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Dr. Rebecca Pincus
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Humanities Department
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Rebecca.H.Pincus@uscga.edu
(860) 701-6625
Dr. Rebecca Pincus
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Maritime Policy
Department of Humanities
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Education:
  • Ph.D., Natural Resources, University of Vermont, 2013
  • M.S., Natural Resources, University of Vermont, 2010
  • M.S., Environmental Law, Vermont Law School, 2010, summa cum laude
  • B.S., Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 2005

Courses Taught:
  • Maritime Policy and Strategy

Selected Publications:
  • Pincus, R. and Ali, S., eds., Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic. CT: Yale University Press, 2015
  • Pincus, R., “Security in the Arctic: a retreating wall”, in Diplomacy on Ice, Pincus and Ali, eds. CT: Yale University Press, 2015
  • Pincus, R., “The U.S. is an Arctic Nation: policy, implementation and U.S. icebreaking capabilities in a changing Arctic." The Polar Journal, 3(1): 149-162. Invited submission, 2013
  • Pincus, R., “Survey: resource footprints and environmental security at DoD installations”, in Sustainable Cities and Military Installations, I. Linkov, ed. Springer, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security. Invited chapter, 2013

Selected Presentations:
  • Pincus, R. “Strategic response to energy-related security threats.” Presented at Minerva Meeting and Program Review 2013, Washington, DC.
  • Pincus, R. “Ice Broken: U.S. Arctic capabilities and strategic priorities 1970-present.” Presented at International Polar Year (IPY) 2012, Montreal, Canada.

Honors:
  • Postdoctoral researcher, “Energy-related security threats” project, funded through Department of Defense Minerva program, University of Vermont, 2013-14
  • Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security Research Fellow, University of Vermont, 2010-13
  • James M. Jeffords Center Research Fellow, University of Vermont, 2010-13