Date(s) - November 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Distinguished Ecologist Series
Social-ecological research in the savannas of East Africa
Professor, Department of Anthropology
Senior Research Scientist, Natural Resource and Ecology Laboratory
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Location: Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Ballroom.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Immediately following, a University Club reception will be held in her honor.
Kathleen Galvin is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Senior Research Scientist at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University. She is Director of The Africa Center. She has conducted long-term social-ecological research in the rangelands of Africa and has conducted research in Kazakhstan and Mongolia. She is interested in issues of human land use, conservation, climate variability and change, food security and resilience and adaptation strategies.
Dr. Galvin’s current research explores community based conservancies as innovative systems for social-ecological sustainability. She is currently a lead author for the global assessment on biodiversity and ecosystem services team (IPBES) whose goal is to strengthen the science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Sponsored by the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology