Sarah M. Glaser, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Secure Fisheries Program

One Earth Future

Broomfield, Colorado USA



Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. PhD Oceanography. 2009

Kansas State University. BS Biology, Environmental Science, Women’s Studies. 2000

Professional History

One Earth Future, Broomfield, CO

   Deputy Director, Secure Fisheries Program. 2013–present

Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

   Research Scientist. 2013–present

The College of William & Mary and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science

   Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology and Visiting Scientist. 2011–2013

University of Kansas

   Postdoctoral Researcher. 2010–2011

Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

   Fisheries Oceanographer. Woods Hole, MA. 2010

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

   Postdoctoral Researcher. 2009–2010

University of North Texas

   Adjunct Faculty, Department of Biology. 2008

The Women’s Debate Institute

   Director of Finances. 2006–2018



National Science Foundation, Coupled Natural and Human Systems. $1,798,150. CHN-L: The potential for aquaculture in Lake Victoria and implications for wild fisheries and fish commodity markets. S. Glaser (PI), S. Hamilton (co-PI), L. Kaufman (co-PI), D. Rothman (co-PI), K. Wedig (co-PI).

DU Social Science Foundation Innovation Grant. $31,765. 2014–15. Expanding fisheries in the International Futures model at the Pardee Center. S. Glaser (PI), D. Rothman, B. Hughes (co-PIs).

Korbel Research Fund Award. $7,476. 2014. Expanding the fishery subsector of the International Futures model. S. Glaser (PI).

NSF, Coupled Natural and Human Systems. $229,881. 2012–2014. Conflict & Fisheries in the Lake Victoria Basin. S. Glaser (PI), C. Hendrix, L. Kaufman (co-PIs)

Reves Center for International Studies Grant. $18,000. 2012–2014. The William & Mary GIS Center at Lake Victoria: supporting student learning, faculty research and resource stewardship at the source of the Nile. S. Glaser (PI), C. Hendrix, S. Hamilton (co-PIs).

Women in Scientific Education (WISE) NSF-ADVANCE grant, William & Mary. $5000. 2012. Fisheries in the Lake Victoria Basin: Links between Fish Catch & Market Price. S. Glaser (PI).

William & Mary Reves Center for International Studies Research Grant. $6000. 2012

William & Mary Charles Center Research Grant. $1800. 2012

W&M Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations Grant. $5000. 2012

William & Mary Travel Grant. $500. 2012

American Society of Limnology & Oceanography Travel Grant. $500. 2012

Sea Grant Population Dynamics Fellowship and Research Grant. $95,000. 2005–2008

Mia Tegner Research Grant, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. $2000. 2007

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Graduate Department Research Grant. $2000. 2007

American Fisherman's Research Foundation Research Grant. $5500. 2005–2006

Mullin Research Grant, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. $2000. 2002

Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research. $1000. 1999 



See list here.



Where’s the Fish? The Era of Sustainable Seafood (College Enrichment Program, 2015) University of Denver

Introduction to R. (2015) One Earth Future

Human Security in the Lake Victoria Basin (undergraduate level, 2014) University of Denver

Fundamentals of Statistical Methods and Data Analysis (graduate level, 2013) Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Introduction to Biostatistics (undergraduate level, 2013) College of William and Mary

Global Fisheries Conservation (undergraduate level, 2011 & 2012) College of William and Mary

Critical Transitions in Aquatic Ecosystems (undergraduate level, 2012) College of William and Mary

Principles of Biology II (undergraduate level, 2008) University of North Texas

Introduction to Biological Oceanography (TA, undergraduate level, 2007) UC San Diego

Introduction to Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (TA, graduate level, 2004, 2005, 2006) UC San Diego   



Nicholas Lightfoot, MA research advisor, University of Denver. The markets for Lake Victoria Nile perch: sustainability for whom? 2015

Erin Spencer, undergraduate research advisor, William & Mary. Invasive lionfish in the Florida Keys: management on a local level. 2013

Marni Robins, undergraduate research advisor, William & Mary. Seafood trends in fish markets and restaurants in Mediterranean ports. 2013

Seth Theuerkauf, undergraduate honors thesis committee, William & Mary. Development of a Sanctuary Oyster Reef Network in the Great Wicomico River, Virginia. 2012

Catherine Mahoney, undergraduate research co-advisor, William & Mary. Wages and fishing contracts in Lake Victoria fisheries. 2012

Andrea McBeth, undergraduate honors thesis co-advisor, University of San Diego. Trophic status of albacore prey from stable isotope analysis.  2007–2008

Nicole Mehaffie, undergraduate research advisor, UC San Diego.Genetic analysis of Sebastes spp. and other prey items of albacore tuna. 2007 and Genetic analysis of cephalopod prey items of albacore tuna. 2008

Michael Fox, undergraduate internship co-advisor, University of San Diego. 2008

Robert Combs, undergraduate research advisor, UC San Diego. Comparison of fishing effort variability based on price fluctuation in diesel fuel. 2007

Clinton Moran, undergraduate internship advisor, Willamette University. 2007

Mitch DeGeus, undergraduate research co-advisor, UC San Diego. Using genetic sequencing to identify specimens found in tuna stomachs. 2006



