Graduate Profiles

Wiener, Carlie


Email:

  • cwiener@hawaii.edu

  • Year Entered: 2010

    Student Info

    Dissertation Title

    Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism and human perceptions in Hawai‘i: A social approach to assessing underwater interactions

    Committees

    Bill Found, David Johnston, Leesa Fawcett, Paul Wilkinson

    Supervisory Committee

    • Bill Found
    • David Johnston
    • Leesa Fawcett
    • Paul Wilkinson

    Previous Education

  • B.A. Communication Studies, York University (2005)
  • MES, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2006)
  • Publications

    Publications

    Wiener, C. (2015). Dolphin tourism & human perceptions: A social approach to assessing the human dolphin interface. In Markwell, K (ed). Birds, Beasts and Tourists: Human-Animal Relations in Tourism. Bristol, UK: Channel View Publications, 146-162.

    Wiener, C. (2015). Flipper fallout: Dolphins as cultural workers and the human conflicts that ensue. In Drahiem, M., F. Madden, C. Parsons & J.B. McCarthy (eds). Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment. London, UK: Oxford University Press, 137-158.

    Wiener, C., J. Lemus & G. Manset. (2015). Ocean Use in Hawaii as a Predictor of Marine Conservation Interests, Beliefs, and Willingness to Participate: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s13412-015-0272-6

    Sziklay, J, C. Wiener., M. Heckman., & J. Lemus. (2015). Investigating coral disease through patterns in their natural fluorescence. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 29 (3), 22-29.

    Wiener, C.S., & K. Matsumoto. (2014). Ecosystem penpals: Using place-based marine science and culture to connect students. Journal of Geoscience Education Special Issue on Teaching Geosciences in the Context of Culture and Place 62 (1), 1-8.

    Wiener, C.S. (2013). Friendly or dangerous waters? Understanding dolphin swim tourism encounters. Annals of Leisure Research 16 (1), 55-71.

    Wiener, C.S., & D.Wagner. (2013). Sailing through time: A historical examination of the explorations and expeditions of Papahānaumokuākea. Atoll Research Bulletin 594, 1-26.

    Wiener, C.S., B. C. Bruno., J. Fooley. (2011). Ocean investigators: Learning to monitor coral reefs using quadrats. Green Teacher Special Issue: Marine Education 92, 31-33.

    Wiener, C.S., M.A. Rivera., R.J. Toonen., et al. (2011). Creating effective partnerships in ecosystem based management: A culture of science and management. Journal of Marine Biology Special Issue: Ecosystem-Based Management of Pacific Islands.doi:10.1155/2011/241610.

    Wiener, C.S., & M.A. Rivera. (2010). Journeying through the Hawaiian Archipelago: Using marine science and place-based learning at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 26 (4).

    Bruno, B. C. & C.S. Wiener. (2010). Ocean FEST: Families Exploring Science Together. Journal of Geoscience Education 59, 13-21.

    Wiener, C.S.  & M.O. Lammers. (2010). Sound and observation: Listening for clues using reallife acoustic recorders. American Biology Teacher 72 (6), 365-368.

    Wiener, C.S., M.D. Needham., P.F. Wilkinson. (2009). Hawaii's real life marine park: interpretation and impacts of commercial marine tourism in the Hawaiian Islands. Current Issues in Tourism 12 (5), 489-504.

    Wiener, C. (2008). Imi i na ano o ka moana: (Learning the ways of the ocean): An evaluation of ocean education and marine tourism practices in Hawaii. International Pacific Marine Educators Conference - Abstract. Currents- The Journal of Marine Education 24 (2):54.

    Professional Experience

     

    Communications Manager, Schmidt Ocean Institute

    Program Manager, Center for Ocean Science and Education Excellence (COSEE)

    Producer and host, All Things Marine Radio Show, Salem Media 760 AM Honolulu

    Northwestern Hawaiian Islands research & outreach specialist,          Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i

    Northwestern Hawaiian Islands program specialist,                           Division of Aquatic Resources, University of Hawai‘i

    Mooring buoy community manager, Malama Kai Foundation, Hawai‘i Island

    Recreation impacts to reefs local action strategy specialist,                 Division of Aquatic Resources, University of Hawai‘i             

    Services & Experience

    Services & Experience

    Teaching Experience

    2013 -Communicating Ocean Sciences, course development and instructor, Hawai‘i (Kona) & Kapiolani (Oahu) Community Colleges, University of Hawai‘i

    2007-2012 - The Best Kept Secret in Kāne‘ohe Bay: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Science, course instructor, Windward Community College, University of Hawai‘i

    2011 - Human Animal Relationships, teaching assistant, York University, Toronto, Canada

    2008-2009 - Ocean Awareness Training (OAT) course leader,                Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology/ NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

    Awards

    Social Science & Humanities Research Council (2012-2014) $40,000 The dynamics of a natural and human system in the coastal waters of Hawai‘i.

    Dolphin Quest Research Grant (2012-2014) $14,700 Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism and human perceptions.

    Hawaii Tourism Authority, Natural Resources Program, (2008) $50,000  Changing tides: Marine education, outreach and monitoring (co-investigator)

    Hawaiʻi Office of Planning, Coastal Zone Management Program (2006-2007) $7,000 Making a difference: Community action guide and workshop. (co-investigator)

    National Science Foundation – Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (NSF OEDG) Track 1 (2009-2011) $197,000. Funds to implement Ocean Fest program.

