Kenny Broad

Kenny Broad

Professor, Director,
Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy,
Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society

University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149


Tel: (305) 421-4851


Ecological anthropology, climate and society interaction, environmental policy


Books & monographs published:

Bakun, A. and K. Broad (Editors) (2002).  Climate and Fisheries: Interacting Scales, Paradigms and Policy Approaches. New York: Columbia Earth Institute and International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, IRI Publication-IRI-CW/02/1, 70 pp.

Van Nguyen, C.,  B. Hong Long, K. Broad, A.R. Rasmussen. (2016). Ran Bien Vietnam (Sea Snakes of Vietnam). Nha Trang: Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 62 pp.

Juried or refereed journal articles and book chapters (* indicates supervised grad student or postdoc)

*Arienzo, M.A., P. K. Swart, Broad, K., Clement A., Pourmand, A., Kakuk, B.  (2017) Multi-proxy evidence of millennial scale climate variability from multiple Bahamian speleothems.  Quaternary Studies Review. Vol.pp.  (In Press).

Mumby, P., J. Sanchirico, K. Broad, M. Beck, P. Tyedmers, T. Okey, L. Crowder, E. Fulton, D. Kelso, J. Kleypas, M. Morikawa, S. Munch, P. Glynn, K. Matthews, J. Lubchenco. (2017) Avoiding a crisis of motivation for ocean management under global environmental change. Global Change Biology. Vol (early release online), pp. 1-14.

*Wester, J., Timpano, K.R., Çek, D., & Broad, K. (2016). The Psychology of Recycled Water: Factors Predicting Disgust and Willingness to Use. Water Resources Research. (52), pp. 3212-3226.

*Arienzo, M.A., P. K. Swart, Pourmand, A., Broad, K., Clement A., Murphy L.N., Vonhof, H.B., Kakuk, B.  Bahamian speleothem reveals temperature decrease associated with Heinrich stadials. (2016)  Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 430, 15 Nov., pp. 377-386.

*Aguilera, S.E., Cole, J., Finkbeiner, E.M., Le Cornu, E., Ban, N.C., Carr, M.H., Cinner, J.E., Crowder, L.B., Gelcich, S., Hicks, C.C., Kittinger, J.N., Martone, R., Malone, D., Pomeroy, C., Starr, R.M., Seram, S., Zuercher, R., K. Broad. (2015)  Managing small-scale commercial fisheries for adaptive capacity: Insights from dynamic social-ecological drivers of change in Monterey Bay. PLOS ONE, 10(3): e0118992. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118992.

*Wester, J., K.R. Timpano, D. Cek, Lieberman, D., Fieldstone, S.C., K. Broad.  2015. Psychological and Social Factors Associated with Wastewater Reuse Emotional Discomfort. Journal of Environmental Psychology. Vol. 42, June, pp. 16-23.

Nguyen, C., T. Nguyen, A. Moore, A. Montoya, A. Rasmussen, K. Broad, V. Harold, Z. Takacs. 2014. Hidden Catch: Sea Snake Exploitation in the Gulf of Thailand. Conservation Biology. Vol. 28, pp. 1677-1687.

Micheli, F. P.J. Mumby, D.R. Brumbraugh, K. Broad, C. P. Dahlgren, Harborne, A.R., K. E. Holmes, C.V. Kappel, S. Litvin, J. N. Sanchirico. 2014. High Vulnerability of ecosystem function and services to diversity loss in Caribbean coral reefs. Biological Conservation. Vol. 171, March, pp. 186-194.
Meyer, R., E.J. Baker, K. Broad, B. Orlove, J. Czajkowski. 2014. The Dynamics of Hurricane Risk Perception: Real-Time Evidence from the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Vol. 95, pp. 1389-1404.
Kittinger, J., E. Finkbeiner, N. Ban, K. Broad, M.H. Carr, J. Cinner, S., Gelcich, M. Cornwell, Z. Koehn, X. Basurto, R. Fujita, M.R. Caldwell, L.B. Crowder.  2013. Emerging frontiers in social-ecological systems research for sustainability of small-scale fisheries. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.  Vol. 5, Issues 3-4, pp. 352-357.

Reed MS, Kenter J, Bonn, A, Broad K, Burt TP, Fazey IR, Fraser EDG, Hubacek K, Nainggolan D, Quinn CH, Stringer LC, Ravera F. 2013. Participatory scenario development for environmental management: a methodological framework illustrated with experience from UK uplands. Journal of Environmental Management. Vol.128, pp. 345-362.

*Bolson, J. and K. Broad. 2013. Early adoption of climate information: lessons learned from South Florida water resource management. Weather, Climate, and Society. Vol. 5(3), pp. 266-281.

