Dr. Jennifer Solomon’s research focuses on the human dimensions of biodiversity conservation. Over the past several years she has worked on research projects related to women in conservation leadership. She has evaluated integrated conservation and development projects in Latin America and East Africa. She also develops and tests innovative social science research methods for assessing non-compliance with resource use. She teaches in the Conservation Leadership graduate program at Colorado State University in the department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, directs undergraduate and graduate overseas field programs and teaches undergraduate courses in the Warner College of Natural Resources. She is a Fulbrighter, Boren Fellow, Center for Collaborative Conservation fellow and has served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Nicaragua. Dr. Solomon holds a MA in Environmental Policy from Tufts University and a PhD from University of Florida in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation with a focus on human dimensions of wildlife conservation and tropical conservation and development.