Dr. Gilmer and current Ph.D. student, Joelle Lee-Silcox, recently co-authored a technical report on Somali fishermen for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The report examines the dynamics and social profiles of Somali fishermen for future counter-piracy programming in and outside of the fisheries sector. An FAO representative will be presenting the findings of the report at an international maritime crime meeting being held in the Seychelles at the end of May.
British Governments Home Secretary (the equivalent to our U.S. Attorney General) cited Professor Guerette's research in her “modern crime prevention strategy."
In recognition of his achievements in research productivity and having been awarded the 2016 ACJS New Scholar Award, Provost Furton has named Dr. Meldrum a 2016 FIU Top Scholar. Dr. Meldrum will be honored along with other FIU awardees at a reception hosted by President Rosenberg and Provost Furton at the Ronald Reagan House on April 25th.