Nicole is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist specialising in the African tropics. She joined Allegheny College’s Department of Environmental Science in north western Pennsylvania in Spring 2018, where her focus is primarily on teaching including global environmental justice and environmental problem analysis. She retains an active interest in community-forestry and human wellbeing, particularly in Tanzania, as a means of achieving equitable and sustainable conservation outcomes for people and planet. Nicole employs a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods but is particularly keen on the use of participatory methods that acknowledge and work in parallel with local knowledge systems. In addition to her current positions, Nicole is a part of the University of East Anglia’s global environmental research group and is interested in developing partnerships with others interested in research that seeks transformative change to environmental conflicts. In particular, she seeks connections with others working with communities living adjacent to protected areas or involved in community-based conservation initiatives in the African tropics.
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International Conservation & Development
Meadville, PA 16335