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Lisa Campbell

Rachel Carson Distinguished Professor of Marine Affairs and Policy
Marine Science and Conservation
Duke University Marine Lab, 135 Duke Marine Lab Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516

Selected Grants


Making Ocean Worlds: big data and ocean ontologies

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2020 - 2025

Equity in Blue Carbon Interventions

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Environmental Defense Fund · 2022 - 2022

A Mixed-Methods and Comparative Approach to Understanding the Social Dimensions of Aquaculture Production, Consumption, and Siting

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration · 2019 - 2022

Equity beyond national jurisdiction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Environmental Defense Fund · 2021 - 2021

The Value of Fishing, Farming and Eating: new approaches to understanding coastal community well-being in a changing world

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina State University · 2018 - 2021

Making Ocean Worlds: big data and ocean ontologies

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2020 - 2025

Equity in Blue Carbon Interventions

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Environmental Defense Fund · 2022 - 2022

A Mixed-Methods and Comparative Approach to Understanding the Social Dimensions of Aquaculture Production, Consumption, and Siting

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration · 2019 - 2022

Equity beyond national jurisdiction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Environmental Defense Fund · 2021 - 2021

The Value of Fishing, Farming and Eating: new approaches to understanding coastal community well-being in a changing world

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina State University · 2018 - 2021

Collaborative Ethnography of Global Conservation Governance

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Mount Holyoke College · 2016 - 2020

Connecting for resilience: understanding community networks and their role in disaster preparedness and response

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina State University · 2019 - 2020

Bass Connections Web Site Development

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by World Wildlife Fund · 2020 - 2020

Tracking telemetry: mapping mobile species to know marine nature, control resources and claim ocean space

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2015 - 2019

Human Dimensions of Large Marine Protected Areas

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Colorado State University · 2014 - 2018

Human Dimensions of Large Marine Protected Areas

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Colorado State University · 2015 - 2017

Human Dimensions of Large Marine Protected Areas

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Colorado State University · 2014 - 2017

Collaborative Research: The Emergence of Stakeholders and Ecosystems as Powerful Actors in Marine Spatial Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2017

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Culture, Capture and Disease: Small-Scale Shrimp Production

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2017

Agreement by and Between Third Sector New England, Inc and Duke University

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Third Sector New England · 2015 - 2016

Collaborative Research: Marine Spatial Planning and the Role of Community and Environmental Actors: A Sea Change in Oceans Governance?

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2012 - 2015

Sense of Place and Rural Response in the Context of Amenity Migration on the North Carolina Coast

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by NC Sea Grant · 2014 - 2015

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Undercurrents: multi-scaled ocean governance in Micronesia

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2011 - 2013

Collaborative Research: Collaborative Event Ethnography of the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2012

Doctoral Dissertation Research: (De-)Constructing the Catch: Fishing Discourses and Fisher-Resource Relations in North Carolina

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2012

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Citizen-Based Sea Turtle Conservation Across the First World-Third World Divide

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2009 - 2011

Citizen Science and Sea Turtle Conservation: Critical and Pragmatic Perspectives

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2007 - 2011

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Racial and Social Equity in Local Context Grant: Teaching for hope during climate uncertainty: working with teachers to co-produce climate resilience curriculum for middle schoolers and their communities · 2023 PI · Duke Office of Provost

External Relationships


  • Progress in Environmental Geography, Journal, Managing Editor
  • The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Ocean Studies Board

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