Curriculum Vitae











Education | Academic Positions | Professional Position | Publications
Organized Meetings & Conferences | Invited Presentations & Seminars




Australian National University
Crawford School of Public Policy
Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia
e-mail: ida.kub@gmail.com

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Education

2001 – 2005: B.A. Astronomy and Physics, Boston University, MA
2005 – 2007: M.A. Energy and Environmental Analysis, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies at Boston University, MA
2007 – 2010: Ph.D. Natural Resources, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont, VT
Dissertation Title. Searching for the Sweet Spot: Managing Information as a Good that Improves with Use
2007 – 2010: Graduate Certificate. Ecological Economics, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont, VT


Professional Background

2013 - Present: Senior Lecturer. Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
2013 - Present: Associate Research Fellow. Institut Veblen pour les réformes économiques (Veblen Institute for Economic Reforms), Paris, France.
2013 UN Negotiator on Climate Change for the Dominican Republic. 19th Conference of Parties (COP19). Following Adaption and Loss & Damage. November 11-22, 2013. Warsaw, Poland.
2012 Visiting Fellow. Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
2010 – 2012: Assistant Research Professor. Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2010 – 2012: Faculty Fellow. Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2010 – Present: Co-Editor-in-Chief (with Karin Limburg and Robert Costanza) & Founding Managing Editor. Ecological Economics Reviews, New York Academy of Sciences
2010 – Present: Fellow. National Council for Science and the Environment, Washington D.C.
2010: Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2009: Visiting Graduate Research Assistant. New Zealand Centre for Ecological Economics, Massey University, New Zealand
2008 – Present: Founding Managing Editor. Solutions, Portland, OR
2008 – Present: Founding Project Manager. MetaCourses, Burlington, VT
2007 – 2010: Graduate Research Assistant. Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2005 – 2007: Graduate Research Assistant. Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Boston University, MA
2005 – 2007: Co-founder (with Cutler Cleveland and Peter Saundry) & Managing Editor. Encyclopedia of Earth, Boston, MA
2005 – 2007: Project Manager. Earth Portal, Boston, MA
2002: Business Analyst. Travelers Insurance, Headquarters, Hartford, CT
2001 – 2003: Research Assistant. Galactic Ring Survey, Boston University, MA


Scientific Boards and Committees


2011 - Present: Editorial Board. Ecosystem Services. Elsevier.
2011 - Present: Editorial Board. Bhutan Journal of Socio-economic Studies (BJES)
2011: Program Advisory Committee. Oregon Sustainability Center
2010 – Present: Scientific Steering Committee. Integrated History and future Of the People on Earth (IHOPE). Stockholm Resilience Center, Stockholm, Sweden.
2010 – Present :
Secretary, Steering Committee. Ecosystem Service Partnership
2010 – Present: Editorial Advisory Board. Encyclopedia of Earth
2010 – Present: Advisory Board. Environmental Information Coalition
2009 2012: Board Member at Large. U.S. Society for Ecological Economics
2008 – Present: Founding Managing Editor. Ecological Economics Reviews, New York Academy of Sciences
2007 – 2010: Stewardship Committee Member. Encyclopedia of Earth


Publications

Refereed Journal Articles: In Press
  • Kubiszewski I., R. Costanza, J. Roman, and P. Sutton. (In Press). Changes in ecosystem services and migration in low-lying coastal areas over the next fifty years. Reviews in Ecological Economics.

Refereed Journal Articles: In Review

  1. Costanza, R., K. Chichakly, V. Dale, S. Farbr, D. Finnigan, K. Grigg, S. Heckbert, I. Kubiszewski, H. Lee, S. Liu, P. Magnuszewski, S. Maynard, N. McDonald, R. Mills, S. Ogilvy, P.L. Pert. (In Review) Simulation games that integrate research, entertainment, and learning around ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services.
  2. Ziegler, C.R., M. Young, L. Wainger, J. Russell-Smith, J. Renz, P.L. Pert, S. Ogilvy, R. Mills, P. Magnuszewski, S. Liu, H. Lee, I. Kubiszewski, S. Heckbert, K. Grigg, D. Finnigan, S. Farber, V. Dale, K. Chichakly, R. Costanza. (In Review). Games for Sustainability. Science.

