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Gina Louise Shamshak

Assistant Professor, Economics

Van Meter Hall G38
410-337-6261
gina.shamshak@goucher.edu


Education

Ph.D., Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island, 2009
M.A.,   Economics, Boston University, 2001
B.A.,   Economics, Boston University, 2001

Link to Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Fisheries Economics, Aquaculture Economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Policy, Risk Analysis, Bioeconomic Modeling


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Selected Publications:

Shamshak, Gina L. 2011."Economic Evaluation of Capture-Based Bluefin Tuna Aquaculture on the US East Coast." Marine Resource Economics. Volume 26(4). 309-328.

Shamshak, Gina L. and James L. Anderson. 2011. "Application of a Dynamic Stochastic Adaptive Bioeconomic Model to Evaluate the Economics of Offshore Bluefin Tuna Aquaculture in the United States." Stickney, R., R. Iwamoto, and M. Rust (Editors). Interactions of Fisheries and Fishing Communities Related to Aquaculture: Proceedings of the 38th US-Japan Natural Resources Aquaculture Panel Symposium. Corpus Christi, Texas. October 26 - October 27, 2009. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-113.

Shamshak, Gina L. and James L. Anderson. 2011. (In Spanish) "Ventajas de la produccion de proteina frente al incremento en el costo de alimentos: identificando oportunidades en la industria acuicola" Panorama Acuicola Mayo-Junio 2011. Vol. 16. No. 4.

Shamshak, Gina L. and James L. Anderson. 2010. Protein Production Advantages in the Face of Increasing Feed Costs: Identifying Opportunities within the Aquaculture Industry. Bulletin of Fisheries Research Agency. No. 31. 55-62.

Shamshak, Gina L. and James L. Anderson. 2009. “Dynamic Stochastic Adaptive Bioeconomic Model of Offshore Bluefin Tuna Aquaculture,” Aquaculture Economics and Management, Vol. 13:2. 155-175.

Shamshak, Gina L. and James L. Anderson. 2008. “Chapter 4: Future Aquaculture Feeds and Feed Costs: The Role of Fish Meal and Fish Oil,” Offshore Aquaculture in the United States: Economic Considerations, Implications and Opportunities, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Aquaculture Program, Silver Spring, MD, July 2008.

Shamshak, Gina L. and James L. Anderson. 2008. “Chapter 5: Lessons From the Development of the US Broiler and Catfish Industries: Implications for Offshore Aquaculture in the United States,” Offshore Aquaculture in the United States: Economic Considerations, Implications and Opportunities, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Aquaculture Program, Silver Spring, MD, July 2008.

Anderson, James L. and Gina L. Shamshak. 2008. "Chapter 11: Future Markets for Aquaculture Products," In Offshore Aquaculture in the United States: Economic Considerations, Implications and Opportunities. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Aquaculture Program Silver Spring, MD. July 2008.


Funded Research

Goucher College Summer Science Research Grant (Undergraduate and Faculty Funding) 2013; 2014

Faculty Affairs Committee Travel and Research Grant 20009-10; 2010-11; 2011-12; 2012-13

Goucher College Summer Research Grant 2010; 2011; 2012

Goucher College Mellon Sustainability Institute 2011

Goucher College Crosby Course Development Grant 2010

NOAA Research Grant, Economics of Bluefin Tuna Aquaculture ($65,000), 2006-2008


Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Honorable Mention, Best Student Paper, North American Association of Fisheries Economists 2011 Conference Honolulu, Hawaii

International Association of Aquaculture Economics and Management (IAAEM) Dissertation of the Year, 2010

Honorable Mention, Best Student Paper, North American Association of Fisheries Economists 2009 Conference Newport, Rhode Island

Thomas Weaver Award: Outstanding Contribution to the URI Academic Community, 2008-2009

Knauss Sea Grant Fellow, National Marine Fisheries Service, Washington, DC, 2005-2006


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