Christine Hayes

Christine Hayes

Career Interests

fisheries management, policy science synthesis, marine management and governance

Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration in Coastal Environmental Management
Bachelor of Arts, 2014
Bowdoin College
Biology Major
Minor in Asian Studies Awards: Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar (Dean’s List)
University of Peradeniya Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2013
Study Abroad Research “The Environmental and Economic Situation of Lagoon Fishermen in the Ampara District, Sri Lanka”

Professional Experience

Ocean Policy Intern, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Durham, NC
Restoring Island Stream Ecosystems Research Associate, Tulane University Honolulu, HI
Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program In-country Program Assistant, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Coastal Studies Fellow, Bowdoin College Biology Department Rusack Brunswick, ME
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Fellow

Additional Information

Water Resource Volunteer Educator, Hui Kawainui Kailua Ka Wai Ola Kaneohe, Hawaii
Certificates: Marine Planning Advancement Workshop, Ecosystem-based Management Tools Network Workshop “Crowdsourcing small-scale fisheries data: a Global Initiative”


fisheries science and policy
international development policy
program management
sustainable seafood

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank