This directory provides contact information for the people, agencies and organizations that are involved in research, education, leasing, growing, restoration and management of oysters in North Carolina.

Dr. Andy Keeler

University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute, East Carolina University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Head of program in public policy (CSI), professor of economics (ECU), Director (UNC CH OBX field site)
252.475.5458

Dr. Keeler has previously held faculty positions at the University of Georgia and Ohio State University. He is the previous senior staff economist for environment at the President's Counsel of Economic Advisors. Andy has worked under both President Clinton and Bush in the White House climate change policy team. He has also worked as the senior economist at the EPA's Innovative Strategies and Economics Group and for the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization in Tanzania. Dr. Keeler has served in advisory capacities to legislative and executive agencies in Georgia, Florida and Ohio, and advised the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners on climate change policy.

If you would like to be added to our professional directory, please contact MichelleC@nccoast.org.