    National Marine Sanctuary Program Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument MOA 2005-008/6882. (2009) $20,000. Funds to develop survey and implement Ecosystem based management and science for effective partnerships study.

    The Coral Reef Alliance Micro-Grant. (2007-2008). $5000. Funds to implement Changing Tides Education and Outreach Campaign.

    Social Science and Humanities Research Council Graduate Scholarship (2006-2007) $17,500.

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference Presentations

    • 2010 “Families Exploring Science Together: An Intergenerational Approach to Marine Science” Workshop, Outrigger Hotel, Sigatoka, Fiji
    • 2009 “Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology: Communicating Marine Sciences to Management and
    • 2009 Community” Workshop, International Environmental Communications Conference, Penang, Malaysia
    • 2009 “Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Place-based Learning and Marine Science” Paper Presentation, Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI
    • 2009 “Window to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands through Place-Based Learning and Marine Sciences”, 5th World Environmental Education Congress, Montreal, Canada
    • 2008 “Changing Tides Education and Outreach Campaign: Developing Tools and Strategies to Reduce Threats to Hawaii’s Reefs”, Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI (poster)
    • 2007 “Imi I Na Ano O Ka Moana: Learning the Ways of the Ocean,” International Pacific Marine Educators Conference, Honolulu, HI
    • 2006 “Imi I Na Ano O Ka Moana: Learning the Ways of the Ocean,” Canadian Network for Environmental Communication and Education Conference, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 2006 “Imi I Na Ano O Ka Moana: Learning the Ways of the Ocean,” North American Association for Environmental Education, 35th Conference, St Paul, MN
    • 2006 “Imi I Na Ano O Ka Moana: Learning the Ways of the Ocean.” Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI (poster)
    • 2006 “Whales Breaching for a Cause: The Deconstruction of Marine Tourism Advertising,” Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI
    • 2006 “Whales Breaching for a Cause: Education and Outreach through the Merging of Marine Protected Areas and Whale Watching,” Environmental Studies Association of Canada Congress Conference, Toronto Canada

    Conference Papers

     

     Dec 2015 Finance, history, and recreation: Using human dimensions to assess attitudes and behavior towards Hawaiian spinner dolphin tourism experiences. 21st Biennial Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference, San Francisco, CA

    Nov 2015 Swim with us: Snorkeler attitudes and behavior towards dolphin tourism experiences, Coastal and Marine Tourism Congress, Kona, HI

    Feb 2014  The dynamics of natural and human systems in marine tourism: Understanding dolphin swim experiences and human perceptions, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu.

     Dec 2013  Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism and human perceptions, 20th Biennial Marine Mammal Conference, New Zealand

    July 2013  Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism and human perceptions, Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI

    Dec 2011, Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism and human perceptions, 19th Biennial Marine Mammal Conference, Tampa, FL

    June 2012, Spanning the Hawaiian archipelago: Place based science for all, National Marine Educators Association Annual Conference, Anchorage, AK

    May 2012, Sailing through time: A historical examination of Papahānaumokuākea, 5th Annual Hawaiian Islands Symposium, Honolulu, HI

    July 2011, A new community program on climate change & sustainability for the Pacific, 6th World Environmental Education Congress, Brisbane, Australia

    May 2011, The dividing culture of science & management: Human dimensions of NWHI partnership International Marine Conservation Congress, Victoria, Canada

    Mar 2011, Understanding the problem with dolphin-swim tourism, Thinking About Animals Conference, Brock University, Canada

    Feb 2011, Communicating science for ecosystem based management: A case study of HIMB, American Society of Limnology & Oceanography Meeting, San Juan, PR

    Feb 2011, Science Management Integration Case Study & Recommendations, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Symposium, East West Center, Honolulu, HI

    Dec 2009, Communicating science for ecosystem based management: A case study of HIMB, International Environmental Communications Conference, Penang, Malaysia

    Oct 2006, Imi i na ano o ka moana: Learning the ways of the ocean,      Environmental Communication & Education Conference, Nova Scotia, Canada   

    Oct 2006, Imi i na ano o ka moana: Learning the ways of the ocean,      North American Association for Environmental Education, St Paul, MN            

    May 2006, Education through the merging of marine protected areas and whale watching, Environmental Studies Association of Canada Conference, Toronto, Canada

    Invited Lectures

    Feb 2016, Promoting OceanSTEM and Blue Economy Workforce Development Panel.  Ocean Sciences, New Orleans, LA

    Feb 2014, Understanding spinner dolphin marine tourism & human perceptions in Hawaii. Yano Hall, Kona HI

    Aug 2013, Don’t wake the dolphins: In the company of spinners. Hui Wa‘a Kaukahi Community Meeting, Honolulu, HI

    Nov 2012, Don’t wake the dolphins: In the company of spinners.           Dolphin SMART Training, NOAA, Honolulu, HI

    July 2012, Don’t wake the dolphins: In the company of spinners.           Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, HI

    May 2013, The C21 ocean scientist, invited panelist, COSEE Network Meeting, Tampa Bay, FL

    Feb 2012, Hawaiian Islands marine tourism & human dimensions, guest lecturer, Coastal Planning & Management, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI

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