One Earth Future Values Award. 2017

Journal of Peace Research Paper of the Year Award. 2012

Outstanding Student Presentation, GLOBEC-CLIOTOP Symposium.  Mexico. 2007

Manual Caboz Memorial Fellowship, International Tuna Conference. California. 2006

NSF-IGERT Fellowship, Center for Marine Biodiversity & Conservation at Scripps. 2004

Haymaker Excellence in Biology Award (top student in dept.), Kansas State University. 2000

Harry S. Truman Public Policy Fellowship ($30,000). 2000

Dept. of Women’s Studies Outstanding Paper of the Year. Kansas State. 2000

Morris K. Udall Excellence in National Environmental Policy Fellowship. 1999

Kansas State University Presidential Scholarship (full tuition). 1995–1999

Sherrid Biology Research Scholarship, Kansas State University. 1997–1999

Chitty Intercollegiate Debate Scholarship, Kansas State University. 1997–1999

Division of Biology Most Promising Student Award, Kansas State University. 1998

Intercollegiate Debate Academic All-American. 1997–1999

Kansas State University Honors Program. 1995–1999

Brown Mathematics Scholarship. 1995



2019             International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada

2018            Our Ocean Conference, Bali, Indonesia

National Fisheries Resources Research Institute, Jinja, Uganda

                     City University, Mogadishu, Somalia (video link)

                     Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, U of Miami

                     Enhancing Maritime Security in Africa conference, Mahe, Seychelles

                     Ocean Caucus Foundation, National Security Briefing Series, Washington, DC

                     American Fisheries Society, Atlantic City, NJ

2017             African Great Lakes Conference, Entebbe, Uganda American Fisheries Society, Tampa, FL

                     Somaliland Investment Forum, Hargeisa, Somaliland

                     International Peace Institute, New York, NY 

2016             American Fisheries Society, Kansas City, MO

                     Lake Victoria Stock Assessment working group, Entebbe, Uganda

2015             Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

                     Bloomsbury House, London, UK

2014             American Fisheries Society, Quebec, Canada

                     Ecological Society of America, Sacramento, CA

                     Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

2013             CalCOFI Symposium, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, CA

                     National Fisheries Resources Research Institute, Jinja, Uganda

                     Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya

                     Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute, Mwanza, Tanzania

                     American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, New Orleans, LA

                     California Current System Forage Fishes workshop, Petaluma, CA

2012             American Fisheries Society, Minneapolis, MN

                     American Fisheries Society Tidewater Chapter, Beaufort, NC

                     Ocean Sciences ASLO/AGU, Salt Lake City, UT

                     Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA

2011              The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

                     Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA

                     Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

                     University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2010             American Fisheries Society, Pittsburgh, PA

                     Conservation International, Washington, DC

                     Eldgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH-Zürich), Zürich, Switzerland

                     Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA

                     University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2009            Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Fisheries Oceanography course (guest lecture)

                     Sacred Heart Elementary School, Emporia, KS (K-12 outreach)

2008            GLOBEC/FAO Coping with Change in Marine Socio-Ecological Systems, Rome, Italy

                     Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, HI

2007            GLOBEC Climate Impacts on Top Ocean Predators Symposium, La Paz, Mexico

                     International Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, CA

                     American Society of Limnology & Oceanography, Santa Fe, NM

                     Risks to Marine Biodiversity Symposium, Scripps, La Jolla, CA

                     Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, FL

                     Expanding Your Horizons workshop, San Diego, CA (K-12 outreach)

2006            Feedback and Dynamics in Nature Workshop, San Diego, CA

                     International Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, CA

                     Humboldt Current System Conference, Lima, Peru

                     Human Security and Climate Change Conference, Oslo, Norway

                     Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA

                     Women’s Debate Institute, Port Townsend, WA

                     San Diego Rod and Reel Club, San Diego, CA

                     American Fisherman’s Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA

2005            Explorations in Marine and Ocean Sciences Symposium, La Jolla, CA (K-12 outreach)



Peer review for Nature, Canadian Journal of Aquatic and Fisheries Science, Fisheries Oceanography, Fish and Fisheries, Ecology, Ecological Applications, Fisheries Research, Ecological Applications, Fisheries Management and Ecology, Blue Ocean Institute, Quaternary International, Journal of Human Rights, PLOS ONE, Journal of Peace Research

Panel review for National Science Foundation

Advisor and consultant, Colorado Ocean Coalition

Advisor, California Sustainable Seafood Initiative, Ocean Protection Council

American Fisheries Society External Affairs Committee (Chair)

American Fisheries Society Publications Overview Committee

American Fisheries Society Science Communications Committee

Member, American Society of Limnology & Oceanography

Member, American Fisheries Society

Panel to improve Scripps-NOAA collaboration

Founding member, Grassroots Diversity Action Working Group, Scripps

Birch Aquarium at Scripps, volunteer kelp tank diver and educational outreach

Curriculum development, Center for Marine Biodiversity & Conservation, Scripps

Committee to evaluate teaching performance, Scripps

Students for Political Action list serve manager, Scripps

Passionfish, sustainable seafood outreach, La Jolla, CA

Member, Presidential Commission on the Status of Women, Kansas State University