After obtaining her PhD at Yale University, Syma worked with the Connecticut Fund for the Environment with the generous support of a Switzer Environmental Leadership Grant. In this position she worked on assessing open space acquisition, funding and protection by municipalities within the state of Connecticut. Until December 2003, she was the Executive Officer of the international project office of the 'Institutional Dimensions of Global Environmental Change,' a long term project under the International Human Dimensions Programme. Syma currently holds a joint faculty appointment at the University of Connecticut as a faculty member of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Research Coordinator with Connecticut Sea Grant.
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University of Connecticut and Connecticut Sea Grant
Energy & Climate Change
Natural Resource Management
Groton, Connecticut 06340