Sarah Reed

Sarah Reed

Biography

Dr. Sarah Reed is the Director of Applied Conservation Science for the Americas Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society and an Affiliate Faculty member in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University. Sarah’s research investigates how land development and human activities affect wildlife and biodiversity, and she works with communities and government agencies to apply ecological science to inform conservation planning and land-use policy. Sarah received a B.A. in Women’s & Gender Studies and Studies in the Environment from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy & Management from the University of California, Berkeley. She has authored more than 30 scientific articles and received numerous awards and fellowships, including a David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship and Switzer Environmental Fellowship. Sarah currently serves as Vice President for Programs of the Society for Conservation Biology, co-leads the Conservation Development Working Group, and is a member of the Sound and Light Ecology Team. In her free time, Sarah enjoys growing and cooking food, traveling and recreating with her husband and dogs, and volunteering as a foster parent and mentor for at-risk youth.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
2006
Academic Background:
University of California Berkeley, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Director of Applied Conservation Science, Americas at Wildlife Conservation Society
Expertise:
Conservation Science & Biology
Land, Open Space, Smart Growth
Natural Resource Management
Address:
Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1474
Phone:
9704912895

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