Maria Bowman

  • Maria is a Ph.D. student in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the economic drivers of land-use and land-cover change in Brazil, Mozambique, and the United States, and the existing and emerging policies and economic incentives that aim to conserve standing forests and promote healthy, functioning ecosystems at local, regional, and global scales. Maria has a B.S. in Environmental Science from Juniata College and an M.S. in Forest Management and Economics from Virginia Tech, and has worked as a consultant for the Remote Sensing Center at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil and research assistant for the Woods Hole Research Center in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

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