Don Robadue

  • Associate Coastal Manager, International Programs
  • Phone: 401-874-6128
  • Email:
  • Office Location: URI Bay Campus
    220 South Ferry Rd.
    Marine Resources Building


Don joined CRC in 1977. His expertise is in policy analysis, strategy development, the design and management of local and state-level coastal resources management programs in the United States and developing countries and national programs in developing countries. He currently works in Tanzania as a coastal planner, co-authored the new Coastal Climate Change Adaptation Guidebook and is serving as an information specialist for the USAID-funded global BALANCED Project, which advocates an integrated approach to population, health and environment. Don helped develop Rhode Island’s Marine Resources Development Plan and is conducting a GIS-based inventory of its economic waterfront. He was senior technical adviser to the USAID Mexico Conservation of Critical Ecosystems program and the Ecuador Coastal Resources Management program. Don is a senior trainor in CRC training courses in English and Spanish. He has a master’s degree in community planning, a bachelor’s in sociology, and a PhD in information science.