#47-18 Forest Genius

Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies when she won a 5-year “Genius Grant.” Part of her genius was in studying forests intensely on the ground and also from satellites; part was in developing women scientists for a field dominated by men.

Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: At the time of this interview, Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She is now (2019) a Professor in Environmental Anthropology at Stanford University.

Credits: Interview by Melinda Tuhus. Series producer, Frieda Werden. Photo: MacArthur Foundation/Lisa Curran

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