Author Profile

Larry McKinney

Executive director, Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Dr. Larry McKinney is the Executive Director of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. He is also director of the Texas OneGulf Center of Excellence, a research consortium of nine Texas institutions established after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to advance research into issues that threaten the health and sustainability of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Latest Columns

The diplomacy of science must continue in any policy about Cuba

A commitment to science-based management can assure an economically and environmentally healthy Gulf for Texas, our nation and the world. The only way to do so is by working together on an international scale. This must be a priority for all three countries bordering the Gulf of Mexico. It can be the foundation to progress on other policy issues and one that can and must be sustained through the diplomatic, political and policy travails that face us.