EDWARD L. MILES
PRESENT POSITION: Virginia and Prentice Bloedel
Professor of Marine Studies, and Public Affairs,
Fellow, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO),
of the CSES Climate Impacts Group (CIG),
l962: B.A. Magna cum
laude, honors in History,
Summer 1962: Certificate
of Achievement, International
Summer 1964: Research
Assistant, Stanford Studies of the
study in international relations,
Relations, August, 1965. (Related fields in
Sociological Theory and Comparative Politics.)
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Phi Beta Kappa.
Phi Alpha Theta, National Honor Society in History.
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Honor Society in Political Science.
Hill Foundation Fellow,
l962-63; Methodist Teaching Fellow, l963-65, Graduate School of International
Ford Foundation Grant, June l968-January l970.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Grant, Sept./Oct. l969.
Member, Board of Editors, International Organization l969-l976.
Associate Editor, Ocean Development and International Law Journal.
Member, Editorial Board, Sage Professional Papers in International Studies.
l972-73, International Affairs Fellowship, Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
l973, Resources for the Future, Inc. Research Grant.
l973, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Travel Grant.
James P. Warburg Fellow of the University Consortium for World Order Studies,
Center for International Affairs,
l973-74, Senior Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
l974, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Travel Grant.
Member, U. S. National Commission for UNESCO, l974-l977.
Chairman, Ocean Policy Committee, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council, l974-l979.
Member, Advisory Panel, National Sea Grant Program, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, l970-1972.
Member, Executive Board, Law
of the Sea Institute,
1985-1993. President, 1989-1993.
Member, Editorial Board, Reviews in Aquatic Sciences, 1988-1991.
Member, Board of Advisors,
Chairman, Advisory Committee
for International Programs, National Science Foundation,
Member, Advisory Committee for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Science, Nat’l Science Foundation, 1993-1995.
Member, Climate and Global Change Advisory Panel, Office of Global Programs, NOAA, 1996 to present.
Member, International Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, International Research Institute for Climate Predictions, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Earth Institute, 1996-present.
l976-80, Principal Investigator, North Pacific Project, Institute for Marine Studies, University of Washington, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation.
l980-83, Principal Investigator, North Pacific Project, Institute for Marine Studies, University of Washington, supported by the National Science Foundation.
1985, Principal Investigator, The World Fisheries Project, Institute for Marine Studies, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Investigator Project on the Impacts of Climate Variability, Climate Change, and
Response Strategies in the
2003, April 29. Elected to Membership in the
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION:
International Law and Organization; Science, Technology, and International Relations; Marine Policy and Ocean Management; and the Impacts of Climate Variability and Climate Change.
Instructor in International Relations,
Assistant Professor of International Studies, GSIS,
Associate Professor of International Studies, GSIS,
Professor of Marine Studies and Public Affairs, Institute for Marine Studies,
1982-1993, Director, School
of Marine Affairs (formerly Institute for Marine Studies),
1994-Present, Virginia and Prentice Bloedel Professor of Marine Studies & Public Affairs
1995-Present, Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Oceans (JISAO).
2002-Present, Co-Director, Center for Science in the Earth System (CSES), JISAO.
Courses taught at GSIS:
International Relations. (Undergraduate only).
International Organization. (Graduate and Undergraduate).
International Law. (Graduate only).
Science, Technology and International Relations. (Graduate only).
Courses taught at UW (Graduate only):
International Organizations and Ocean Management.
International Science and Technology Policy.
and Resources Seminar (joint with
Regional Implementation of Exclusive Economic Zones.
The Management of Non-Living
Marine Resources, joint with John Delaney,
Governmental Responses to Global Climate Change, Course jointly sponsored by School of Marine Affairs, Graduate School of Public Affairs, School of Oceanography, and Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences.
Advanced Marine Affairs Practice: Integrated Assessment.
Ph.D. Dissertation: "The Process and Politics of the Intergovernmental Codification of International Law at the Supranational Level."
