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Teresa Johnson

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Teresa Johnson

Contact Information

Teresa Johnson

Phone:
.207.581.4362

Email/web:
teresa.johnson@maine.edu
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Address:
200 Libby Hall
Orono, ME  04469

Education

Ph.D. Rutgers University

Research interests

 

My interdisciplinary social science research examines the human dimensions of marine systems. My research seeks to understand and improve stakeholder engagement and interdisciplinary collaborations to improve the governance of common pool resources and social-ecological systems, such as my research on fisheries co-management and cooperative research, sustainable ecological aquaculture (SEANET and AQSW), and tidal power development (MTPI). Another broad objective of my research is to understand social resilience and how fishing communities respond to social, ecological, and political change. 





 

Publications

Featured

  • Thompson, C., Johnson, T., Hanes, S. 2016. Vulnerability of fishing communities undergoing gentrification. Journal of Rural Studies 45:164-174

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  • Henry, A.M., & Johnson, T.R. (2015). Understanding social resilience in the Maine lobster industry. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 7(1):33-43.
  • Johnson, T.R., Henry, A.M., Thompson, C. Identifying Qualitative Indicators of Social Resilience in Small-scale Fishing Communities: An Emphasis on Perceptions and Practice. Human Ecology Review. 20(2):97-115

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  • Johnson, T. and G. Zydlewski. 2012. Research for the Sustainable Development of Tidal Power in Maine. Maine Policy Review 21(1):58-64.

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  • Johnson, T.R., Wilson, J.A., Cleaver, C., & Vadas, R. (2012). Social-ecological scale mismatches and the collapse of the Maine sea urchin fishery. Ecology and Society, 17 (2):15. doi:10.5751/ES-04767-170215
  • Johnson, T.R. and W.L.T van Densen. 2007. Benefits and organization of cooperative research. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64(4): 862

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Additional Publications

  • Levesque, V.R., Calhoun, A.J.K. Bell, K.P. and Johnson, T. 2016. Turning contention into collaboration: Engaging power, trust and learning in collaborative networks. Society and Natural Resources. Published online.
  • Johnson, T.R., Jansujwicz, J., & Zydlewski, G. (2015). Tidal power development in Maine: Stakeholder identification and perceptions of engagement. Estuaries and Coasts, 38(S1):266-278.
  • Jansujwicz, J.S., & Johnson, T.R. (2015). Understanding and informing permitting decisions for tidal power development in Maine. Estuaries and Coasts, 38(S1):253-265.
  • Teisl, M., McCoy, S., Marrinan, S., Noblet, C.L., Johnson, T., Wibberly, M., Roper, R., & Klein, S. Will offshore energy face ‘fair winds and following seas’?: Understanding the factors influencing marine energy acceptance. Estuaries and Coasts, 38(S1):279-286.
  • Hart, D., Bell, K., Lindenfeld, L., Johnson, T.R., Ranco, D. (2015). Strengthening the Role of Universities in Addressing Sustainability Challenges: The Sustainability Solutions Initiative as an Institutional Experiment. Ecology and Society.20(2):4. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-07283-200204

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  • Johnson, T.R., K. Athearn, S. Randall, M. Garland, K. Ross, K. Cline, C. Peterson, R. Alden, and C. Guenther. 2015. Profiles of sixteen eastern Maine fishing communities. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Miscellaneous Report 446.

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  • Jansujwicz, J.S. & Johnson, T.R. The Maine Tidal Power Initiative: Transdisciplinary sustainability science research for the responsible development of tidal power. Sustainability Science, doi: 10.1007/s11625-014-0263-7.
  • Johnson, T.R., Wilson, J.A., Cleaver, C., Morehead, G., & Vadas, R. (2013). Modeling fine scale urchin-kelp dynamics: Implications for fisheries management. Fisheries Research, 141:107-117.
  • Gorczyca, E., Lyons, P., Leahy, J., Johnson, T., & Straub, C. (2013). Improving family forest knowledge transfer through social network analysis. Journal of Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 11 (3-4):157-165.
  • Wilson, J.A., Acheson, J.M., & Johnson, T.R. The cost of useful knowledge and collective action in three fisheries. Ecological Economics 96:165-172.
  • Wilson, J., Hill, J., Kersula, M., Wilson, C.L., Whitsel, L., Yan, L., Acheson, J., Chen, Y., Cleaver, C., Congdon, C., Hayden, A., Hayes, P., Johnson, T., Morehead, G., Steneck, R.S., Turner, R., Vadas, R., & Wilson, C.J. (2012). Costly information and the evolution of self-organization in a small, complex economy. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 90:S76-S93. doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2012.12.019
  • Johnson, T.R., & McCay, B.J. (2012). Trading expertise: The rise and demise of an industry/government committee on survey trawl design. Maritime Studies, 11:14. doi:10.1186/2212-9790-11-14
  • Nenadovic, M., Johnson, T., & Wilson, J. (2012). The process of implementing the Western Gulf of Maine area closure: The role and perception of fisher’s ecological knowledge. Ecology and Society, 17 (1):20. doi:10.5751/ES-04431-170120.
  • Johnson, T.R. 2011. Fishermen, scientists, and boundary spanners: Cooperative research in the US Illex squid fishery. Society and Natural Resources 24 (3):242–255.
  • Ramírez Sánchez, S., McCay, B.J., Johnson, T.R., & Weisman, W. (2011). Surgimiento, formación, y persistencia de organizaciones sociales para la pesca ribereña de la península de Baja California: un enfoque antropológico. Region y Sociedad, 50 (51):71-99.
  • Johnson, T.R. 2010. Cooperative Research and Knowledge Flow in the Marine Commons. International Journal of the Commons. 4(1):251-272

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  • Murray, G., T.R. Johnson, B.McCay, M.Danko, K.St. Martin, and S.Takahashi. 2010. Cumulative effects, creeping enclosure, and the marine commons of New Jersey. International Journal of the Commons. 4(1):367-389

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  • Johnson, T.R. 2008. Book Review: Fishers knowledge in fisheries science and management, Fish and Fisheries, 9(1): 118

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  • St. Martin, K., B. McCay, G. Murray, T.R. Johnson, and B. Oles. 2007. Communities, Knowledge, and Fisheries of the Future. International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, 7(3): 221-239

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  • McCay, B.J., T.R. Johnson, K. St. Martin, and D.C. Wilson. 2006. Gearing Up for Improved Collaboration: The Potentials and Limits of Cooperative Research for Incorporating Fishermens Knowledge. Pages 111-115 in A. N. Read and T. W. Hartley, editors. Partnerships for a Common Purpose: Cooperative Fisheries Research and Management. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.

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