Programme Officer – Envrionment Programme
/ Marine Conservation, Arctic and North Pacific
LOCATION / USA
Anne Henshaw joined Oak Foundation in 2007 as a programme officer for the Environment Programme’s Marine Conservation Sub-programme. She focuses on the North Pacific and the Arctic with a primary focus on grant-making in Alaska. She has a special interest in building capacity for indigenous community-based conservation, co-management and international governance.
Prior to joining Oak Foundation, Anne was a visiting Professor in the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Bowdoin College from 1996-2007, and director of Bowdoin’s Coastal Studies Center from 2000-2007. Anne holds a PhD in Anthropology from Harvard University, United States, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, magma cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire, United States. The results of her work have been published in a variety of peer reviewed journals and international venues including the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment and the International Panel on Climate Change.
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