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Gabrielle Lout

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Grad Research Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology
College of Global Futures


Gabrielle “Gabby” Lout is a PhD student in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University. Growing up visiting her family in the Dominican Republic, she became an avid scuba diver and ocean advocate. She graduated with a B.S. in Marine and Conservation Biology from Seattle University and received a M.A. in Global Leadership and Sustainable Development from Hawaii Pacific University. In all of her work, she is interested in finding innovative solutions for the complex socio-ecological challenges our marine environment is facing to protect the people who depend on it most. Her current research, at the nexus of human rights and conservation, is focused on promoting social responsibility and decent work in the seafood sector in Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. 


B.S. Marine and Conservation Biology, Seattle University

M.A. Global Leadership and Sustainable Development, Hawaii Pacific University

Research Activity: 

Decent Work in the Caribbean and the North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem (July 2020 — November 2020)

Assessment of Social Responsibility in Guyana’s Artisanal Shrimp and Groundfish Fisheries, Georgetown (April 2019 — Present)

Preparing for a career as a conservation practitioner: Cultivating the necessary skills in a PhD curriculum with a practice-based model, Tempe (August 2019 — May 2020)

Reducing Resource Use at the Seafood-Energy-Water Nexus: Focus on Efficient Production and Waste Reduction, La Paz, Mexico (August 2018 — Present)

Risk Assessment of Globally Sourced Seafood Commodities and Development of Corporate Risk Mitigation Strategies and Policies, Remote (July 2020 — Present)

Preliminary Report Card for Coastal Campeche: SWIMM Workshop 2020, Harte Research Institute (HRI) and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Campeche, Mexico (January 2020)