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20 researchers selected as 2011 Leopold Leadership Fellows
Date:2/28/2011

ation and a two-way flow of information between scientists and decision makers," said Pamela Matson, Dean of Stanford University's School of Earth Sciences and Scientific Director of the program. "The Leopold Leadership Program trains academics to close the gap between knowledge and action."

The Leopold Leadership Program is funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

The 2011 Leopold Leadership Fellows are:

Joseph Arvai, Svare Chair in Applied Decision Research, Haskayne School of Business, and Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment, & Economy, University of Calgary. Current research: Decision science and risk management across social, environmental, and economic contexts.

Elena Bennett, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences and McGill School of Environment, McGill University. Current research: Ecosystem services and management of agricultural landscapes.

Elizabeth Canuel, Professor of Marine Science, Department of Physical Sciences, Virginia Institute of Marine Science / College of William & Mary. Current research: Nutrient pollution and development of renewable energy in coastal waters.

Greg Characklis, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Current research: Water resource management and treatment strategies based on hydrologic, engineering and economic processes.

Leah Gerber, Associate Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Science, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University. Current research: Marine conservation ecology, population biology, and adaptive management.

Liz Hadly, Professor of Biology and Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences, by courtesy, Stanford University. Current research: Evolution and ecology of mammals; historic perspective on climate change.

Jessica Hellmann, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sc
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Contact: Pam Sturner
pam.sturner@stanford.edu
650-723-0708
Stanford University
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