Meyer, R., K. Broad, B. Orlove, *N. Petrovic. 2013. Dynamic Simulation as an Approach to Understanding Hurricane Risk Response: Insights from the Stormview Lab. Risk Analysis. Vol. (33) pp. 1532-1552.
Pfaff, A., *M.A. Velez, R. Taddei, K. Broad.  2013. Unequal Information, Unequal Allocation: Bargaining Field Experiments in NE Brazil.  Environmental Science & Policy, Vol. 26, pp. 90-101.

Roncoli C., Breuer N, Zierden D, K. Broad. Hoogenboom G.  2012. The Art of the Science: Climate Forecasts for Wildfire Management in the United States. Climate Change Letters, Vol. 113, Issue 3 (2012), Page 1113-1121.

Orlove B., G. Podesta, R. Taddei, K. Broad. 2011. Environmental Citizenship in Latin America: Climate, Intermediate Organizations, and Political Subjects. Latin America Research Review. Special Issue: 115-140.
*Peterson, N, B.,  K. Broad, Orlove, C. Roncoli, R. Taddei, M.A. Velez.   2010. Participatory processes and climate forecast use:  sociocultural context, discussion, and consensus. Climate and Development. Vol. 2: 14-29.

A. Crane, T.A., C. Roncoli, J. Paz, N. Breuer, K. Broad, K.T. Ingram, G. Hoogenboom.  2010. Forecast skill and farmers’ skills: Seasonal climate forecasts and agricultural risk management in the southeastern United States. Weather, Climate and Society. Vol. 2: pp. 44-59.

Broad, K. and J. Sanchirico. Local Perspectives on Marine Reserve Creation in the Bahamas. 2008. Ocean and Coastal Management. Vol. 51(11) pp. 763-771.

Broad, K., *Bolson, J., Clement, A., Balstad, R., Marx, S., Peterson, N., Ramirez, I.  2008. Climate and Human Health: Physics, Policy and Possibilities. In: Oceans and Human Health: Risks and Remedies from the Sea, Edited by Walsh, P.J., S.L. Smith, L.E. Fleming, H. Solo-Gabriele, W.H. Gerwick (eds.)  New York:  Elsevier Science Publishers, pp. 35-58.

*Vedwan, N., S. Ahmad, F. Miralles-Wilhelm, K. Broad, D. Letson, G. Podesta. Institutional evolution in Lake Okeechobee Management in Florida: Characteristics, Impacts, and Limitations. 2008. Water Resources Management. Vol. 22(6) pp.699-718.

Harborne, A.R., P.J. Mumby, C.V. Kappel, C. P. Dahlgren, F. Micheli, K. E. Holmes, J. N. Sanchirico, K. Broad, I.A. Elliott, D.R. Brumbaugh.  2008. Reserve Effects Versus Natural Variation in Coral Reef Communities. Journal of Applied Ecology. Vol. 45 pp.1010-1018.

Breuer, N.E., VE Cabrera, KT Ingram, K. Broad, PE Hildebrandt.  AgClimate: A case study in participatory decision support system development. 2008. Climatic Change. 87: 385-403.

Mumby PJ, K. Broad, DR Brumbaugh, CP Dahlgren, AR  Harborne, A Hastings, KE Holmes, CV Kappel, F Micheli, JN Sanchirico. 2008.  Coral reef habitats as surrogates of species, ecological functions and ecosystem services. Conservation Biology. Vol. 22(4) pp. 941-951.

*Peterson, N. and Broad, K.  Climate and Weather Discourse in Anthropology: From Determinism to Uncertain Futures. 2008. In Anthropology and Climate Change: From Encounters to Actions. Edited by S. Crate and M. Nuttall. Left Coast Press: Walnut Creek, CA., pp.70-86.

Steadman, DW,  R Franz, GS Morgan, NA Albury, B Kakuk, K Broad, SE Franz, K Tinker, MP Pateman, TA Lott, DM Jarzen, DL Dilcher.  2007. Exceptionally Well Preserved Late Quaternary Plant and Vertebrate Fossils from a blue hole on Abaco, The Bahamas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Vol 104 (50). pp. 19897 - 19902.

Broad, K., A. Pfaff, R. Taddei, S. Arumugam, U. Lall, F. Assis de Souza Filho. 2007. Climate, Stream Flow Prediction and Water Management in Northeast Brazil: societal trends and forecast value. Climatic Change. Vol. 84:217-239.

Broad, K., T. Leiserowitz, *J. Weinkle, *M. Steketee.  2007. Misinterpretations of the “cone of uncertainty” in Florida during the 2004 hurricane season. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Vol 88, Issue 5 (May 2007) pp. 651-667.

Broad, K. and B. Orlove.  2007. Channeling Globality: The 1997-98 El Niño Climate Event in Peru.  American Ethnologist. Vol 34 (2). pp. 285-302.

