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(also offered Fall 2019)
/ PSCI 319
/ MAST 351
This seminar utilizes the interdisciplinary background of the other Williams-Mystic courses to examine national and international contemporary issues in our relationship with our ocean and marine environment. This seminar takes a topical approach to the study of ocean and coastal law and policy, examining climate change, fisheries, coastal zone management, admiralty law, marine biodiversity, ocean and coastal pollution, and ocean governance.
Format: lecture; discussions, guest lectures by active professionals, and includes coastal and near-shore field trips, and 10 days offshore
Grading: yes pass/fail option,
yes fifth course option
an independent research paper, a presentation, and a final exam
offered only at Mystic Seaport
This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ENVI Environmental Policy
EXPE Experiential Education Courses
POEC International Political Economy Courses