Monograph with John
Gillooly: Processes of Interaction Among the Fourteen Communist
Party-States: An Exploratory Essay, Stanford Studies of the Communist
"Socio-Cultural Problems Involved in Expanding Use of Marine Protein Concentrate for Human Consumption," paper presented to the Mershon Conference on Law, Organization and Security in the Use of the Oceans, The Ohio State University, October 5-7, l967.
"Organizations and Integration in International Systems," The International Studies Quarterly, Vol. l2, #2, (June l968), pp. l96-224.
"Development of Legal Regimes to Guide Space Exploration, "paper presented to the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference on the Impact of Aerospace Science and Technology on Law and Government, August 28-30, l968.
"Technology, Ocean Management and the Law of the Sea: Some Current History, "The Denver Law Journal, Vol. 46, #2 (Spring l969), pp. 240-260.
Technology and Intergovernmental Cooperation in International
Organizations," paper presented to the Conference on Functionalism and the
Changing Political System,
"The Logistics of
Interviewing in International Organizations, "International
Vol. XXIV, #2 (Spring l970), pp. 36l-370.
"A Preliminary Research
Design for Analyzing Structure and Process in the Emerging International
Decision-System for Ocean Exploration and Exploitation," paper presented
to the Section on Marine Sociology, Eastern Sociological Association,
Member of the Joint Carnegie
Endowment/Twentieth Century Fund International study group on the management of
Satellite Telecommunications. See Gordon
L. Weil (Rapporteur). Communicating
by Satellite: An International
"Transnationalism in Space: Inner and Outer," International Organization, Vol. XXV, #3 (Summer, 1971), pp. 602-625.
Non-Ocean Elements of the Negotiation Process at a Future Law of the Sea
Conference," paper presented to the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Law of the
Sea Institute, August 1971,
Organizational Arrangements to Facilitate the Global Management of Fisheries. Resources for the Future, Inc., Program of International Studies of Fisheries Arrangements, l974.
"An Interpretation of
"Memorandum on Future
U.S./Canadian Maritime Problems in Multilateral Settings," background
paper for the Joint Canadian
Edward Miles and Robert Stockman, Report on the International Transfer of Marine Technology, prepared for the Ocean Economics and Technology Office, Resources and Transport Division, the United Nations, January l975.
"The Dynamics of Global Ocean Politics," in Douglas Johnston (ed), Law of the Sea: The Rise of the Coastal Community, (Lon: Croom Helm, Ltd., l976, pp. l47-181).
"An Interpretation of the Geneva Proceedings - Part I," Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 3, #3 (l976), pp. l87-224. "An Interpretation of the Geneva Proceedings - Part II, "Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 3, #4 (l976), pp. 303-340.
"An Assessment of the Impact of Proposed Changes in the Law of the Sea on Regional Fishery Commissions, on FAO Technical Assistance Programs in Fisheries and on the FAO Committee on Fisheries and Department of Fisheries." FAO, 1975. Doc. #COFI: C/4/76 Inf. 3, February 1976. Reprinted in Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 4, #4 (1977), pp. 409-44.
An Evaluation of the
Political Influence of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and the
Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)," Conference on
International Scientific and Professional Associations and the International
Special Editor, "Restructuring Ocean Regimes: The Implications of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, "International Organization, Vol. 3l, #2 (Spring l977). Author of "Introduction," pp. 151-l58.
"The Structure and Effects of the Decision Process in the Seabed Committee and the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea," pp. l59-234.
Edward Miles and John Gamble
(eds.). Law of the Sea: Problems of Implementation, (
"On the Utility of Regional Arrangements in the New Ocean Regime," in Douglas Johnston (ed.) Regionalization of the Law of the Sea, Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publication Co., l978.
Ocean Policy Committee, Commission on International Relations, NAS/NRC, United States Interest and Needs in the Coordination of International Oceanographic Research, Rapporteur, Report of a Workshop, (Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, 1981).
