Matthew McKenzie

Dr. Matthew McKenzie: New England Fisheries as a Microcosm
UConn Assistant Professor, Delegate to the New England Fisheries Management Council

Dr. McKenzie (PhD, Maritime History, University of New Hampshire, 2003) has a decade of experience in interdisciplinary humanities and natural science research focused on New England waters. He worked with UNH’s Gulf of Maine Cod Project, and his first book, Clearing the Coastline (2010) analyzed the cultural and ecological interrelationships of Cape Cod’s 19th century fisheries. After teaching Maritime Studies at SEA in Woods Hole, Mass., he came to UConn’s Avery Point campus in 2006. In August, 2012, was named Connecticut Obligatory Delegate to the New England Fisheries Management Council.