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CIERP welcomes new Assistant Professor Avery Cohn

August 8, 2013

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Avery Cohn, most recently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, has joined The Fletcher School as Assistant Professor of International Environment and Resource Policy and will be a part of CIERP's core faculty group. He is an expert on the challenges and opportunities of tropical agricultural development under climate change, and his broader research agenda is to contribute to science and policy for sustainable global land use. 

Professor Cohn will be on leave from Fletcher for the 2013-14 academic year to complete a fellowship supported by the University of California, Berkeley Energy Biosciences Institute on the behavioral economics of pasture to cropland conversion in Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management from the University of California, Berkeley; a Master’s of Environmental Science from Yale University; and a B.S. from the University of California, Davis.

Read his complete bio here.

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