About Robert's Work

Robert is an interdisciplinary environmental scientist who combines approaches from economics, geography and ecology to explore the way society uses and governs natural resources. Robert is a postdoctoral fellow in the Carlson Lab in the University of Hawaii’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. He earned his Ph.D. from the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program for Environment and Resources at Stanford University. Robert's nonacademic career has stretched from field botany in the Sierra Nevada to climate policy analysis and advocacy in Washington, DC.