Deidre Zoll Joins Gund Institute as Research Coordinator
- By Hillary Archer
Deidre M. Zoll has joined the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics as our new research coordinator. She will be based at the UVM campus in Burlington, Vermont. Zoll, who comes to the Gund Institute from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Washington DC, will be working closely with Director Taylor Ricketts in managing all aspects of the Gund Institute. Her job will include helping set strategic directions, working with Gund fellows to develop collaborative grant proposals, coordinating activities among fellows and students, and overseeing internal and external communications.
Zoll is a sustainability and conservation professional with over seven years experience serving universities and conservation non-profits in the development and oversight of innovative programs. At WWF, Zoll was Program Officer of the Global Forest & Trade Network. She has also worked for the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition as a Grant Management Assistant for policy, lobbying and research. Zoll earned her master’s degree in global environmental policy from American University (2008), and a bachelor of arts degree in environmental policy and planning from Alaska Pacific University (2003).