Refereed Journal Articles
  1. Costanza, R., R. de Groot, P. Sutton, S. van der Ploeg, S. Anderson, I. Kubiszewski, and Steve Farber. 2014. Changes in the global value of ecosystems services. Global Environmental Change 26: 152-158.
  2. Costanza R., I. Kubiszewski, E. Giovannini, L.H. Lovins, J. McGlade, K. E. Pickett, K.V. Ragnarsdóttir, D. Roberts, R. De Vogli, and R. Wilkinson. 2014 Toward Integrated Measures of Sustainable and Equitable Prosperity and Well-Being. Nature 505: 283-285.
  3. Kubiszewski, I., R. Costanza, C. Franco, P. Lawn, J. Talberth, T. Jackson, and C. Aylmer. 2013. Beyond GDP: Measuring and Achieving Global Genuine Progress. Ecological Economics 93:57-68.
  4. Kubiszewski, I., R. Costanza, L Dorji, P. Thoennes, K. Tshering. 2013. An Initial Estimate of the Value of Ecosystem Services in Bhutan. Ecosystem Services 3: e11-e21.
  5. Kubiszewski I., R. Costanza, P. Paquet, and S. Halimi. 2013. Alternative Evaluation Methods for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin. Regional Environmental Change 13(1): 3-15.
  6. Kubiszewski, I., R. Costanza, T. Kompas. 2013. The University Unbound: Transforming Higher EducationSolutions 4(2): 36-40.
  7. Costanza. R., J. McGlade, S. de Bonvoisin, P. Fagerholm, J. Farley, E. Giovannini, I. Kubiszewski, F. Moore Lappé, H. Lovins, K. Pickett, G. Norris, T. Prugh, K.V. Ragnarsdottir, D. Roberts, and R. Wilkinson. 2013 (In Press). The Future We Really Want. Solutions 4(4): 37-43.
  8. Molnar, J.L., and I. Kubiszewski. 2012. Managing Natural Wealth: Ecosystem services in the United States and Canada. Ecosystem Services 2: 45-55.
  9. Costanza R. and I. Kubiszewski. 2012. The authorship structure of "ecosystem services" as a transdisciplinary field of scholarship. Ecosystem Services 1: 16-25.
  10. Jarchow, M. E., I. Kubiszewski, G. L. D. Larsen, G. Zdorkowski, R. Costanza, S. R. Gailans, N. Ohde, R. Dietzel, S. Kaplan, J. Neal, M. R. Petrehn, T. Gunther, S. N. D’Adamo, N. McCann, A. Larson, P. Damery, L. Gross, M. Merriman, J. Post, M. Sheradin, and M. Liebman. 2012 (In Press). The Future of Agriculture and Society in Iowa: Four Scenarios. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 10(1): 76-92.
  11. Costanza, R., S. van der Leeuw, K. Hibbard, S. Aulenbach, S. Brewer, M. Burek, S. Cornell, C. Crumley, J. Dearing, C. Folke, L Graumlich, M. Hegmon, S. Heckbert, S.T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, V. Scarborough, P. Sinclair, S. Sörlin, W. Steffen. 2012. Developing an Integrated History and future of People on Earth (IHOPE). Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4(1): 106-114.
  12. Van der Leeuw, S., R. Costanza, S. Aulenbach, S. Brewer, M. Burek, S. Cornell, C. Crumley, J. A. Dearing, C. Downy, L. J. Graumlich, S. Heckbert, M. Hegmon, K. Hibbard, S. T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, P. Sinclair, S. Sörlin, and W. Steffen. 2011. Toward an integrated history to guide the future. Ecology and Society 16(4): 2.
  13. Kubiszewski, I., T. Noordewier, and R. Costanza. 2011. Perceived Credibility of Internet Encyclopedias. Computers & Education. 56, 659-667.
  14. Bohensky, E., J. Butler, R. Costanza, I. Bohnet, A. Delisle, K. Fabricius, M. Gooch, I. Kubiszewski, G. Lukacs, P. Pert, and E. Wolanski. 2011. Future makers or future takers? A scenario analysis of climate change and the Great Barrier Reef. Global Environmental Change 21: 876-893.
  15. Allen, J., J. DuVander, I. Kubiszewski, E. Ostrom. Institutions for Managing Ecosystem Services. Solutions Vol 2, No. 6. November 2011.
  16. Costanza R., I. Kubiszewski, D. Ervin, R. Bluffstone, J. Boyd, D. Brown, H. Chang, V. Dujon, E. Granek, S. Polasky, V. Shandas, A. Yeakley. 2011. Valuing ecological systems and services. F1000 Biol Rep, 3:14.
  17. de Groot R., R. Costanza, D. van den Broeck, J. Aronson, B. Burkhard, E. Gomez-Baggethun, R. Haines-Young, I. Kubiszewski, F. Mueller, I. Petrosillo, M. Potschin, S. van der Ploeg, and G. Zurlini. A Global Partnership for Ecosystem Services. Solutions Vol 2, No. 6. November 2011.
  18. Costanza, R. C. Cleveland, B. Cooperstein, and I. Kubiszewski. 2011. Can nuclear power be part of the solution? Solutions Vol 2, No. 3. April 2011. Also reprinted in:
  19. Kubiszewski, I., J. Farley, and R. Costanza. 2010. The production and allocation of information as a good that is enhanced with increased use. Ecological Economics. 69, 1344–1354.
  20. Kubiszewski, I., C. J. Cleveland, and P. K. Endres. 2010. Meta-Analysis of Net Energy Return for Wind Power Systems. Renewable Energy. 35(1): 218-225.
  21. Beddoe, R., R. Costanza, J. Farley, E. Garza, J. Kent, I. Kubiszewski, L. Martinez, T. McCowen, K. Murphy, N. Myers, Z. Ogden, K. Stapleton, J. Woodward. 2009. Overcoming systemic roadblocks to sustainability: The evolutionary redesign of worldviews, institutions, and technologies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(8): p. 2483-2489.

