botija, Miguel A. Recuerda, Pedro Díaz Peralta, Anselmo Martínez Cañellas, Lucía Roda Ghisleri, Alejandro Lago Candeira,, Maria Rosa Martínez-Larrañaga, and  Arturo Anadón, "Legal Regulation of Risk Analysis and Genetically Modified Foods", en European Food and Feed Law núm.4. 2009

With Lucía Roda Ghisleri, Arturo Anadón, Miguel A. Recuerda, Pedro Díaz Peralta, Fernando González Botija, Anselmo Martínez Cañellas, Alejandro Lago Candeira, andy Maria Rosa Martínez-Larrañaga, "Risk Analysis and GM Foods: Scientific Risk Assessment", en European Food and Feel Law núm.4, 2009

Enrique Alonso García, "Introduction to International Environmental Law: Handbook with Cases and Materials for American Lawyers", Friends of Thoreau Program Series, núm.1, Ed. URJC-Friends of Thoreau, 2a. ed, 2009, ISBN: 84 95541 05 X

Enrique Alonso García y Ana Recarte Vicente-Arche, "La Técnica Normativa En EEUU, en Particular la Elaboración de las Leyes, en La Técnica Normativa: una Necesidad para la Realización de la Justicia, Pablo García Mexía y Jaime Rodríguez Arana (directores), CEU Ediciones, 2010

Enrique Alonso García, "La Reciente e Inminente Legislación Sobre Conservación y Uso Sostenible de la Biodiversidad del Medio Marino, ¿Celebración o Reto?", en Ambienta, núm.94, marzo 2011

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IPOL8652A-Spri12 Sem: International Marine Law

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Fernando DePaolis

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Fernando
Last Name
DePaolis
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Job Title
Associate Professor
Location
McCone Building 113
Phone
831.647.3568
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Español
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italiano

I am passionate about finding alternative points of view that could solve the world’s biggest problems. In my case, this is done by combining critical thinking with the most sophisticated computer analysis and visualization techniques.

I love being a professor at MIIS because our students challenge me to be connected to the real world of practice and to maintain the highest professional standards. In the end this helps all of us, as we form a dynamic learning community that aims at producing highly effective professionals.

Expertise

Economic Development. Regional Economics. Econometrics. Spatial Statistics.

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Education

PhD, Urban Planning/Regional Economics (University of California-Los Angeles),

MA, Urban Planning/International Development (University of Kansas);

Advanced Diploma Architecture (National University of San Juan, Argentina).

Publications

“The Washington Consensus: A Post Mortem” (with Robert McCleery), in Seiji Naya’s festschrift Forthcoming University of Hawaii Press.

“NAFTA and the Broader Impacts of Trade Agreements on Industrial Development: When ‘Second-Order  Effects’ Dominate (with Robert McCleery), in Plummer, M. (editor) Empirical Methods in International Trade: Essays in Honor of Mordechai (Max) Keinin. 2005. Edward Elgar Publisher.

"Bangladesh: Searching for a Workable Development Path," with Seiji Naya and Robert McCleery, Journal of East Asian Studies, No 3, December 2004:1-20.

“A New Frontier in 21st Century America.” A book review of Terra Incognita by Bowman, A. and Pagano, M. Public Organization Review 4 December 2004.

"Trade and the Location of Industries in the OECD and the European Union." Journal of Economic Geography 2, 2002 (with Michael Storper and Yun-Chung Chen).

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Jeff Langholz

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Jeff
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Langholz
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Professor
Location
214 McCone
Phone
831.647.6418
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Español

I am passionate about: research and teaching that makes a difference and focuses on the "real world" rather than the "ivory tower." 

What excites me about being a professor at MIIS: Our students and faculty are on fire! People here want to build a better world, and have the skills and knowledge to make it happen.

Expertise

Biodiversity conservation, environmental conflict management, international environmental policy, protected natural areas, research methods, project design, program evaluation, social entrepreneurship, adaptive management, conservation leadership, sustainable development

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Education

PhD, Natural Resource Policy and Management, Cornell University; BA, History, Dana College; MS, Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology University of Maryland

Selected Publications

Langholz, J. (forthcoming in 2014). Private Protected Areas: A Global Movement for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Langholz, J. and A. Abeles. 2014. Rethinking postgraduate education for marine conservation. Marine Policy 43(1):372–375.

Langholz, J., Sand, K., Raak, L., Berner, A., Anderson, H., Geels, B., McKeehan, A., and A. Nelsen. 2013. Strategies and tactics for managing environmental conflicts: Insights from Goldman Environmental Prize recipients. Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research, 5(1): 1-17.

