CONTRIBUTOR:

Alison W. Bowers

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DEPARTMENT:

Environmental Social Science and Education

INSTITUTION:

Independent Consultant

BIOGRAPHY:

Alison Bowers works as an independent consultant in environmental social science and education, providing research assistance to academic and nonprofit clients. Her interests include human dimensions of natural resource management, with recent involvement in projects examining the behavioral outcomes of nature-based tourism and Cooperative Extension faculty perceptions of climate change. She has previously worked as a program manager at an environmental nonprofit and as a special education teacher in a Washington, DC, public school. Ms. Bowers holds a degree in Early Childhood Special Education from George Washington University and a Masters in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation from the University of Florida.