Marc E. Gaden
Marc Gaden is the Deputy Executive Secretary of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, a binational, treatybased organization that works to improve and perpetuate the fishery that Canada and the United States share. Dr. Gaden's research interests include the human dimensions of natural resource management; cross-border conflict; governance, agreements, regimes, and institutions to address conflict; collaborative management; natural resource politics and policy; and environmental history. He teaches Environ 306: Global Water, which focuses on water management issues on a global scale, with an emphasis on water-related issues such as population growth, urbanization, infrastructure, flood control, pollution, food security, energy, technology, human rights and safety, governance, and climate change. Dr. Gaden is the faculty advisor for Michigan Fishing. He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Michigan State University.
Gaden, M., C.O. Brant, R. Lambe, C. Grubb. In press. Historical documents related to joint governance of the Great Lakes fishery, including an annotated Convention on Great Lakes Fisheries, its enabling legislation, and failed precursors. Laurentian, 2023-1. XXPp.
Muir, A.M., J.R. Bernhardt, N.W. Boucher, C. Cvitanovice, J.M. Dettmers, M. Gaden, J.L.M. Hinderer, B. Locke, K.F. Robinson, M.J. Siefkes, N. Young, S.J. Cooke. 2023. Confronting a post-pandemic newnormal—threats and opportunities to trust-based relationships in natural resource science and management. Journal of Environmental Management, 330. 11Pp.
Gaden, M., C.O. Brant, R.G. Lambe. 2022. The history behind the Canada-U.S. Convention on Great Lakes Fisheries: A seven decade effort. Laurentian, 2022-1.
van Riper, C.J., E. Golebie, C. Suski, A. Landon, R. Stedman, M. Gaden. 2021. Beyond the catch: Fostering stewardship among recreational anglers through the development of a water ethic. In: Neal, J.W., Lang, T.J., Hunt, K.M., Kurawski, K., Krogman, R., & Taylor, J. (Eds.), Angler Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation: Influencing the Future of Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
Gaden, M., C.O. Brant, R.C. Stedman, S.J. Cooke, N. Young, T.B. Lauber, V.M. Nguyen, N.A. Connelly, B. Knuth. 2021. Shifting baselines and social license to operate: Challenges in communicating sea lamprey control. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 47: S800-S808.
Zielinski, D.P., M. Gaden, A. M. Muir. 2021. Editorial: Global fish passage issues. Aquaculture and Fisheries, 6 (2): 111-112.
Guthrie, A., W.W. Taylor, A.M.Muir, H.A.Regier, M.Gaden. 2019. Linking water quality and fishery management facilitated the development of ecosystem-based management in the Great Lakes basin. Fisheries, 44 (6): 288-292.
Gaden, M. and C. Krueger. 2018. Multi-Jurisdictional Governance of the Shared Great Lakes Fishery: Can a Non-binding Agreement Work? In Brooks, S. and A. Olive (eds.). Transboundary Environmental Governance Across the World’s Longest Border. Michigan State University Press. East Lansing.
Gaden, M. 2016. Cross-border Great Lakes fishery management: Achieving transboundary governance capacity through a non-binding agreement. International Journal of Water Governance, 4 (4): 53-72.
Heck, N., R.C. Stedman, M. Gaden. 2016. Indicators to evaluate the social dimensions of the recreational fishery in the Great Lakes. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 36 (2): 477-484.
Gaden, M., J. Wingfiled, C. Goddard. 2014. Enforcing fishery laws: The key to protecting the commons. In Taylor, W., A. Lynch, and N. Leonard (eds.). Future of fisheries: Perspectives for emerging professionals. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, Maryland.
Pryor, S. C., D. Scavia, C. Downer, M. Gaden, L. Iverson, R. Nordstrom, J. Patz, G. P. Robertson, 2014. Ch. 18: Midwest. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, J. M. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program. Pp. 418-440.
Gaden, M., C. Goddard, J. Read. 2013. Multi-jurisdictional management of the shared Great Lakes fishery: Transcending conflict and diffuse political authority. In Taylor, W.W., A.J. Lynch, and N.J. Leonard (eds.), Great Lakes fisheries policy and management: A binational perspective (Second Edition). Michigan State University Press: East Lansing, MI
Gaden, M., O. Mkumbo, C. Goddard, T. Lawrence. 2012. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches in The Management of the Laurentian Great Lakes and Lake Victoria Fisheries: A Comparison of Two Shared Water Bodies. In Grover, V. and G. Krantzberg (eds.). Great Lakes great responsibilities: Lessons in participatory governance. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL.
UNU-INWEH. 2011. Transboundary Lake Basin Management: Laurentian and African Great Lakes. In Zr Adeel, A. Bielak, V. Grover, C. Mayfield, G. Krantzberg, S. Finn, J. Gannon, J. Houston, M. Gaden, C. Goddard, R. Hecky, T. Lawrence, R. Nyeko, O. Mkumbo, T. Okurut, H. Mwima, L. Ntahuga (eds.).United Nations University-INWEH: Hamilton, ON.
Gaden, M., C. Krueger, C. Goddard. 2009. Managing across jurisdictional boundaries: fishery governance in the Great Lakes and Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim regions. In C. C. Krueger and C. E. Zimmerman (eds.). Pacific salmon: ecology and management of western Alaska’s populations. American Fisheries Society Symposium 70: Bethesda, Maryland.
Rabe, B., and M. Gaden. 2009. Sustainability in a regional context: the case of the Great Lakes. In Toward Sustainable Communities (2nd Edition). Mazmanian, D.A., and M. Kraft (eds.). MIT Press: Cambridge and London.
PhD, University of Michigan (natural resources and environment)
MA, American University (international relations and affairs)
BA, University of Michigan (history and political science)g