Books

  1. Costanza, R. J. Cumberland, H. Daly, R. Goodland, R. Norgaard, I. Kubiszewski, C. Franco. (In Press). An Introduction to Ecological Economics, 2nd Edition. Taylor & Francis. Boca Raton.
  2. Costanza, R. and I. Kubiszewski (eds). 2014. Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 global thought leaders. World Scientific. Singapore.
  3. Costanza, R., G. Alperovitz, H.E. Daly, J. Farley, C. Franco, T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, J. Schor, P. Victor. 2013. Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature. ANU E Press. Canberra, Australia.
  4. Costanza, R., G. Alperovitz, H.E. Daly, J. Farley, C. Franco, T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, J. Schor, P. Victor. 2013. Vivement 2050! Programme pour une économie soutenable et desirable. Les Petits Matins. Paris, France.

Special Issues of Journals

  1. Limburg, K., R. Costanza, and I. Kubiszewski (eds). 2011. Ecological Economics Reviews. Book Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 1219.
  2. Limburg, K., R. Costanza, and I. Kubiszewski (eds). 2010. Ecological Economics Reviews. Book Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 1185

Monographs
  1. Kubiszewski, I. 2010. Searching for the sweet spot: Managing information as a good that improves with use. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

Refereed Book Chapters

  1. Kubiszewski, I. and R. Costanza. (In Press) Measuring Genuine Social Progress. Chapter in: Sustainability Practitioner's Guide Social Analysis, Assessment and Reporting.
  2. Farley, J. and I. Kubiszewski. (In Press). The Economics of Information in a Post Carbon Economy. Chapter in: Free Knowledge.
  3. Costanza, R., and I. Kubiszewski. 2014. Why We Need Visions of a Sustainable and Desirable Future. Chapter in: R. Costanza and I. Kubiszewski (editors). Envisioning a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 global thought leader. World Scientific, Singapore. Pp: 3-8.
  4. Costanza, R., G. Alperovitz, H. Daly, J. Farley, C. Franco, T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, J. Schor, and P. Victor. 2014. What Would a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature Look Like? Chapter in: R. Costanza and I. Kubiszewski (editors). Envisioning a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 global thought leader. World Scientific, Singapore. Pp: 33-49.
  5. Steffen, W., J. Rockström, I. Kubiszewski, and R. Costanza. 2013. Planetary Boundaries: Using early warning signals for sustainable global governance. Chapter in: P. Lawn (editor). Globalisation, Economic Transition, and the Environment: Forging a Path to Sustainable Development. Pages: 259–275.
  6. Costanza, R., G. Alperovitz, H. Daly, J. Farley, C. Franco, T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, J. Schor, and P. Victor. 2013. Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature. In: State of the World 2013. Worldwatch Institute. Washington, D.C.
  7. Kubiszewski, I. and R. Costanza. 2012. Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Prosperity. Chapter 16, pp. 177-182. In: State of the World 2012. Worldwatch Institute. Washington, D.C.
