Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey

Ph.D. Student

Secondary Core Area


B.S., Oregon State University
M.S., Oregon State University
Master of Public Policy (expected 2014), Oregon State University


Jeremiah is a PhD student interested in the intersection of science and policy and how science is used in the policy-making process.  His current research focuses on understanding the adaptation of learning networks and knowledge transfer among the members of the Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network of the Indo-Pacific, a not-for-profit network that supports community-driven adaptive marine resource management and conservation. 

Jeremiah’s interests are diverse and include statistics, ecology, behavioral interactions, community structure, impacts of introduced species, science communication and policy and the interplay between humans and the rest of the natural world (coupled natural-human systems; CNH).  Previously, Jeremiah worked for over 15 years as an aquatic/landscape ecologist with Federal and State agencies, universities and private and non-profit consulting firms throughout the Western United States. 

Jeremiah enjoys spending time with his family, friends and animals in the great out-of-doors. Favorite activities include camping, backpacking, fishing, hunting, SCUBA diving, fly tying, traveling, photography, reading, gardening, geocaching, and homebrewing.

Find out more about what Jeremiah does (here) and more about the LMMA Network (here).