Anne Short Gianotti

Associate Director, Land Use and Livelihoods Initiative

Ph.D. Energy and Resources, University of California Berkeley

Anne Short Gianotti is an Associate Director for the Land Use and Livelihoods Initiative at the Boston University Global Development Policy Center. She is also an Associate Professor of Earth and Environment at Boston University and Faculty Affiliate at the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Dr. Short Gianotti’s research focuses on the social and political dimensions of land and natural resource management. In particular, she aims to understand how various socio-political and ecological processes shape human interactions with nature and catalyze changes in land use, management and policy. Her research experience spans issues as diverse as wildlife management, disaster risk reduction and cannabis cultivation. In all of her projects, she works directly with landowners, natural resource agencies and other decision-makers to connect her research with practice.

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