Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in southern Africa
Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Bailey is the next departmental seminar speaker at the Northeastern University Marine Science Center.
About the speaker
Dr. Karen Bailey is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is a systems researcher interested in understanding how human-environment interactions impact human health and well-being and natural resources. She completed her PhD in 2018 in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Florida (McCleery Lab) and a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Environmental Studies Program (Hartter Lab) in 2020. She is interested in sustainable livelihoods, wildlife conservation, global change, and coupled human natural systems. She also has a strong commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in environmental work and STEM more broadly.