Field of Focus
  • Fisheries
  • Ecotourism
  • Overfishing and Bycatch
  • Sustainable Development
  • Economics
Area of Expertise
Rural and indigenous livelihoods
  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • M.Sc., Marine Biology, CINVESTAV-Unidad Mérida, Yucatán, México
  • B.Sc., Fisheries Biology, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico

Dr. Arce-Ibarra is a former Fishery biologist, her Ph.D. dissertation on interdisciplinary studies addressed livelihoods, environmental valuation and natural resource management from Mexico´s Lowland Maya area. Currently, she teaches courses on "Ecological economics" and "Management of fauna". She is co-applicant in the Community Conservation Research Network project (CCRN) and collaborator in the Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) project under the Transdisciplinary Fisheries course development. Moreover, she has been evaluator of research proposals from Mexico-CONACyT, SSHRC-Canada, and NMFS-USA.