My research interests and professional activities led me to projects in Hawai’i, the Nepalese Himalaya, the Great Basin, and recently, the Pacific Northwest. Each project context is a mountainous protected area where indigenous peoples embody an ancestral connection. I strive to connect research on local ecological knowledge and practice and political economy to applied outcomes, such as collaborative resource management and interpretive programs.

Nepalese Himalaya | Great Basin | Hawaiian Islands