Dr. Jessica Young

Dr. Jessica Young
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability and MEM Global Coordinator
B.A., University of California San Diego
Ph.D. Purdue University
Office Location: 
Kelley hall 114A
Departments: 
Master in Environmental Management Department
Environment & Sustainability Department
Academic Program: 
Environment & Sustainability
Master in Environmental Management (MEM)
MEM Integrative Land Management Track

Dr. Young has worked in the field of conservation biology since the 1990’s.  Her research, along with others, resulted in the recognition of a new species, the Gunnison Sage-grouse, as well as documenting its imperiled habitat and status.  During her career, she has supervised student research on a variety of projects and participated in local stakeholder working groups as well as advised the United Nations International Union for the Conservation of Nature specialist grouse group on global conservation issues.  She currently travels internationally during much of the year and is particularly interested in helping others develop the skills and projects that can enact meaningful and sustainable change.

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