Graduate Grant recipients present regulatory research

Reg-Grad-2013The graduate student winners of last year’s Rethinking Regulation grants gathered last week to present their research and workshop chapters of their dissertation, with feedback from Duke, UNC, and NCSU faculty. The workshop, along with participation with the Rethinking Regulation working group, is a stipulation of the grant. Graduate students interested in applying for this year’s awards must do so by November 15.
  • Paige Welch, “Right of Way: Equal Opportunity on the Trans Alaska Pipeline, 1968-1977,” with feedback from KIE faculty Wayne Norman
  • Sara McDonald, “A Story about People and Porpoises: How Policy Subsystem Shocks Have Affected Interactions Among Advocacy Coalitions and U.S. Harbor Porpoise Bycatch Policies,” with feedback from Tim Birkland (NCSU)
  • Abigail Bennett, “Emerging Discourses in Sustainable Certification of a Mexican Small-Scale Lobster Fishery,” with feedback from Lori Bennear (Duke)
  • Luke Fairbanks, “Farming Fish and Framing Farms: Marine Aquaculture as Threat and Opportunity in U.S. Oceans Discourse,” with feedback from Ben Waterhouse (UNC)