Dr. Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie
University of Maine
Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie is a David H. Smith postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute. Her research explores the paleoecology and historical ecology of alpine and subalpine plant communities in New England, where she works with stakeholders to inform conservation management. She received an MS from the University of Vermont and a PhD from Boston University while partnering with the Appalachian Mountain Club and Acadia National Park respectively to pursue research on the ecological effects of climate change on plant communities. She is broadly interested in underutilized sources of historical ecological data, the potential for citizen science in climate change research, and the intersection of science and policy.
For information : Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, email@example.com
Sponsored by the School of Biology & Ecology as part of the 2017 Fall Seminar Series