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Kristin M. Reed joins Seacology’s Board of Directors

February 19, 2014

Seacology is proud to announce Kristin M. Reed as the newest member of our Board of Directors.

Reed serves as Strategic Advisor to Olazul, leading program strategy and directing program management for the organization. A trained social scientist interested in the nexus between human rights and environment, Reed directed the University of California Human Rights Fellowship and programs for a variety of conservation and humanitarian organizations. She has taken a leadership role on an array of NGO and research initiatives across Africa (including Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique and Uganda), campaigns to protect endangered wildlife in Cambodia and Costa Rica, and fisheries development in Papua New Guinea.

Reed earned a PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management (concentration in Society and Environment) from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. Her doctoral research, published by UC Press in 2009 as Crude Existence: Environment and the Politics of Oil in Northern Angola, focused on the effects of offshore oil production on artisanal fishing communities. Kristin received a B.S. in Science, Technology and International Affairs and a certificate in African Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 1999.