Brooks, Mary R.

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PERSONAL: Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; married Mitchell L. Brooks (an architect), 1975; children: Emma, Nathan. Education: McGill University, graduated, 1971; Dalhousie University, M.B.A., 1979; University of Wales, Ph.D., 1983.

ADDRESSES: Office—Dalhousie University, 6152 Coburg Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1Z5. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, faculty member, 1979–, currently William A. Black Professor of Commerce. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, chair of International Trade and Transportation Committee. Metropolitan Halifax Chamber of Commerce, director, 1992–2000.


Fleet Development and the Control of Shipping in Southeast Asia, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore), 1985.

(Editor) Seafarers in the ASEAN Region, ASEAN Economic Research Unit, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore), 1989.

(With Hugh M. Kindred) Multimodal Transport Rules, Kluwer Law International (Boston, MA), 1997.

Sea Change in Liner Shipping: Regulation and Managerial Decision-making in a Global Industry, Pergamon (New York, NY), 2000.

(Editor, with Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp) Maritime Transport, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2002.

Coeditor, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2003–.