Ag-econ faculty member receives distinguished service award

Susan Hanna, professor in the department of agricultural and resource economics at Oregon State University has been selected as the winner of the IIFET 2010 Distinguished Service Award. This award, established in 1990, is given by the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) to an individual who has had a significant effect on the ability of individuals from academia, industry, and governments around the world to exchange information, data, and perspectives on the economics of fisheries issues, provided service to her profession, and advanced the application of economics to the study and resolution of fisheries problems.
Hanna is affiliated with the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station and Oregon Sea Grant, where she is engaged in policy oriented fisheries economics research on a variety of topics including property rights, fishery management and climate change. She will receive the award at the IIFET 2010 Montpellier (France) conference in July, where she will give a plenary address.
Hanna’s career includes service as a scientific advisor to governance and policy bodies at state, regional, and national and international levels, including the Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council, the Pacific Fishery Management Council, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Minerals Management Service, the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Institute for Innovative Fishery Management at Aalborg University, Denmark. She has served as President of the International Association for the Study of Common Property, and on the Executive Committee of IIFET.

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