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Representations and Realities in New England Fisheries
02/18/2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$20
Matthew McKenzie, Professor of History and Maritime Studies, UCONN
Matthew McKenzie is a Professor of History and Maritime Studies at the University of Connecticut, and since 2012, the Connecticut Obligatory Delegate to the New England Fishery Management Council. His research focuses upon New England marine environmental history, maritime history, and the intersection of ocean science and public policy. His two books explore the complexities of these themes in New England’s fisheries history: Clearing the Coastline: The Nineteenth Century Cultural and Ecological Transformation of Cape Cod (2010), and Breaking the Banks: Representations and Realities in the New England Fisheries, 1866-1966 (2018).