University of Vermont

Cecilia Danks

Cecilia Danks

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies and Forestry

Phone: 802-656-0175
Office: 205 Bittersweet Building
Research website:

Areas of Interest

Community forestry, institutional arrangements for community-based resource management, forest stewardship, collaborative processes, equity and sustainability in forest carbon markets, social justice in climate change policies, socioeconomic monitoring, forest certification, the working forest, wildfire management policies, nonprofit sector, and watershed organizations

Instructional Programs

Environmental Studies


Ph.D. 2000 Wildland Resource Science, University of California at Berkeley
M.S. 1991 Wildand Resource Science, University of California at Berkeley
B.A. 1983 magna cum laude, Highest Honors in Biology, coordinate major in Environmental Studies, Williams College, Massachusetts

Additional Links

Forest Carbon and Communities

UVM Environmental Studies Program