Adam Baske joined Pew in February 2010. He is an officer with International Environmental Policy, focusing on Pacific tuna fisheries and international fisheries governance.
Prior to Pew, Baske worked as a Knauss Fellow in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of International Affairs, concentrating on international fisheries policy, Earth observations, and coordination of international marine research programs. Before this, Baske spent several years as an educator for the Sea Education Association—a leader in ocean education for undergraduates—teaching oceanography and running the lab aboard a 130-foot research vessel in the Pacific Ocean. In addition, Baske spent two winters as a fisheries observer in Alaska’s crab and scallop fisheries.
Baske holds a bachelor’s of science degree in environmental science from Duke University and a master’s in marine conservation and biodiversity from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.