Caroline (Carrie) Pomeroy, PhD, is a social scientist based at the University of California, Santa Cruz, who previously served as a California Sea Grant Extension Specialist. Her work focuses on the human dimensions – the social, cultural and economic aspects – of California fisheries, broader marine social-ecological systems, and associated governance. Her work is aimed at identifying research-based solutions to opportunities and challenges facing fisheries and fishing communities in particular and the broader range of ocean users more generally. Pomeroy earned her PhD from Texas A&M University, master’s degree from the University of Miami, and bachelor’s degree from Yale University.
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Pomeroy C, Georgilas N, Aseltine-Neilson D, & Bartling R. 2018. Socioeconomic Guidance for the California Marine Life Management Act Amended Master Plan. Prepared under contract for the California Ocean Protection Council and the Resources Legacy Fund: 119p. View PDF.
Aguilera SE, Broad K, & Pomeroy C. 2018. Adaptive Capacity of the Monterey Bay Wetfish Fisheries: Proactive Responses to the 2015–16 El Niño Event. Society & Natural Resources, 1338-1357. doi: 10.1080/08941920.2018.1471176
Chavez FP, Chavez FP, Costello C, Aseltine-Neilson D, Doremus H, Field JC, Gaines SD, Hall-Arber M, Mantua NJ, McCovey B, Pomeroy C, Sievanen L, Sydeman W, & Wheeler SA et al. 2017. Readying California Fisheries for Climate Change. Oakland, CA, California Ocean Science Trust: 70p. View PDF
Pomeroy C, Galligan M, Reilly P, & Culver C. 2016. Collaborative Fisheries Research to Build Socioeconomic Essential Fishery Information: A Test Case. Report to Collaborative Fisheries Research West, California Ocean Protection Council: 99p. View PDF
Pomeroy C, Hall-Arber M, & Conway F. 2015. Power and perspective: Fisheries and the ocean commons beset by demands of development. Marine Policy, 61, 339-346. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2014.11.016
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)