Derek Johnson



Activities for MARE: Associate Chief Editor MAST, People and the Sea Organizing Committee 2013

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Manitoba

Relevant research projects:

Co-applicant on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Coulncil Partnership Program Grant Too Big to Be Ignored: Global Partnership for Small-scale Fisheries Research. Ratana Chuenpagdee, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Principal Investigator

Canadian Project Coordinator and Co-Principal Investigator on the Canadian International Development Agency Canada-CGIAR Linkage Fund project Governing Small-scale Fisheries for Wellbeing and Resilience: A Canada-WorldFish Center Collaborative Research Program.

Relevant publications:

Derek Armitage, Christophe Béné, Anthony Charles, Derek Johnson, and Edward Allison. (2012 in press). The Interplay of Wellbeing and Resilience Concepts: Towards a Transdisciplinary Social-Ecological Perspective. Ecology and Society.

Micaela Trimble and Derek Johnson. (2012). Artisanal fishing as an undesirable way of life? The implications for governance of fishers’ wellbeing aspirations in coastal Uruguay. Marine Policy:

Sarah Coulthard, Derek Johnson, and Allister McGregor. (2011). A Social Wellbeing Approach to Poverty and Sustainability in the Context of the Global Fisheries Crisis. Global Environmental Change 21: 453-463.

Derek Johnson. (2010). Institutional adaptation as a governability problem in fisheries:  patron-client relationships in the Junagadh fishery, India. Fish and Fisheries 11(3):  264-277.

Derek Johnson and Maarten Bavinck (2010). Social Justice and Fisheries Governance: The View from India. Proceedings of the Sharing the Fish Conference. FAO. Rome.