Environmental Forum | Advancing Conservation Strategies by Understanding Human Behavior and Decisions - Sheila Reddy, The Nature Conservancy

Sponsored by Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Stanford Environmental Behavior group


Thursday, April 19, 2018
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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Y2E2 Building, Room 299

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Dr. Sheila Reddy is Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, Chief Strategy Office. She helps manage TNC’s portfolio of strategies for maximum impact by leveraging science and analytics. Sheila also supports strategy development through environmental and behavioral economics research. 

Currently, Sheila is running large field experiments to test new ways to promote conservation practices on US farmlands and around urban lakes in India. Her previous collaborative research on ecosystem services and business decisions as well as on links between poverty and ecosystem health has received awards for academic and social impact.

Before joining TNC in 2011, Sheila was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University in Economics and Ecology. She earned her Ph.D. in Marine Biology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography through a program with the Department of Economics, University of California-San Diego. She has B.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University.

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