Kathleen Galvin

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) has awarded Kathleen Galvin  (Anthropology, SoGES), a Transformations to Sustainability grant of € 30,000 for 6 months  to develop a Transformative Knowledge Network on the World’s Rangelands through Social Change.  Galvin and her team will bring together researchers and practitioners from Kenya, Mongolia and the US Great Plains to CSU to develop a large three-year proposal for an internationally comparative research program on rangeland sustainability.

Kathleen Galvin, Director of The Africa Center, has been elected for The Nature Conservancy in Colorado Board of Trustees. The announcement was made in The Nature Conservancy in Colorado press release on October 20, 2014:

The Africa Center members, Robin Reid and Kathleen Galvin, have recently received the 2012 Ecological Society of America Sustainability Science Award for their collaborative paper, “Evolution of models to support community and policy action with science: Balancing pastoral livelihoods and wildlife conservation in savannas of East Africa.”  The paper is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Congratulations Robin and Kathy!

Kathleen Galvin, who is a CSU professor of anthropology, senior research scientist at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, and Director for Education programs at the CSU School of Global Environmental Sustainability, has been invited by the president of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to sit on a new Global Climate Change Task Force. The task force has been developed to help increase communication, provide a forum for engagement and highlight anthropological contributions to climate change policy. 

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