WINGS #47-18 Forest Genius
FOR WEEK OF MARCH 11 2019 Lisa Curran and forest collapse in Borneo
Uploaded: 20 Feb, 2019
Recording Date: 6 Dec, 2006
Recording Location: Yale University, Vancouver BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only.
Program Title: WINGS #47-18 Forest Genius
Description: Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies when she won a 5-year "Genius Grant." Part of her genius was in studying forests intensely on the ground and also from satellites; part was in developing women scientists for a field dominated by men.
Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: At the time of this interview, Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She is now (2019) a Professor in Environmental Anthropology at Stanford University.
Credits: Interview by Melinda Tuhus. Series producer, Frieda Werden. Photo: MacArthur Foundation/Lisa Curran
Environment > ForestryType: Weekly Program
Environment > Climate Change
Environment > Biodiversity
Environment > Agriculture
Regional > Asia
Society and Culture > Women