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Emily Kelly

Emily Kelly

André Hoffmann Fellow

Emily Kelly is an André Hoffmann Fellow at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions and the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Her work focuses on the intersection of technology and data for ocean solutions, with an emphasis on marine protected areas, sustainable use, fisheries, and human rights. Her past research focused on human uses of and impacts on marine systems, particularly coral reefs, kelp forests, and tropical seaweed farms. Emily earned a BS from Duke University, an MS from the University of Michigan, and her PhD from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She has participated in the UNFCCC COP and Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings, coauthored a summary report on National Security and Climate Change, and was an observer to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences / Social Sciences joint workshop at the Vatican on sustainable humanity. Prior to her PhD, Emily was a Knauss Sea Grant Fellow in the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation and worked for several international NGOs.