Dr. Glass has a long record of conservation gear research in New England’s Fisheries. Prior to joining The Northeast Consortium, Chris served for 9 years as Director of Marine Conservation at Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences. Here, he specialized in the study of fish behavior, applying his knowledge to develop more selective fishing gears directed at reducing bycatch and discard in commercial fisheries. Previously Chris worked for 14 years at the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen, Scotland and has worked extensively on bycatch reduction and conservation engineering programs throughout Europe and North America. Chris has been a featured lecturer on sustainable fisheries topics at numerous international conferences and has published extensively in scientific journals. His education includes a B.Sc. in Zoology (Marine Biology and Animal Behavior) from The Queens University, Belfast and a Ph.D. from The University of Glasgow.