Category: Anne Short

Anne Short Gianotti publishes new paper in BioScience

June 25th, 2015 in 2015, Anne Short, Faculty, Jun-15, Pub-15, Publications

Anne Short

Anne Short

Assistant Professor Anne Short Gianotti along with collaborators at The Nature Conservancy, UC Berkeley, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Integral Ecology Research Center, Trout Unlimited, McBain Associates, and Stanford University published a new paper in Bioscience. 

The paper is titled “High time for conservation: Adding the environment to the debate on marijuana liberalization” and draws attention to the need to address the environmental impacts of marijuana cultivation.  Using California as a case study, Short Gianotti and her collaborators examine the environmental impact of marijuana cultivation and identify opportunities and barriers for policies that would mitigate those impacts.

To learn more about Prof. Short Gianotti’s work, check out her profile page, or see her recent news and publications.

Kira Sullivan-Wiley, Andrew Trlica named 2015 Pardee Summer Fellows

May 7th, 2015 in 2015, Anne Short, Awards, Faculty, Graduate students, Lucy Hutyra, May-15

Kira Sullivan-Wiley

Kira Sullivan-Wiley

Andrew Trlica

Andrew Trlica

Earth & Environment Phd Candidates in Geography Kira Sullivan-Wiley and Andrew Trlica have been named 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows.

The Pardee Summer Fellows program allows “outstanding master’s and doctoral students an opportunity for intensive interdisciplinary research and writing on topics that are aligned with the broad research interests of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future” (“Graduate Summer Fellows Program“).

Sullivan-Wiley is a Phd candidate in Geography advised by Assistant Professor Anne Short.

Andrew Trlica is a Phd candidate in Geography advised by Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra.

Anne Short, Lucy Hutyra, and Jackie Getson coauthor paper in Biological Conservation

February 3rd, 2015 in 2015, Anne Short, Faculty, Feb-15, Lucy Hutyra, Pub-15, Publications, Researchers

Anne Short

Anne Short

Lucy Hutyra

Lucy Hutyra

Earth & Environment Assistant Professors Anne Short and Lucy Hutyra along with Research Fellow Jackie Getson have coauthored a new paper published in the journal Biological Conservation.

The paper, “Landowner conservation awareness across rural-to-urban gradients in Massachusetts,” will be published in the 184th volume of the journal in April 2015; however, an early release of the paper is available now.

To learn more about Short’s work, check out her recent news and publications.

To learn more about Hutyra’s work, check out her recent news and publications.

Kira Sullivan-Wiley featured in BUToday

October 29th, 2014 in 2014, Anne Short, Faculty, Graduate students, News, Oct-14

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Kira Sullivan-Wiley and her research have been featured in the latest edition of BUToday.

The BUToday article “Preventing Landslides in Uganda” focuses on Sullivan-Wiley’s research “in preventing environmental disasters in Uganda.”

The article also discusses the Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship Award, which Sullivan-Wiley was one of the first recipients of this past July.

Kira Sullivan-Wiley is a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on valuation and realization of ecosystem services. Sullivan-Wiley’s advisor is Assistant Professor Anne Short.

To read the article, click here.

To learn more about Prof. Short and her graduate students’ work, visit Prof. Short’s profile page.

Kira Sullivan-Wiley awarded 2014 Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship

July 9th, 2014 in 2014, Anne Short, Awards, Graduate students, July-14, News

Earth and Environment graduate student Kira Sullivan-Wiley was recently awarded the 2014 Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship.

The Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship recognizes Ph.D. students whose research and scholarship addresses critical problems through engagement and community partnerships.  The award provides support for two years.

Sullivan-Wiley is a Ph.D. candidate working with Assistant Professor Anne Short.  Her research focuses on information transfer and efforts to reduce vulnerability to natural disasters in developing nations.  She is working with the Uganda Red Cross and other development organizations to examine the effectiveness of programs that aim to reduce community vulnerability to landslides in eastern Uganda.

Anne Short to give lecture at Harvard Forest, live online

November 21st, 2013 in 2013, Anne Short, Faculty, November-13, Talks, Trips

Department of Earth and Environment Assistant Professor Anne Short will be at Harvard Forest tomorrow, Friday November 22nd, 2013, to give a lecture as part of their Weekly Seminar Series.

Prof. Short’s lecture, titled “People, policies, and ecology: Conservation and land management from the urban to the rural,” will take place at 11:00 am.

The lecture will be streamed live via the web at

Harvard Forest is “Harvard University’s 3500 acre laboratory and classroom” (Harvard Forest). To learn more about Harvard Forest click here.