"The Management of Tuna
Fisheries in the West Central and Southwest Pacific," paper for FAO, Dept.
of Fisheries, Expert Consultation on Monitoring, Control and Surveillance
Systems for the Management of Fisheries,
Distant-Water Oceanography in the New Ocean Regime," in Peter G. Brewer
(ed), Oceanography: The Next Fifty Years (
"On the Roles of
International Organizations in the New Ocean Regime," in
"IOC Data and Information Exchange: Implications of the Law of the Sea Convention," Marine Policy, Vol. 7, #2 (April l983), pp. 75-89.
Edward Miles and Scott Allen
(eds.). The Law of the Sea and Ocean
Development Issues in the Pacific Basin,
Edward L. Miles, Kai N. Lee and Elaine Carlin. Nuclear Waste Disposal Under the Seabed: Assessing the Policy Issues, (Berkeley: Institute of International Studies, University of California, 1985), Policy Papers in International Affairs, No. 22.
Principal Investigator, The North Pacific Project, Institute for Marine Studies: The Project has completed the following studies:
Christine L. Dawson (ed.), The North Pacific Project (Seattle: Institute for Marine Studies, University of Washington, 1977, IMS-UW-77-1). A selection of papers from this report has been published in Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 6 (1979).
The Management of Marine Regions: The North Pacific, (Los Angeles, Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 1982).
Atlas of Marine Use for the North Pacific Region, (Los Angeles, Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 1982).
Regional Collaboration in Marine Scientific Research: The Case for a Pacific International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. MS. completed, Spring 1985. National Science Foundation Grant #0CE-8011422.
Edward Miles, Robert Pealy and Robert Stokes (eds.), Natural Resources Economics and Policy Applications: Essays in Honor of James A. Crutchfield, (Seattle: Univ. of Wash. Press, 1986).
Edward L. Miles, Science,
Edward L. Miles, "The Future of Distant Water Fishing," in Choon-ho Park and Jae Kyu Park (eds.), The Law of the Sea: Problems from the East Asian Perspective, (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1987), pp. 18-25.
Edward L. Miles, "The
Evolution of Fisheries Policy and Regional Commissions in the North Pacific
Under the Impact of Extended Coastal State Jurisdiction," in FAO. Essays in
Memory of Jean Carroz: The Law
and the Sea, (
Edward L. Miles (ed.). The Management of World Fisheries: Implications of Extended Coastal State Jurisdiction, (Seattle, WA.: University of Washington Press, 1989).
"Les Dimensions Internationales de L'Amenagement de la Peche," dans Jean-Paul Troadec (ed.). L'Homme et les Ecosystemes Halieutiques et Aquacoles Marins, (Paris: IFREMER, 1989), pp. 681-709.
"Preparations for UNCLOS IV?", Banquet Speech for the Twenty-Second Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, University of Rhode Island, June 12-16, 1988. To be published in the Proceedings. Published also in Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 19 (1988), pp. 421-430.
Edward L. Miles. "Scientific and Technological Knowledge and International Cooperation in Resource Management," in Willy Ostreng and Steinar Andresen (eds.). The Management of International Resources: Scientific Input and the Role of Scientific Cooperation, (London: Francis Pinter [Behaven] Publishers, 1989).
Edward L. Miles and William T. Burke. "Pressures on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982 Arising from New Fisheries Conflicts: The Problem of Straddling Stocks," paper presented to the Joint Soviet Maritime Law Association/Law of the Sea Institute Symposium on the Law of the Sea, Moscow, 28 November - 2 December 1988. Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 20 (1989), pp. 343-357.
Edward L. Miles. The US/Japan Fisheries Relationship in the Northeast Pacific: From Conflict to Cooperation? (Seattle, WA: Fisheries Research Institute, University of Washington for the Fisheries Management Foundation, July 1989), Publication # FMF-FRI-003.
Edward L. Miles. "Concepts, Approaches and Applications in Sea Use Planning and Management," Ocean Development and International Law Journal, Vol. 20 (1989), pp. 213-238.
Edward L. Miles and David L.
Tadao Kuribayashi and Edward L. Miles (eds.). The Law of the Sea in the 1990s: A Framework for Further International Cooperation, (Honolulu: Law of the Sea Institute, University of Hawaii, 1992).
