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Allison Novelly

Title: Research Associate

Phone: 617.287.5570


Department: Urban Harbors Institute


JD, Roger Williams University School of Law
MS, Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island
BA, Psychology, Georgetown University

Additional Information

Allison Novelly joined the Urban Harbors Institute in January 2012. She earned a JD cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law and a master's degree in marine affairs degree from the University of Rhode Island through a joint degree program. She also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and minor in biology from Georgetown University.

Novelly's many professional interests include the legal and policy aspects of ocean and coastal management, marine spatial planning, renewable energy, and climate change.