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Mark Gibson

PhD Candidate

2010 MA Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
2005 BA University of Pennsylvania


Mark Gibson is a doctoral candidate with the School of Criminal Justice. His research focuses on issues related to the enforcement of natural resource management laws, including crime measurement, intervention design, impact assessment, and standards development. Mark previously worked for the World Wildlife Fund, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and Oceana on both advocacy and project work to advance conservation in Latin American, European, and U.S. fisheries. He holds an M.A. in international economics and environmental policy from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, and is an alumnus of the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (EWCL) program.


Problem–Oriented Policing for Natural Resource Conservation

Year: 2017 Authors: Gibson, M.C.G. Event: Gore M. (ed). Conservation Criminology

Out of the Abyss: Transforming EU Rules to Protect the Deep Sea

Year: 2012 Authors: Gibson, M., Gianni, M., Kavanagh, A., Roberts, G. and Lee, E. Event: Pew Environment Group