Gowey
Ph.D. Student

Secondary Core Area

Policy Core

Sciences Core

Education

B.S., Oregon State University
M.S., Oregon State University
Master of Public Policy, Oregon State University

Biography

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 evolution of learning networks as they build resilience (social and ecological). His is currently working with the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) and the Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network of the Indo-Pacific. 

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/distilling.

Find out more about what Jeremiah does (here). Also see his about.me profile.