2019 // PhD in Fisheries // University of Alaska Fairbanks
2012 // MS in Fisheries // University of Alaska Fairbanks
2009 // BS in Ecology and Environmental Biology // University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Coleman, J. M., C. Carothers, R. Donkersloot, D. J. Ringer, P. Cullenberg. (in review). Livelihoods, power, and change in the fishing communities of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Journal of Political Ecology.
Carothers, C., J. Black, S. J. Langdon, R. Donkersloot, D. Ringer, J. Coleman, E. R. Gavenus, W. Justin, M. Williams, F. Christiansen, J. Samuelson, C. Stevens, B. Woods, S. Clark, P. M. Clay, L. Mack, J. Raymond-Yakoubian, A. Akall'eq Sanders, B. L. Stevens and A. Whiting. 2021. Indigenous peoples and salmon stewardship: a critical relationship. Ecology and Society 26 (1):16. [online] URL: https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol26/iss1/art16/
Donkersloot, R., J. C. Black, C. Carothers, D. Ringer, W. Justin, P. M. Clay, M. R. Poe, E. R. Gavenus, W. Voinot-Baron, C. Stevens, M. Williams, J. Raymond-Yakoubian, F. Christiansen, S. J. Breslow, S. J. Langdon, J. M. Coleman and S. Clark. 2020. Assessing the sustainability and equity of Alaska salmon fisheries through a well-being framework. Ecology and Society 25 (2):18.
Donkersloot, R., J. M. Coleman, C. Carothers, D. J. Ringer, and P. Cullenberg. (2020). Kin, community and diverse rural economies: Rethinking resource governance for Alaska rural fisheries. Marine Policy.
Zanotti, L., C. Carothers, J. Coleman, C. Apok, S. Huang, and C. Ambrozek. 2020. Political ecology and decolonial research: co-production with the Iñupiat in Utqiaġvik. Journal of Political Ecology 27(1): 43-66.
Coleman, J. M. (2019). Commercial fishing livelihoods, permit loss, and the next generation in Bristol Bay, Alaska (PhD dissertation). Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Lyons, C. L., C. Carothers, J. M. Coleman. (2019). Alaska's Community Development Quota Program: a complex institution affecting rural communities in disparate ways. Marine Policy 108(2019): 103560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103560
Coleman, J. M., C. Carothers, R. Donkersloot, D. J. Ringer, and P. Cullenberg. Alaska’s Next Generation of Potential Fishermen: A survey of youth attitudes towards fishing and community in Bristol Bay and the Kodiak Archipelago, Alaska. Maritime Studies: 1-17.
Ringer, D. J., C. Carothers, R. Donkersloot, J. M. Coleman and P. Cullenberg. (2018). For generations to come? Privatization paradigm and shifting social baseline syndrome within Kodiak Archipelago’s commercial fisheries. Marine Policy 98(2018): 97-103.
Cullenberg, P., R. Donkersloot, C. Carothers, J. M. Coleman, and D. J. Ringer. (2017). Turning the Tide: How can Alaska address the 'graying of the fleet' and loss of rural fisheries access? Alaska Sea Grant Report. http://fishermen.alaska.edu/turning-the-tide
Johnson, J., and J. Coleman. (2014). Catalog of waters important for spawning, rearing, or migration of anadromous fishes, effective June 1, 2014. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Special Publications Nos. 14-01–14-06, Anchorage. http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/fedaidpdfs/SP14-05.pdf
Coleman, J. M. (2012). Quantity and quality of juvenile Pacific salmon rearing habitat in the Kulukak River, Alaska. Master’s thesis. University of Alaska Fairbanks. https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/8008
Lisac, M. J., C. Woll, J. Coleman, T. Sutton, and A. Prakash. (2012). Quantity and quality of freshwater rearing habitat in relation to juvenile Pacific salmon abundance in the Kulukak River, 2010. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, Dillingham, Alaska.
