Paul Foley is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Policy Institute at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. He received a PhD in Political Science from York University after receiving an MA in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University and a BA (Hons) in History from Memorial University. Paul’s doctoral research focused on transnational environmental certification and eco-labeling in the fisheries sector. As a Postdoctoral Fellow, with funding from the NSERC Canadian Fisheries Research Network and Memorial University’s Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, he conducted research on fisheries policy and regional development in Newfoundland and Labrador’s shrimp fisheries.
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Paul will be working on the Newfoundland field research component. He is the project leader on the fisheries sector sub-project.
Foley, Paul and Karen Hébert (forthcoming 2013). “Alternative Regimes of Transnational Environmental Certification: Governance, Marketization, and Place in Alaska’s Salmon Fisheries.” Environment and Planning A.
Foley, Paul (2013). “National Government Responses to Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Certification: Insights from Atlantic Canada.” New Political Economy, Vol. 18 (2): 284-307.
Foley, Paul (2012). “The Political Economy of Marine Stewardship Council Certification: Processors and Access in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Inshore Shrimp Industry.” Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 12 (2&3): 436-57.