Fleming, L.E., K. Broad, A. Clement , E. Dewailly, S. Elmir, A. Knap, S.A. Pomponi, S. Smith, H. Solo Gabriele. Emerging Public Health Risks Sourced in the Marine Environment.  2006. Bulletin of Marine Pollution. Vol. 53. pp. 545-560.

Mumby, P. J., C. P. Dahlgren, A. R.  Harborne, C. V. Kappel, F. Micheli, D. R. Brumbaugh, K. E. Holmes, J. M. Mendes, K. Broad, J. N. Sanchirico, K. Buch, S. Box, R. W. Stoffle, A. B. Gill. 2006. Fishing, trophic cascades, and the process of grazing on coral reefs. Science, 311: 99 -101.

Miralles-Wilhelm, F., P.J. Trimble, D. Letson and K. Broad. 2005. Climate-Based Estimation of Hydrologic Inflow to Lake Okeechobee, Florida.  Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Sept/Oct, pp. 394-401.

Orlove, B,  K. Broad and A. Petty. 2004. Factors that Influence the Use of Climate Forecasts: Evidence from the 1997-98 El Niño Event in Peru. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 85(11), pp. 1735–1743.

Pulwarty, R., K. Broad, and T. Finan.  2004. Science, Vulnerability and the search for equity: El Nino events, forecasts and decision-making in Peru and Brazil, in Vulnerability: Disasters, Development and People. Edited by G. Bankoff, G. Frerks and D. Hilhorst. London: Earthscan Publications, pp. 83-98.

Bakun, A. and K. Broad. 2003. Environmental ‘loopholes’ and fish population dynamics: comparative pattern recognition with focus on El Niño effects in the Pacific. Fisheries Oceanography, 12(4/5):458-473.

Broad, K. 2003. Biological and Societal Impacts of Climate Variability:  An example from Peruvian Fisheries. In Handbook of Weather, Climate and Water: Atmospheric Chemistry, Hydrology, and Societal Impacts. Edited by T. Potter and B. Coleman. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 817-832.

Broad, K., A.P. Pfaff, and M.H. Glantz. 2002. Effective & Equitable Dissemination of Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Forecasts: Policy Implications from the Peruvian fishery during El Niño 1997-98.  Climatic Change 54(4):415-438.

Broad, K. 2002. Producing & Using Climate Forecasts: Bridging the Supply and Demand Gap in Climate Forecast Production and Use. In La Niña and Its Impacts: Facts and Speculation, edited by M. H. Glantz. Tokyo: Public Affairs Section, United Nations University Press, pp. 246-252.

Agrawala, S. and K. Broad. 2002. Technology transfer perspective on climate forecast applications. In Research in Science and Technology Studies: Knowledge and Technology Transfer, edited by Marianne De Laet, Knowledge and Society series, vol. 13: 45-69.

Velasco-Zapata, A., and K. Broad. 2001. Peru country case study: Impacts and responses to the 1997-98 El Niño event. In Once burned, twice shy? Lessons learned from the 1997-98 El Niño, edited by Michael H Glantz, Tokyo: United Nations University Press, pp. 186-199.

Agrawala, S., K. Broad, and D.H. Guston, 2001.  Integrating Climate Forecasts and Societal Decision Making: Challenges to an Emergent Boundary Organization.  Science, Technology, and Human Values, 26(4), 454-477.

Broad, K., and S. Agrawala, 2000.  Policy Forum: The Ethiopia Food Crisis: Uses and Limits of Climate Forecasts. Science, 289, 1693-1694.

Broad, K., 2000.  El Niño and the Anthropological Opportunity.  Practicing Anthropology, 22, No. 4:20-23.

Carr, M. E., and K. Broad, 2000. Satellites, society, and the Peruvian fisheries during the 1997-98 El Niño, in Satellites, Oceanography and Society, edited by D. Halpern.  New York: Elsevier Science, B.V. 171-191.

Pfaff, A., K. Broad, and M.G. Glantz, 1999.  Who benefits from Climate Forecasts? Nature, 397:645-646.

Fairbanks, R.G., M.N. Evans, J.L. Rubenstone, R.A. Mortlock, K. Broad, and M. D. Moore, 1997.  Evaluating climate indices and their geochemical proxies measured in corals.  Coral Reefs, 16:S93-S100.

Meltzoff, S.K., and K. Broad, 1996.  The Rise of Women in Fisheries Management: The Marisquadoras of Illa de Arousa, Galicia. In Fisheries Resource Utilization and Policy. Proceedings of the World Fisheries Congress, Theme 2, New Delhi, 349-360.

Broad, K., and B. Feinberg, 1995.  Perceptions of Ganja and Cocaine in Urban Jamaica. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 27:261-277.

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