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Elizabeth Barron

Elizabeth Barron

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Elizabeth S. Barron is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Urban Planning and the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. She was awarded her Ph.D. in Geography from Rutgers University in 2010, after which she completed a joint three-year postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University in the Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology and the Program on Science, Technology & Society (2010-2013). Her work on environmental governance and conservation incorporates critical social theory and biogeography to explore multiple discourses of nature, environmental management and decision-making. 

She is currently working on a book manuscript, based on an NSF funded research, exploring new visions of biodiversity enabled through close examination of the Kingdom Fungi. She has published research in a range of scholarly journals including Progress in Physical GeographyConservation Biology, and Society and Natural Resources.

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