ROBERT STEPHEN POMEROY
PROFESSOR AND SEA GRANT FISHERIES EXTENSION SPECIALIST
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT-AVERY POINT CAMPUS
Prof. Robert S. Pomeroy has a PhD from Cornell University (Resource Economics, Marketing, International Agriculture), BA in Environmental Studies/Biology from Johnson State College, Vermont, and a Master of City and Regional Planning from Clemson University. His areas of professional interest include natural resource and environmental economics, specifically policy analysis, fisheries management and development, aquaculture economics, coastal resource management; international development; agricultural marketing; and agricultural extension.
Prof. Pomeroy has worked as Principal Scientist in WorldFish Center (June 2005 – June 2011), Senior Conservation Research Associate in Community Conservation Network (January 2003-January 2009), Senior Social Scientist at International Marinelife Alliance (January 2002-August 2002), Senior Associate, Coastal and Marine Projects, Biological Resources Program at World Resources Institute (August 1999-December 2001), and in various capacities from 1991 to 1999 at the International Center for Living Aquatic Resource Management. He also taught at the Clemson University, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics from 1984 to 1991.
He has worked on co-management and development projects in Asia, Africa, Caribbean, and Latin America. He has 118refereed journal articles,49 authored books or contributing author to a book, 89 research reports, 34 articles in proceedings, 32 extension reports, and authored a number of factsheets and computer programs.
He has consulting assignments with World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, US Agency for International Development, US Department of State, International Development Research Centre (Canada), Tetra Tech, and the International Agriculture Center (Netherlands). He is affiliated with the American Agricultural Economics Association, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Association of Tropical Fisheries Scientists, Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, Asian Fisheries Society, Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network, and the International Association of Aquaculture Economics and Management.