Personal Website Dr. Mary R. Brooks, C.M.

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What’s New?

Two presentations to CTRF (June 2022). See the Speeches and Webinars tab.

Honour Accepted: On 29 December 2021, the Governor General of Canada announced that Mary R. Brooks was made a Member of the Order of Canada. The Honour recognizes the outstanding merit or distinguished service of Canadians who make a major difference to Canada through lifelong contributions in every field of endeavour. The honour was given for “being an internationally renowned scholar in the field of marine transportation performance and supply chain management”.

Accepted for publication: Brooks, Mary R., Christa Sys, and Thierry Vanelslander (2021). Regulation in the liner shipping industry: pathways to a balance of interests, International Journal of Transport Economics, 48 (3-4), 289-313. Sorry but the DOI link is currently broken for this article.

New Publication: Brooks, Mary R., Geraldine Knatz, Athanasios A. Pallis and Gordon Wilmsmeier (2022). Transparency in port governance: setting a research agenda, Journal of Shipping and Trade, 7(1), DOI: 10.1186/s41072-021-00103-4.

Consensus Study Available: As Chair of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the assessment of the effectiveness of the U.S. Coast Guard’s oversight of recognized organizations (ROs), I am pleased that the consensus report is now available. To download the pdf report without charge, click here. A printed version is also available at a cost.

Published Fall 2021: Brooks, Mary R., Geraldine Knatz, Athanasios A. Pallis and Gordon Wilmsmeier (2021), Visibility and verifiability in port governance transparency: exploring stakeholder expectations, WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, DOI: 10.1007/s13437-021-00250-2.

Editorial duties: TR News July/August issue (number 334) “Innovations on the Horizon: Research Needs for the Marine Transportation System of the Future”. I served as author liasion and Steering Committee chair, ensuring that these topics of importance were delivered to industry and scholars in a timely way.

Available for purchase from Elsevier: Brooks, Mary R. and Geraldine Knatz (2021). Seaports. In International Encyclopaedia of Transportation, Roger Vickerman(eds). Vol. 3, pp. 299-304. UK: Elsevier Ltd.

In 2018, Mary R. Brooks was recognized for her lifetime contribution to the field with the Onassis Prize in Shipping.

Contact Information
Mobile: +1-902-818-2539
e-mail: maryrbrooks@mac.com