Edward L. Miles. A Manual for Fisheries Access Negotiations, (Honiara: South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency, 1991). [Confidential]
Edward L. Miles. "Future Challenges in Ocean Management:
Edward L. Miles. "An Interpretation of the Negotiation
Process of UNCLOS III," in R. St. J. Macdonald. Essays in Honor of Prof. Wang Tieya, (
Edward L. Miles. "Towards More Effective Management of High Seas Fisheries," Asian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. III, No. 1 (1993).
Edward L. Miles. "The Potential Role of Regional Organizations Related to the Marine Environment in the Context of Global Climate Change." The Role of Regional Organizations in the Context of Global Warming, NCAR Report #NCAR MS5231/93-7, pp. 103-110. Published in Michael H. Glantz (ed.) The Role of Regional Organizations in the Context of Climate Change, (Berlin: Springer Verlag, 1994), pp. 120-127.
Edward L. Miles and Tullio Treves (eds.). The Law of the Sea: New Worlds New Discoveries, (Honolulu: Law of the Sea Institute, 1993).
William Burke, Marc
Freeberg, and Edward Miles. "The
United Nations Resolutions on Driftnet Fishing: An Unsustainable Precedent for
High Seas and Coastal Fisheries Management," Ocean Development and
International Law Journal, Vol. 25 (1994),
Edward L. Miles. “Comments on Paper Concerning Fisheries
Management in Southeast Asian EEZ’s by Deb Menasveta,” in K.L. Koh, R.C.
Beckman, and Chia Lin Sien (eds.). Sustainable
Development of Coastal and Ocean Areas in
Edward L. Miles. “The International Dimension of Fisheries
Management: Past, Present, and Future,”
Paper presented at the 75th Anniversary Symposium of the
Edward L. Miles. “Ocean Policy Development in the 1990’s: The Uses and Limitations of the Diplomatic Arena,” in Kathleen I. Matics and Ted L. McDorman (eds.). Summary and Selected Papers of the SEAPOL TM-Regional Conference, (Bangkok: SEAPOL, 1995), pp. 32-60. (Keynote Paper of the Conference).
Venugopalan Ittekkot, Su Jilan, and E. Miles. “Oceans,” Chapter 8 in Robert T. Watson et. al. (eds.). Climate Change 1995, Vol. II of the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), pp. 267-288.
Edward L. Miles. “The Approaches of UNCLOS III and Agenda 21 ¾ A Synthesis,” Paper Presented to the 29th
Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, Denpasar,
Edward L. Miles. “Personal Reflections on an Unfinished Journey Through Global Environmental Problems of Long Timescale.” Policy Sciences, Vol. 31 (1998), pp. 1-33.
Edward L. Miles. “
Edward L. Miles. Global Ocean Politics: The Decision-Process at the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, (The Hague: Kluwer International, 1998), 750 pp.
B. Callahan, E. Miles, and
D. Fluharty. “Policy Implications of
Climate Forecasts for Water Resources Management in the
Edward Miles, Nathan Mantua,
and Philip Mote. “ENSO Impacts on the
Edward L. Miles. “The Concept of Ocean of Ocean Governance: Evolution Toward the 21st Century and the Principle of Sustainable Ocean Use,” paper presented to the SEAPOL Workshop on Ocean Governance and System Compliance in the Asia-Pacific Context, Rayong, Thailand, December 9-11, 1997, 52 pp. Published in Coastal Management, Vol. 27, No. 1 (January-March, 1999), pp. 1-30.
Edward L. Miles, Amy Snover,
Alan Hamlet, Bridget Callahan, and David Fluharty. 2000.
Edward L. Miles, Arild Underdal, Steinar Andresen, Jørgen Wettestad, Jon Birger Skjaerseth, and Elaine Carlin. 2002. Environmental
Regime Effectiveness: Confronting Theory with Evidence, (
Edward L. Miles, Amy Snover,
and the JISAO/SMA Climate Impacts Group.
