Experience working on diverse marine issues, including sustainable seafood, ecosystem management, climate change, and species invasion. Has worked within the seafood supply chain and with local fishermen in several distinct coastal areas. Scuba diver with lab and field research background. Strong ability to bridge gaps between scientists, policy-makers, and local people
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE & CONTACT INFO
Taylor Witkin is a Masters student in Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, a scuba diver, and a self-proclaimed gourmet. His work on community supported fisheries and New England’s seafood systems has been published in Fisheries Research. When Taylor is not exploring food systems from beneath the waves or at farmers markets you can find him in the kitchen, on an ultimate Frisbee field, or the local ski slopes.
Colby College – Class of 2014
B.A. in Environmental Studies; Marine Science concentration
Thesis: “The Role of Underutilized Fish in New England’s Seafood System”
Advisor: Dr. Loren McClenachan