University of Vermont

Eva Wollenberg (Lini)

Lini Wollenberg

Research Associate Professor/ Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Phone: 802-656-9891
Office: 102 Johnson House
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Areas of Interest

Anthropology, natural resource management, international rural livelihoods

Lini is an anthropologist and natural resource management specialist concerned with rural livelihoods and the environment. She currently leads a research program on "Low Emissions Development," for CCAFS, the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS, see of the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).  Her work seeks to identify options for reducing the impacts of agricultural development and land use on the climate while also improving livelihoods for the poor in developing countries.

Prior to joining CCAFS, Lini worked with the Ford Foundation and Center for International Forestry Research. Lini is partial to Asia, especially Indonesian Borneo.


PhD, Wildland Resource Science, UC Berkeley
MS, Wildland Resource Science, UC Berkeley
BS, Conservation/Resource Studies,UC Berkeley