Carina Burroughs

Carina Burroughs is originally from the U.S. and has lived in Ísafjörður, Iceland for the past two years. She holds a master’s degree in Coastal and Marine Resources from the University Centre of the Westfjords and a bachelor’s degree in Marine Affairs and Ecosystem Science and Policy from the University of Miami. Her master’s thesis research focused on ecological change and social perspectives of a coral reef ecosystem at a national park in Mexico. More broadly, her research interests span the social and ecological aspects of marine ecosystems and their management. She is also involved in sustainability and social innovation in the Arctic and subarctic, currently serving on a Nordregio Youth Council and working with organizations such as NUKIGA and UNLEASH on their innovation initiatives. Carina also has several years of ecological field research experience, particularly as a scientific diver on marine and coastal projects. She is also a passionate environmental and experiential educator, with several certifications in outdoor leadership and wilderness medicine.

Carina Burroughs

SIT Study Abroad

Program Assistant

ICELAND: Renewable Energy, Technology, and Resource Economics (Summer 2)

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