Langholz, J. and M. Jay-Russell. 2013. The potential role of wildlife in pathogenic contamination of fresh produce. Human-Wildlife Interactions 7(1):140–157.

Gennet S., Howard J., Langholz J., Andrews K., Reynolds M., and S. Morrison. 2013. Farm practices for food safety: An emerging threat to floodplain and riparian ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology & Environment; doi:10.1890/120243.

Langholz, J. and F. DePaolis. 2013. Economic Contributions of Santa Cruz County Agriculture. Office of the Agricultural Commissioner, Santa Cruzy County, CA.

Langholz, J. and F. DePaolis. 2013. Economic Contributions of San Luis Obispo County Agriculture. Office of the Agricultural Commissioner, San Luis Obispo County, CA.

Langholz, J. and F. DePaolis. 2012. Economic Contributions of Monterey County Agriculture. Office of the Agricultural Commissioner, Monterey County, CA.

Langholz, J. 2010. Global Trends in Private Protected Areas and Their Implications for the Northern Great Plains. Great Plains Research 20(1): 9-16.

Lowell, K., Langholz, J. and D. Stuart. 2010. Safe and Sustainable: Co-Managing for Food Safety and Ecological Health in California’s Central Coast Region. Georgetown University and The Nature Conservancy. 131 pp.

Langholz, J. 2009. Saving Species, Privately. World Watch Magazine 22(5):7-11.

Langholz, J. and K. Turner. 2008. You Can Prevent Global Warming (and Save Money!): 51 Easy Ways (2nd Edition). Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing.

Sims-Castley, R., G. Kerley, B. Geach, and J. Langholz. 2006. Socio-economic significance of ecotourism-based private game reserves in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. PARKS 15:2, 6-15.

Langholz, J. and Krug, W.  2004. New Forms of Biodiversity Governance: Non-State Actors and the Private Protected Area Action Plan.  Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy 7:9-29.

Langholz, J. 2004. Forest Recreation on Private Lands. In: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. New York: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Langholz, J. 2004. Lessons from Global Climate Change: A Proposed Kyoto Protocol for the World’s Oceans. Pages 43-58, In:  S. Uno, T. Katsumura, and H. Imaoka (editors), Development of Marine Resources and Ocean Governance: The Environment of Coastal Regions along the Sea of Japan. Hamada, Japan: University of Shimane Press.

Langholz, J. and K. Turner. 2003. You Can Prevent Global Warming (and Save Money!): 51 Easy Ways. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing.

Langholz, J. 2003. Privatizing Conservation. Pages 117-135, In: S. Brechin, P. Wilshusen, P. West, and C. Fortwangler (editors), Contested Nature: Promoting International Biodiversity with Social Justice in the 21st Century. New York: State University of New York Press.

Langholz, J. 2002. Privately Owned Parks. Pages 172-188, In: J. Terborgh, C. van Schaik, L. Davenport, and M. Rao (editors), Making Parks Work: Strategies for Preserving Tropical Forests. Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Langholz, J.  2002. External Partnering for the Triple Bottom Line: People, Profits, and the Protection of Biodiversity. Corporate Environmental Strategy 9(1):1-10.

Kramer, R., Langholz, J. and N. Salafsky. 2002. The Role of the Private Sector in Protected Area Establishment and Management: A Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Effectiveness. Pages 335-351, In: J. Terborgh, C. van Schaik, L. Davenport, and M. Rao (editors), Making Parks Work: Strategies for Preserving Tropical Forests. Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Langholz, J., and J. Lassoie. 2002. Combining Conservation and Development on Private Lands: Lessons from Costa Rica. Environment, Development, and Sustainability.

Langholz, J. and K. Brandon. 2001.  Ecotourism and Privately Owned Protected Areas. Pages 303-314, In: D. Weaver (editor), The Encyclopedia of Ecotourism. Oxon, United Kingdom: CAB International.

Langholz, J., and  J. Lassoie. 2001. Perils and Promise of Privately Owned Protected Areas. BioScience 51(12):1079-1085.

Langholz, J., J. Lassoie, and J. Schelhas. 2000. Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation: Lessons from Costa Rica’s Private Wildlife Refuge Program. Conservation Biology 14(6): 1735-1743.

Langholz, J., J. Lassoie, D. Lee, and D. Chapman. 2000. Economic Considerations of Privately Owned Parks. Ecological Economics 33(2):173-183.

