Carolyn Sotka

Carolyn (Steve) Sotka

My interests focus on promoting linkages between ocean science and policy / management, including MPAs, multi-use zoning, fisheries, protected species, and aquaculture. Currently, I am a Project Coordinator for Communication Partnerships for Science and the Sea (or COMPASS; see and for Dr. Stephen Palumbi's laboratory.


Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, FL
Master of Arts, May 2001. Marine Affairs and Policy.

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Bachelor of Arts, May 1994. Major: Zoology. Minors: Wildlife Biology and Cultural Anthropology
(Included a semester with the School for International Training in Tanzania).


Steve,C., J. Gearhart, D. Borggaard, L. Sabo and A.A. Hohn. 2001. Characterization of North Carolina Commercial Fisheries with Occasional Interactions with Marine Mammals. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-458. 60pp.

Stone, G., L. Madin, K. Stocks, G. Hovermale, P. Hoagland, M. Schumacher, C. Sotka, and H. Tausig. 2003. Case Study: Seamounts. In Executive Summary, Defying Ocean’s End Conference: An Agenda for Action.

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