  8. de Groot, R., J. Allen, J. DuVander, I. Kubiszewski, E. Ostrom, R. Costanza, D. van den Broeck. 2012. Integrating ecology and economics. Chapter in: The Ecosystem Promise. Meindert Brouwer Partner in Communicatie. Bunnik, the Netherlands.
  9. Kubiszewski, I. and R. Costanza. 2012. A Fair Share of the Information Commons. Pp 121-129 in: J. Murray, G. Cawthorne, C. Dey and C. Andrew (Eds.). Enough for all forever: A handbook for learning about sustainability. Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, Illinois.
  10. Costanza, R., E. Bohensky, J. Butler, I. Bohnet, A. Delisle, K. Fabricius, M. Gooch, I. Kubiszewski, G. Lukacs, P. Pert, and E. Wolanski. 2011. A scenario analysis of climate change and ecosystem services for the Great Barrier Reef. Pp. 305-326. In: van den Belt M. and Costanza R. (eds) Volume 12, “Ecological Economics of Estuaries and Coasts”. In Wolanski E. and McLusky D.S. (eds) Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science. Academic Press, Waltham MA.
  11. Costanza, R., I. Kubiszewski, J. Roman, and P. Sutton. 2011. Changes in ecosystem services and migration in low-lying coastal areas over the next fifty years. Chapter in: Global Environmental Migration. UK Government Office for Science.
  12. Croner, T. and I. Kubiszewski. 2011. Focusing on Solutions: The Future of Media. Chapter in: Dream of a Nation. SEE Innovation. Asheville, North Carolina.
  13. Kubiszewski, I. 2010. Contributor (1 of 50) to: J. Jäger and S. Cornell (eds). The Planet in 2050: The Lund Discourse of the Future. Routledge, London.
  14. Costanza, R., J. Farley, and I. Kubiszewski. 2010. Adapting Institutions for Life in a Full World. Chapter in: State of the World 2010. Worldwatch Institute. Washington, D.C.

Letters/ Book Reviews/ Conference Reports
  1. Costanza, R. and I. Kubiszewski. 2012. The Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) 5th Annual Conference. Ecosystem Services 2: 83-84.
  2. Beddoe, R., R. Costanza, J. Farley, E. Garza, J. Kent, I. Kubiszewski, L. Martinez, T. McCowen, K. Murphy, N. Myers, Z. Ogden, K. Stapleton, J. Woodward. 2009. "Reply to Knecht: Achieving sustainable health." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106(28): E81.

Reports
  1. Costanza, R., G. Alperovitz, H.E. Daly, J. Farley, C. Franco, T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, J. Schor, and P. Victor. 2012. Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature. New York: United Nations Division for Sustainable Development.
  2. Costanza, R., I. Kubiszewski, P. Paquet, J. King, S. Halimi, H. Sanguanngoi, N.L. Bach, R. Frankel, J. Ganaseni, A. Intralawan, and D. Morell. 2011. Alternative Planning Approaches for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin. USAID, Bangkok, Thailand.
  3. Kubiszewski, I. 2008. The Ownership of the Internet and the World Wide Web in Vermont. pp 30-35 in: G. Flomenhoft, A. Baehr (eds.), Valuing Common Assets for Public Finance in Vermont. MPA Program and Gund Institute, University of Vermont.

