Jennifer Beckensteiner

PhD Student

Email: [[jbeckensteiner]]
Phone: (804) 684-7840
Office: Andrews Hall 421
Department: Fisheries Science
Advisors: {{,David Kaplan}} and {{, Andrew Scheld}}

  • B.S., Biology & Ecology, University of Lyon I UCBL, France. 2006-2009
  • M.S, Ecology & biodiversity managment, Univeristy of Montpellier, France. 2009-2011
  • M.S, Ecosystem-based approaches of fisheries management, Agrocampus Ouest School, Rennes, France. 2013
  • Ph.D, Marine Spatial Planning & Fisheries Management, William & Mary College, VA, United-States. 2014-2019
Research Interests
  • Fisheries management
  • Territorial Use Rights for Fisheries
  • Marine Spatial Planning
  • Stock assessments 
  • Artisanal small-scale fisheries
  • Developing countries

Nomura K., Scheld A.M., Beckensteiner J., and Kaplan D. M. (2017) Comparative analysis of factors influencing spatial distributions of marine protected areas and territorial use rights for fisheries in Japan, Marine policy, 82, 59-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.05.005

Beckensteiner J., Kaplan D.M, Potts W.M., Santos C.V., O’Farrell M.R. (2016) Evaluation of population status from length frequency data of coastal marine fish species in southern Angola, PlosOne,

Leopold M., Beckensteiner J., Kaltavara J., Raubani J. and Caillon S. (2013) Community-based management of near-shore fisheries in Vanuatu: What works? Marine policy, 42, 167-176 DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2013.02.013