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Brian Kennedy

Brian first joined GMRI as an intern in 2014, and later became a Research Technician for Dr. Jenny Sun. In this role, Brian integrates diverse data sources to construct economic models which support the sustainability of the fishing industry and the coastal communities that depend on it.

Brian attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. There, he studied economics with a focus on marine resources and community economics.

Brian has a background in quantitative marine economics, as well as finfish and macroalgae aquaculture. He also recently completed a Thomas J. Watson fellowship that centered on seaweed aquaculture and processing.

In his free time, Brian enjoys drawing, surfing, and solving mysteries with his pal, Scooby.