Popular Articles
  1. Kubiszewski, I. 2013. Living in a time of uneconomic growth. Aljazeera. 15 July, 2013.
  2. Costanza, R., C. J. Cleveland, B. Cooperstein, and I. Kubiszewski. 2011. Three ways to make nuclear power compete on the free market. Grist. April 13, 2011.
  3. Kubiszewski, I. and C. J. Cleveland. 2007. The Encyclopedia of Earth. D-Lib Magazine. Volume 13, July/August 2007.

Encyclopedia Entries
  1. Kubiszewski, I. and C. J. Cleveland (Lead Authors); Peter K. Endres (Contributing Author); Peter Saundry (Topic Editor). 2007. "Energy return on investment (EROI) for wind energy." In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published in the Encyclopedia of Earth October 13, 2006; Last revised January 27, 2007; Retrieved March 19, 2008].
  2. Kubiszewski, I. and C. J. Cleveland (Lead Authors); Rosemarie Szostak (Topic Editor). 2009. "Energy return on investment (EROI) for photovoltaic energy." In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [Published in the Encyclopedia of Earth September 12, 2009; Retrieved January 31, 2010].

Additional Encyclopedia of Earth article entries
  1. Athabasca, Alberta
  2. Atomic Energy Act, United States
  3. Automotive Propulsion Research and Development Act of 1978, United States
  4. Bituminous Coal Act, United States
  5. Bituminous Coal Conservation Act of 1935, United States
  6. Centralia, Pennsylvania
  7. Chernobyl, Ukraine
  8. Connally Hot Oil Act, United States
  9. Continental Scientific Drilling and Exploration Act, United States
  10. Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977, United States
  11. Department of Energy Science Education Enhancement Act of 1990, United States
  12. Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986, United States
  13. Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1976, United States
  14. Energy Emergency Preparedness Act of 1982, United States
  15. Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, United States
  16. Enron Corporation
  17. Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, United States
  18. Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952, United States
  19. Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, United States
  20. Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act of 1987, United States
  21. Federal Photovoltaic Utilization Act of 2001, United States
  22. Federal Power Act of 1920, United States
  23. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  24. Gas Related Activities Act of 1990, United States
  25. Gasohol Competition Act of 1980, United States
  26. Geothermal Steam Act of 1970, United States
  27. Grandpa’s Knob, Vermont
  28. Hawken, Paul
  29. Hepburn Act of 1906, United States
  30. Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, United States
  31. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  32. International Energy Agency (IEA)
  33. Interstate Compact to Conserve Oil and Gas of 1935, United States
  34. Intute: Science, Engineering and Technology
  35. Lever Act of 1917, United States
  36. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of 1980, United States
  37. Marine Mammal Protection Act, United States
  38. Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, United States
  39. Mining Law of 1872, United States
  40. Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control Act of 1965, United States
  41. National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978, United States
  42. National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933, United States
  43. Natural Gas Act of 1938, United States
  44. Natural Gas Wellhead Decontrol Act of 1989, United States
  45. Nitrogen
  46. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978, United States
  47. Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act of 1994, United States
  48. Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, United States
  49. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act of 1980, United States
  50. Odeillo Font-Romeu, France
  51. Oil Pollution Act of 1924, United States
  52. Olympic Dam, South Australia
  53. Oxygen
  54. Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978, United States
  55. Price-Anderson Act of 1957, United States
  56. Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, United States
  57. Radiation Exposure Compensation Act of 1990, United States
  58. Reclamation Project Act of 1939, United States
  59. Rural Electrification Act of 1936, United States
  60. Solar Heating and Cooling Demonstration Act of 1974, United States
  61. Solar Photovoltaic Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1978, United States
  62. Solar, Wind, Waste, and Geothermal Power Production Incentives Act of 1990, United States
  63. State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990, United States
  64. Telkes, Maria
  65. Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933, United States
  66. Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act of 1973, United States
  67. United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  68. Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, United States

