Program Director, Small-Scale Fisheries

Jack Whalen is a social scientist with extensive experience in ethnographic fieldwork and directing international projects. Jack has been with SFP since 2010, working across all of SFP’s divisions. Jack is also Professor Emeritus in the Department of Design at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland. Prior to working for SFP, Jack was a Principal Scientist at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and Associate Professor of Sociology and Department Head at the University of Oregon. He received his PhD in sociology from University of California, Santa Barbara. Jack is based in Oakland, California.