Postdoctoral Scholar
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
University of California, Santa Barbara                                                                    


        2017                        Ph.D.        Sustainable Development                           Columbia University
        2016                        M.Phil.     Sustainable Development                           Columbia University
        2014                        M.A.         Sustainable Development                           Columbia University
        2011                        M.P.A.      Environmental Science and Policy             Columbia University
        2005                        B.S.           Management Science and Engineering    Stanford University

Research Interests:
Natural resource economics and policy, Climate change and variability, fisheries

Meng, K.M., K.L. Oremus, and S.D. Gaines. 2016. “New England cod collapse and the climate.” PLOS ONE, 11(7)
Oremus, K.L., L. Suatoni, and B. Sewell. 2014. “The requirement to rebuild US fish stocks: Is it working?” Marine Policy, 47(C):71-75.
Brunner, R., F. Ali, C.C. Ambel, P. Aquino, K. Bautista, B. Bendandi, A. Karpati, K. LaiJ. Barbour-McKellar, M. Roos, N. Rudder, E. Soergel and N. Valencia. 2010. “Back to its roots: REDD+ via the Copenhagen Accord.” Reconsidering Development Journal, 1(1).

Working Papers:
 “Small world of Global Marine Fisheries,” with Nandini Ramesh (Columbia), James Rising (UC, Berkeley) and Denyse Dookie (Columbia)
“Inferring spatio-temporal anchoveta stocks using catch series and plankton measurements,” with James Rising (UC, Berkeley)

Invited Conferences and Presentations:
2016: American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, “New England cod collapse and climate”
2014: SmarterCape Economic Summit, “Atlantic cod collapse and climate”
2013: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, “The requirement to rebuild US fish stocks: Is it working?”

Fellowships and Leadership:
2018: Lead organizer, Women in Sustainable Development Conference
2016-2017: Dissertation Fellowship, Columbia University
2011-2016: Faculty Fellowship, Columbia University
2014: Lead organizer, 4th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop in Sustainable Development
2013-2014: President, Sustainable Development Doctoral Society, Columbia University  

Teaching Experience:
Teaching Assistant, Environmental Science for Sustainable Dev., Ph.D., Columbia University, New York (Fall, 2014 and 2015)
Instructor, Analytics for Environmental Science and Policy, graduate, Columbia University, New York (Summer, 2013 and 2014)
Teaching Assistant, Environmental Science for Sustainable Dev., graduate, Columbia University, New York (Fall, 2013)
Teaching Assistant, Environmental Science for Sustainable Dev., undergraduate, Columbia University, New York (Fall, 2012)