Published Photography
  1. Kubiszewski, I. 2011. The researchers got a sense of the people's connection to the Mekong River when they visited Vientiane, Laos, last February. In: Portland State University researchers expose environmental costs of building Mekong River dams. Oregonian. December 12, 2011.
  2. Kubiszewski, I. 2011. The Taktsang Palphug Monastery, also known as the Tiger’s Nest, is perched on a cliff in the Paro District, Bhutan. More than 30 years ago, the King of Bhutan famously declared that “Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product.” In: The Great Turnaround: How Natural Capital Entered the Economy. Solutions. 2(6): 15.
  3. Kubiszewski, I. 2010. Commercial signs illuminating the night in Shilin, Taiwan. In: A Simple Market Mechanism to Clean Up Our Economy. Solutions. 1(1): 30.
  4. Kubiszewski, I. 2010. The water in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa in southwestern Iceland is fed by water discharged from a nearby geothermal power plant, which uses water heated by a lava flow to run turbines that generate electricity. In: Energy Solutions in Iceland. Solutions. 1(3): 52.
  5. Kubiszewski, I. 2010. Þingvellir National Park in southwest Iceland, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is in a volcanic fissure zone along the border between the North American and European tectonic plates. In: Energy Solutions in Iceland. Solutions. 1(3): 53.


Consulting


2012 - 2013
Integrated History and future of People On Earth (IHOPE). Website. Structure, design, and building of the IHOPE website.

2012
Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP). 5th Annual Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference. An international conference with approximately 400 participants.

2011 – 2012
United Nations Division of Sustainable Development (UNDESA). A Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature. A report for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)

2011 – 2011
USAID. Bangkok, Thailand. Improving and Integrating the Assessment of Lower Mekong Basin Development Plans. A report quantifying and internalizing the value of the ecosystem services currently being provided in the Lower Mekong Basin.

2009 – 2011
Urban Environmental Management (UEM) Programme, eThekwini Municipality. Durban, South Africa. A methodology and project implementation framework for a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Spatial Development Plans (SDP) for eThekwini Municipality, South Africa.


Active Grants

  1. Solutions Journal start-up. Lewis Foundation. Managing Editor. $500,000. 9/08-9/10. 100% time.
  2. Solutions Special Ecosystem Service Issue. US Environmental Protection Agency. Managing Editor. $40,833. 01/10-06/11
  3. Solutions Special Ecosystem Service Issue. US Environmental Protection Agency. Managing Editor. $40,833. 01/10-06/11


Interviews and Other Press

  1. Is humanity smarter than a protozoan?” by David Roberts. Grist. 23 July, 2013.
  2. Was 1978 best?” by Brian Groom. Financial Times. 22 July, 2013.
  3. Costs of economic growth have 'outweighed benefits'” by Claudia Mazzeo.  SciDev.Net. 19 July, 2013.
  4. The world peaked in 1978” by Janet Fang.  smartplanet. 15 July, 2013. 
  5. The World Was a Happier Place...in 1978?” by Dain Fitzgerald.  Politix. 15 July, 2013.  
  6. BBC Radio, The World Tonight with Philippa Thomas. Recorded Interview on alternative measures of well-being. 12 July, 2013.
  7. World Was The Happiest In 1978, Says Report” by Ashley Davis.  Opposing Views. 12 July, 2013. 
  8. Why 1978 was the year the world never had it so good: We had the perfect balance of wealth, work and happiness” by Rachel Reilly. Mail Online. 12 July, 2013.
  9. "Why It's All Been Downhill Since 1978” by Laura Shin. Forbes. 11 July, 2013.
  10. The wonder year: Why 1978 was the best year ever” by Bob Holmes.  New Scientist. July 11, 2013.  
  11. Rijkere wereld leidt niet tot een groter welzijn.” Express.be.  11 July, 2013. 
  12. GDP Growth and Diminishing Returns” by Bill Chameides. Huffington Post.  July 9, 2013. 
  13. ABC Radio Australia with Joanna McCarthy. “Money doesn't buy happiness,” July 8, 2013. 
  14. Sunday Business with Ross Greenwood on 87.3AM. 10-minute interview on alternative measure of well-being. July 7, 2013.
  15. Economic growth does not produce well-being” by Martyn Pearce.  ScienceAlert.  July 4, 2013. 
  16. Une économie soutenable doit etre desirable” by Philippe Frémeaux and Aurore Lalucq. Alternatives Économiques (France). No. 325, June 2013. pp. 78-79.
  17. Measuring Happiness” by Samten Wangchuk.  Kuensel.  February 11, 2012.
  18. Portland State University researchers expose environmental costs of building Mekong River dams” by Scott Learn.  Oregonian. December 12, 2011.
  19. The big squeeze” by Mason Inman. Nature Climate Change. August 21, 2011. 
  20. Starting over: Rebuilding civilisation from scratch” by Bob Holmes. New Scientist. March 28, 2011. 
  21. Getting the Word Out: A new journal hopes to get beyond the problem” by Art Jahnke, Bostonia, Boston, MA. Fall 2010.
  22. PSU Seeks Sustainable Solutions” by Carrie Sturrock, The Oregonian, Oregon.  October 14, 2010. 
  23. UVM journal seeks solutions,” by Tim Johnson, Burlington Free Press, Burlington VT. July 27, 2010. 
  24. Community profile: Charlotte economist looks for solutions” by Stephanie Choate.  Charlotte Citizen, Charlotte, VT.  February 11, 2010.
  25. Focus on Fixes: A new hybrid academic journal/magazine aims to solve global problems” by Kirk Kardashian. Seven Days, Burlington, VT.  January 27, 2010.
  26. Idea #10: Biophysical Economics,” by Rex Weyler. The Tyee, British Columbia, Canada. January 2, 2009.


