University of Vermont

Steve Posner

Stephen Posner PhD Student, RSENR EE Certificate Graduate

MS, Natural Resources, University of Vermont

BS, Astronomy and Physics, Haverford College


Advisor: Taylor Ricketts
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Stephen conducts research on the science and policy of ecosystem services with the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics. He is interested in conservation, economics, and social-ecological systems.

In 2010 he earned a M.S. in Natural Resources from UVM for work on the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and the state of Maryland. During his time at UVM, he has taught courses on environmental science, sustainability, and environmental behavior.

Stephen earned a B.S. in physics and astronomy from Haverford College in 2003, studied science education at Stanford, and has worked on applied projects as a consultant for businesses and NGOs since 2005. When he's not at work, he enjoys hiking outside, climbing, and doing messy art/science/cooking projects (sometimes all three at once) with his two children.

Research Interests: ecosystem services, social ecological systems, sustainability measurement and indicators
Dissertation: The use of ecosystem services knowledge to inform decisions


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