2014 // Alaska Sustainable Salmon Fund $57,727 // Cataloging Anadromous Waters in the Municipality of Anchorage // Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Division of Habitat
2020–present // ARC-NAV: Arctic Robust Communities—Navigating Adaptation to Variability // WCS Arctic Beringa Program and Arizona State University School of Human Evolution and Social Change // Postdoctoral researcher
2019–present // Sivuqaq Sharing project: social network analysis of subsistence and sharing relationships // WCS Arctic Beringa Program and Arizona State University School of Human Evolution and Social Change // Postdoctoral researcher
2018–2019 // Indigenizing Salmon Science and Management // Research technician
2018–2019 // Changing Alaska's Halibut Management Paradigm // Research technician
2017–2019 // State of Alaska's Salmon and People // National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis // Research technician
2016 // Leadership and Strength Project // Research technician
2014–2018 // Alaska’s Next Generation of Fishermen // PhD candidate + research technician
2013–2014 // Alaska stream restoration evaluation study and Title 16, Special Areas permitting // Habitat biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Habitat
2011–2012 // Fisheries privatization, sociocultural transitions, and well-being in Kodiak, Alaska // Research assistant
2009–2010 // Pacific salmon freshwater rearing habitat study // Master’s student and technician for the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge
2008 // Salmonid population study in the Salmon River Basin // Research technician for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game
2007 // Freshwater lake littoral zone habitat index development // Research technician for the Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit
Outreach + volunteering + side work
2018 // OpenSpace dialogue // The Salmon Project // Volunteer scribe
2018 // The State of Alaska's Salmon and People session // American Fisheries Society Western Division Meeting // Session chair
2016 // Long-term Challenges to Alaska’s Salmon and Salmon-Dependent Communities // Alaska Sea Grant // Student volunteer
2015—present // Owner and principal designer // Data North // Graphic design and data analysis and visualization for ecological, economic, and social science research
2015 // Brevig Mission School salmon ecology lesson // REACH Program // Visiting scientist
2011—present // Student volunteer // Alaska Chapter AFS Meetings and other workshops and meetings
2011 // Fairbanks High School Science Competition // Volunteer judge
2010–12 // UAF Fisheries Techniques, Fisheries Population Dynamics, and Human Dimensions of Ecosystems courses // Graduate teaching assistant
2009 // Fairbanks Outdoor Days // Volunteer activity leader
2008 // UWEC campus rain garden design and construction // Volunteer
2008 // Memorial High School stream ecology class // Student mentor
2007 // Beaver Creek Citizen Science Center in Falls Creek, WI // GIS mapping volunteer
2001–2016 // Team captain/Participant // Cutters for a Cure cycling team // Riding and raising money for Multiple Sclerosis research
2019 // PhD defense public seminar (video recording) // Livelihoods, fisheries policy, and the future //
2018 // IFQ Committee of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council // Review of restricted-access management programs to facilitate youth and new entry into commercial fisheries
2017 // Alaska Marine Science Symposium // Poster // Youth Perceptions of Commercial Fishing and Community
2016 // Alaska Marine Science Symposium // Talk // Broken links: Transformation in access to and participation in Bristol Bay commercial fisheries
2016 // Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting // Talk // Broken links: Markets and transformations in access to and participation in Bristol Bay commercial fisheries
2015 // University of Alaska Fairbanks Subunit American Fisheries Society Student Research Symposium // Talk // Alaska’s Next Generation of Fishermen
2015 // Southwest Interagency Meeting (SWIM) // Talk // Alaska’s Next Generation of Fishermen
2015 // Alaska Chapter Meeting of the American Fisheries Society // Talk // Broken links: How limited entry, markets, and family have transformed access to and participation in Bristol Bay’s commercial fisheries
2014 // Alaska Chapter Meeting of the American Fisheries Society // Poster // Graying of the Fleet: Alaska’s Next Generation of Commercial Fishermen
2012 // Master’s thesis defense public seminar // Talk // Quantity and quality of freshwater rearing habitat in relation to juvenile Pacific salmon abundance in the Kulukak River, Alaska
2012 // North Pacific Fishery Management Council Meeting // Presentation // Co-author, preliminary results of ethnographic survey work in Kodiak, Alaska
2011 // Alaska Chapter American Fisheries Society // Talk // Physical habitat correlates of juvenile Pacific salmon density in the Kulukak River, Alaska
2011 // National Meeting of the American Fisheries Society // Talk // Physical habitat correlates of juvenile Pacific salmon density in the Kulukak River, Alaska
committee + Professional membership
2015—present // Association for Women in Science
2015 // UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Dean Search Committee // Student representative
2014—present // Society for Applied Anthropology
2009—present // American Fisheries Society - Alaska Chapter