Teaching

  1. Solutions Seminar Series (Portland State University, ARCH 407/507). Co-taught (with Robert Costanza). 1 & 2 credits, Fall 2010.
  2. Ecological Economics (NR285, CDAE 295). Teaching Assistant, online course, graduate level. Instructor: Robert Costanza. 3 credits, Summer 2010.
  3. Ecological Economics (NR285, CDAE 295). Teaching Assistant, online course, graduate level. Instructor: Robert Costanza. 3 credits, Spring 2010.
  4. Ecological Economics (NR285, CDAE 295). Teaching Assistant, online course, graduate level. Instructor: Robert Costanza. 3 credits, Fall 2009.
  5. Ecological Economics (NR285, ENVS295).  Teaching Assistant, online course, graduate level. Instructor: Robert Costanza. 3 credits, Summer 2009.
  6. Ecological Economics (NR285, CDAE295).  Teaching Assistant, online course, graduate level. Instructor: Robert Costanza. 3 credits, Spring 2009.
  7. Ecological Economics (NR285). Teaching Assistant, online course, graduate level. Instructor: Robert Costanza, Joshua Farley.  3 credits, Summer 2008.


Organized Meetings, Conferences, & Seminars

  1. “5th Annual Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference—Ecosystem Services Come of Age: Linking Science, Policy, and Participation for Sustainable Human Well-Being,” Primary-Organizer. Ecosystem Services Partnership. Portland, OR. July 31-August 3, 2012.
  2. “Common Property Institutions for Managing Ecosystem Services,” a workshop with Elinor Ostrom. Organizer. Portland State University. August 31, 2011.
  3. "Solutions Seminar Series." Co-Organizer. Solutions Journal, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, and Illahee Institute. Four Speakers, October 6 – December 1, 2010.
  4. “Integrated History and future of People on Earth (IHOPE).” Co-Organizer. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. Santa Barbara, CA. September 15-18, 2010.
  5. "Solutions Seminar Series." Co-Organizer. Solutions Journal, U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, and Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont. Thirteen Speakers, January 26 – April 27, 2010.
  6. "Solutions Launch Event." Co-Organizer. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington, D.C. January 22, 2010.
  7. "Solutions Seminar Series." Co-Organizer. Solutions Journal, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, and Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont. Five Speakers, September 15 – December 8, 2009.
  8. “Integrated History and future of People on Earth (IHOPE).” Co-Organizer. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. Santa Barbara, CA. September 22-26, 2009.
  9. “Creating a Game Plan for the Transition to a Sustainable U.S. Economy.” Co-Organizer. Seventh Generation, Inc.  Burlington, VT.  July 7-9, 2009.
  10. “Integrated History and future of People on Earth (IHOPE).” Co-Organizer. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. Santa Barbara, CA. November 10-14, 2008.
  11. “Solutions Seminar Series.”  Organizer.  Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont.  October 23 – November 21, 2008.
  12. “Conference on Ecosystem Services in China and the U.S.” Co-Organizer. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research. Beijing, China. October 12-17, 2008.


