The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Tegan Hoffman

affiliated researcher

Tegan leads the firm Blue Earth Consultants, LLC, where she consults on both domestic and international coastal and ocean projects for governments, intergovernmental organizations, foundations and NGOs.  

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Terry Hughes

affiliated researcher

Terry is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellow, and Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.

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Taholo Kami

affiliated researcher

Taholo is the Regional Director for the Oceania program of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) based out of Suva, Fiji.

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Ryan Kelly

affiliated researcher, former early career science fellow

Ryan is an assistant professor in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington.

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Jack Kittinger

former early career social science fellow

John N. (“Jack”) Kittinger was an early career social science fellow with a background as a human geographer and coastal ecologist with broad interests in understanding and advancing solutions to complex problems that face society and the ocean environment.

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John Lynham

affiliated researcher

Lynham is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.

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