Stanford Experts

Lisa Curran

Title:
Professor in Environmental Anthropology and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Email:
lmcurran@stanford.edu

Phone:
(203) 606-4513

Website:
http://woods.stanford.edu/about/woods-faculty/lisa-curran

Description

Professor Curran’s current interdisciplinary programs examine the effects of land use change, climate, drought and fire on carbon dynamics and biodiversity; and impacts of governmental policies and industrial practices on ecosystems and rural livelihoods in Asian and Latin American tropical forests. A MacArthur Fellow, she has spent over 25 years in the South and Southeast Asian tropics conducting scientific research, training and outreach and policy studies.