Langholz, J. 1999. Exploring the Effects of Alternative Income Opportunities on Rainforest Use: Insights from Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. Society and Natural Resources 12:139-149.

Uphoff, N., and J. Langholz. 1998. Incentives for Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons.  Environmental Conservation 25(3): 251-261.

Langholz, J. 1996. Economics, Objectives, and Success of Private Nature Reserves in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Conservation Biology 10(1):271-280.

Langholz, J. 1996. Ecotourism Impact at Independently Owned Nature Reserves in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.  In:  Miller, Joseph and E.Malek-Zadeh (editors), The Ecotourism Equation: Measuring the Impacts. New Haven, CT: Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin Series, No.99

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Lyuba Zarsky

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Lyuba
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Zarsky
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Professor
Location
McGowan 320B
Phone
831.647.6436
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Professor Zarsky has a PhD in Economics and has a distinguished record of professional experience and publication in the fields of sustainable development and business and sustainability.

Expertise

Sustainable development, business and sustainability, foreign direct investment and the environment, collaborative governance, development economics, global environmental governance.

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Education

Ph.D. Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2006; M.A. Economics, Department of Economics and Political Economy, New School for Social Research, New York 1986.

Publications

Can extractive industries promote sustainable development? A net benefits framework and a case study of the Marlin Mine in Guatemala, (co-author), Journal of Environment and Development, 20(2), 131-154, April, 2013.

"Extractive industries and local communities: the elusive search for sustainable development," World Policy Review, July, 2013.

Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine, (co-author), Global Development and Environment Institute, September, 2011.

"Climate Resilient Industrial Development: Design Principles and Alternative Models", in S.R. Khan and J. Christiansen, ed., Towards New Developmentalism: Market as Means Rather than Master, Routledge Economics, 2010.

Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley (co-author), Boston: MIT Press, 2007.

“No Miracle Drug: Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainable Development” (co-author), in L. Zarsky (ed.), International Investment for Sustainable Development: Balancing Rights and Rewards, London: Earthscan Press, 2005.

International Investment for Sustainable Development: Balancing Rights and Rewards (contributing editor), London: Earthscan Press, 2005.

“Stuck in the Mud? Nation-States, Globalisation and the Environment," in OECD, Globalisation and the Environment, Paris: OECD, 1997. Reprinted in K. Gallagher and J. Werksman (eds.), Earthscan Reader on International Trade and Sustainable Development, London: Earthscan Press, 2002, pp. 19-44; and in K. Conca and G. Dabelko, Green Planet Blues, Environmental Politics from Stockholm to Johannesberg, Westview Press, 2004.

Human Rights and the Environment: Conflicts and Norms in a Globalizing World (contributing editor) London: Earthscan Press, 2002.

Beyond Good Deeds: Case Studies and A New Policy Agenda for Corporate Accountability (co-author), Berkeley: Natural Heritage Institute, July 2002.

“APEC and the ‘Sustainable Development’ Agenda,’ in R. Steinberg (ed.), The Greening of Trade Law, Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.

“Global Reach: Human Rights and Environment in the Framework of Corporate Accountability,” in L. Zarsky (ed.), Human Rights and Environment: Conflicts and Norms in a Globalizing World, London: Earthscan Press, 2002, pp. 31-56.

“Civil Society and the Future of Environmental Governance in Asia,” (co-author), in D. Angel and M. Rock, (eds.), Asia's Clean Revolution: Industry, Growth and the Environment, Greenleaf Publishing, 2001, pp.128-154.

“From Bystanders to Collaborators, New Roles for Civil Society in Urban-Industrial Environmental Governance,” in Asian Development Bank, Asian Environment Outlook, Manila: ADB, 2001.

“Environmental Norms in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum,” in D. Shelton (ed.), Commitment and Compliance, The Role of Non-Binding Norms in the International Legal System, New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 303-329.

“Havens, Halos, and Spaghetti: Untangling the Evidence About FDI and the Environment,” in OECD, Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment, Paris: OECD, 1999, pp. 47-74.

"Energy and the Environment in Asia-Pacific,” in P. Chasek, (ed.), The Global Environment in the 21st Century, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 1999.

"Lessons of Liberalization in Asia: From Structural Adjustment to Sustainable Development," in Financing for Environmentally Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank: Manila, 1994.

“Towards an International Eco-Labeling Framework,” in OECD, Life Cycle Management and Trade, Paris: OECD, 1994, pp. 194-204.

“Sustainable Development: Challenges for Australia,” in Our Common Future, Australian Edition, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1990. Also published as a monograph by the Commission for the Future, Melbourne, February, 1990.

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