Presentations & Seminars

  1. Public Lecture—Conseil Régional Ile-de-France. Invited speaker: “On-the-Ground Sustainability.” April 29, 2013. Paris, France
  2. IV Congreso Mexicano de Ecologia. Invited special session speaker and coordinator: Problemas ambientales y soluciones ecológicas para México. March 20, 2013. Villahermosa, Mexico.
  3. The SEQ Ecosystem Services Project, Think Tank 5. Invited speaker: “What are Solutions?” Brisbane, Australia. November 20, 2012.
  4. EcoSummit 2012. Invited symposium speaker: Ecosystem Service Methods. “Alternative Planning Approaches for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin.” Columbus, OH. October 1, 2012.
  5. EcoServe Conference. Session moderator: “Approaches and assessment concepts” and “Recreational values.” Adama Mickiewicza University in Poznan, Poland. September 24, 2012.
  6. System Science Department Seminar. Invited seminar speaker: “Manage information as a good that improves with use.” Portland State University, Portland, OR. November 4, 2011.
  7. Solutions Seminar Series, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University. Panel Chair: “Alternative Planning Approaches for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin.” Portland, OR. October 26, 2011.
  8. The Cairns Institute, James Cook University. Invited seminar: “Alternative Planning Approaches for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin.” Townsville, Australia. October 21, 2011.
  9. World Affairs Council. Latin American Energy Security: Sustainable Energy Resources. Keynote: “Energy Security: Sustainable Energy Resources.” Portland, OR. August 1, 2011.
  10. Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (CGBD). Academy Session on Ecosystem Services. Invited talk: “Alternative Planning Approaches for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin”. Whitefish Lake, MT. June 6, 2011.
  11. National Council for Science and the Environment: 10th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment on the New Green Economy. Breakout Session Co-Chair: “Development of Nontraditional Educational Systems Within Developing Countries to Create a New, Sustainable Economy.” Washington, D.C. January 20-22, 2010.
  12. Australia/New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics Bi-annual Conference: Green Mileage in the Global Meltdown: An Ecological Economics Way Forward. Oral Presentation: “Methods for the allocation of information as a good that improves with use.” Darwin, Australia. October 27-30, 2009.
  13. Nordic Environmental Law, Governance and Science Network: Breaking Down the Barriers. Oral Presentation: “Interdisciplinary Barriers to the Allocation of Information.” University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. August 25, 2009.
  14. U.S. Society for Ecological Economics Bi-annual Conference: Science and Policy for a Sustainable Future. Oral Presentation: “New ways to manage information as a good that improves with use.” Washington D.C.  May 31- June 3, 2009.
  15. Getting to 350: Building Strategies for 21st Century Aspirations. “Building Solutions in an Open-Source Century.” Invited Session Moderator. Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT.  May 1-3, 2009.
  16. Special seminar sponsored by Jennette Fitzsimons, MP and co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party. Panel Speaker. Wellington, New Zealand. March 13, 2009.
  17. Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing Seminar. “Designed to Sell: Article Discovery, Packaging, and Dissemination.” Invited Speaker. National Press Club, Washington, DC. April 17, 2008.
  18. Focus the Nation: Ecological Economics Teach-In on Climate Change. Invited panel chair and discussant: “Accounting for Climate Change: Business Don’t Manage What They Can’t Count?” University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. January 29, 2008. 


Services

2010 – Present
Chair, Fellow Review Committee. Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, OR

2008 – Present
Sustainability Communications Director Search Committee. Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, OR

2008 – Present
Associate Director Search Committee. Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, OR



Professional Societies

2001 – 2003
Women in Science and Engineering Society (WISE), Boston University, MA

2008 – Present

2008 – Present