“Environment, Development, and Win-Win Panaceas: Lessons from REDD+ in Vietnam”
Date: Thursday, April 5
Time: 12:30 to 2:00 pm
Location: Eilts Conference Room, 154 Bay State Road (Room 203)
Pam McElwee is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. McElwee’s interests are in the local impacts of global environmental problems, particularly biodiversity conservation and climate change in Asia. In addition to her academic research, she has been a consultant for the World Bank, UNDP, and NGOs in Southeast Asia on conservation and development issues. She holds a PhD in Forestry & Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Yale University. Before joining the academy, McElwee worked at the US Senate and in the Clinton White House on environmental policy.