Specialties: Coastal and Nearshore Environment, Cumulative Impacts, Environmental Law and Policy, Fisheries, Marine Governance, Ocean Conservation, Ocean Education
Angee Doerr is the Coupled Human-Natural Systems Research Associate with the Center for Ocean Solutions. In this role, Angee focuses on linking human actions and stakeholders to a variety of ocean concerns, providing insight into the factors that influence global change and who may be impacted by ocean issues and solutions. Angee is currently involved in a variety of projects, including work on California and international fisheries, coral reef conservation and resilience and data dissemination. Prior to joining the Center, Angee served as a California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) Science Policy Fellow working as a consultant for the California Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water. She is also a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserves; in this capacity Angee has performed as the Fisheries and Aquaculture expert for the Navy and the officer-in-charge of various military organizations. Prior to joining the Reserves, Angee spent nearly eight years serving as an active duty Naval officer. When Angee is not working on protecting ocean resources, she enjoys exploring them, and is always up for scuba diving for fun or for research.
Angee received a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of California, Davis, combining foci in ecology, environmental policy and resource economics to better understand ecological and socioeconomic impacts of policy change in fisheries management. She also received a masters of Business Administration from American Military University, where she focused on ecotourism, and a bachelor’s from Duke University in environmental science.