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Erin Seekamp

Goodnight Distinguished Professor and Director, NC State University

Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative

Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

SE CASC Co-Principal Investigator

Area(s) of Expertise

Erin Seekamp conducts research related to partnerships, decision-making, adaptive planning and capacity building in multiple contexts, including: community climate readiness, cultural and natural resource governance, and coastal tourism destinations. She integrates qualitative and quantitative research methodologies into her research projects. Erin is particularly interested in making values explicit in planning frameworks and decision support tools. She engages with the communities she studies by building project advisory teams, uses deliberative science (co-production) approaches, and conducting interactive outreach workshops.