Rhythms of Change: An Integrated Assessment of Climate Impacts on the
Pacific Northwest, (
and Edward Miles, Explaining Regime Effectiveness: Combining “Soft” and
“Hard” Methodological Approaches, prepared for the International Studies
Association 2001 Covention,
Edward L. Miles.
2001 “Global Climate Change and
Marine Policy: A Challenge for the New Millennium,” Keynote Speech, SEAPOL
Inter-Regional Conference on “Ocean Governance and Sustainable Development in
the East and
Edward L. Miles.
2001. “Principles, Policies, and
Institutional Arrangements for Coastal and Marine Management in the Malacca
Straits.” Paper presented to the Second
International Conference on the Straits of Malacca, 15-18 October,
Edward L. Miles.
2004. “Beyond the Kyoto/Marrakesh Protocol: Options and Strategies,” accepted for
publication in: Peterson, D. L. and J. L. Innes. 2004. Climatic Change, Carbon, and Forestry in
Edward L. Miles. 2002. “Testimony of the Five Pilot Projects of the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program of NOAA’s Office of Global Programs (OGP),” U.S. House, Committee on Science, 107th Congress, 2nd Session, Hearing on New Directions for Climate Research and Technology Initiatives, April 17, Serial No. 107-56, (Washington, D.C. GPO), pp. 40-63.
Mote, P. W., E. A. Parson, A. F. Hamlet, K. G. Ideker, W. S. Keeton, D. P. Lettenmaier, N. J. Mantua, E.
L. Miles, D. W. Peterson, D. L. Peterson, R. Slaughter, and A. K. Snover. 2003.
“Preparing for Climate Change: The Water, Salmon, and Forests of the
Strom, Are, Robert C. Francis, Nathan J. Mantua, Edward L. Miles, David L. Peterson. 2004. North Pacific Climate Recorded in Growth Rings of Geoduck Clams: A New Tool for Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, L06206, doi: 10.1029/2004GL019440, 2004.
Anderson, Melissa, Edward L. Miles and David L. Fluharty. A
Comparison of the Incorporation of Climate Forecasts and Other Climate
Information by Coastal Managers in the
Miles, Edward L.
2003. “Beyond the Kyoto/Marrakesh Protocol: Options and Strategies,” accepted for
publication in Peterson, D. L. and J. L. Innes. 2003. Climatic Change, Carbon, and Forestry in
Snover, A. K., E. L. Miles, and A. F. Hamlet. 2003.
Learning from and Adapting to Climate Variability in the
1. Member, Scientific and Statistical Committee, North Pacific
2. Joint Appointee(1978-1982) and Chief Negotiator, 1980-1993,
Micronesian Maritime Authority, Federated States of
Ponape, Eastern Caroline Islands.
3. Appointed to the Advisory Committee of Experts on Marine
Research of FAO by the Director-General of FAO, May l98l-December 1988.
4. U.S. Representative to and Chairman of the Legal and
Group, Seabed Working Group, Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD, Paris,
1982-1983; Chairman of the Advisory Group on the International
Implications of Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste into the Seabed,
1983-1986; Advisor to the Executive Committee, Seabed Working Group,
5. Chairman, Advisory Committee for International Programs,
6. Member, Advisory Committee for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, 1992-1994.
Appointee, Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine
Environmental Protection (GESAMP), 1992.
8. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), WG II-B, "Oceans and Large Lakes," 1995 Assessment, Lead Author for Marine Policy, 1994-1995.
9. Member, Climate and Global Change Panel, NOAA/Office of
10. Chairman, Pacific Northwest Regional Workshop on Climate Change Impacts, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the White House, and the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), Seattle, July 14-16, 1997.
11. Board Member, Olympic Park Institute, Jan. 1997 – September 2002.
12. Member, International Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, International Research Institute on Climate Prediction (IRI), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University Earth Institute, Fall 1996 – Present.
13. Trustee, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment, Washington, D.C., 1999-present
14. Member, Science Advisory
15. Member, Division Oversight Committee for
the Division of Policy and Global Affairs,