Ursula Georgeoglou is the Project Coordinator for the Leadership for the Ecozoic project (L4E) at the Gund Institute for Environment and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. She has a background in tropical forest ecology and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, and a Master’s degree in Botany, with a specialization in Ecology. Her thesis research focused on the ecology and forest dynamics of rare trees in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil.
Her past experiences include, working at an advanced research station of Mata Atlantica Biosphere Reserve in Brazil, and also at the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative Laboratory at the Plant and Soil Science Department, UVM where she co-authored two book chapters and a guide. She has taught at college-level courses in Ecology, Scientific Research Methodology, and Spanish. She has experience coordinating academic events and fundraising events. She is especially interested in the way humans see themselves in the environment and their interpretation of the living world, and how these interface with the process of paradigm change.