Name: Dr. Julie Maldonado
Title/Position: Associate Professor
Department: Future Generations University
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Faculty Bio

Julie is Director of Research for the Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network (LiKEN), a link- tank for policy-relevant research toward post-carbon livelihoods and communities. She is a lecturer in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, works with the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals to support tribes in climate change adaptation planning, and co-facilitates Rising Voices: Climate Resilience through Indigenous and Earth Sciences. As a public anthropologist, Julie has consulted for the UN Development Programme and World Bank on displacement and resettlement, post-disaster needs assessments, and climate change. She previously worked for the US Global Change Research Program and was a fellow with the UN University academies on social vulnerability and climate change. She was an author on the 3 rd US National Climate Assessment and is an author on the current 4 th US National Climate Assessment. She has served as an expert presenter to Congressional committees and staff on climate change, indigenous peoples, displacement, and relocation.


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Course ID Course Name Instructor Zoom Time
PRC 602 Social Research for Social Change Wednesdays 9:30 AM EST/14:30 UTC
PRC 602 Social Research Methods Wednesdays 9:30 AM EST/14:30 UTC