About the Speaker:
Dr. Aerin Jacob is a conservation scientist at the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, where she conducts and communicates applied research across the 1.4 million km2 Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) region. She has worked in research, conservation, teaching, and consulting in North America, East Africa, and Central America and has advised governments about conservation planning, species at risk, climate change, and impact assessment. Aerin earned a BSc from the University of British Columbia and a PhD from McGill University, and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Victoria. She was a 2015 Wilburforce Fellow and a 2016-18 Liber Ero Fellow, received the 2019 Early Career Conservationist award from the Society for Conservation Biology, and serves on the boards of Tides Canada and the Society for Conservation Biology North America.
This talk is aimed at a general audience; students welcome.