Monday, August 30th, 2010 - 10:02
Cassandra Moseley is the Director of the Institute for a Sustainable Environment at the University of Oregon. At the institute, she developed applied research and policy education programs, and focused on community-
based forestry, federal forest management, and sustainable rural development. She is co-editor of People, Fire, and Forests: A Synthesis of Wildfire Social Science (2007) and is co-author of Collaborative Environmental Management: What Roles for Government? (2004).
Prior to joining the University of Oregon in 2001, she was an assistant professor of political science at the University of Florida and program development director at the Rogue Institute for Ecology and Economy in Ashland, Oregon. She is a core group member of the Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition, and a former board member of the Flintridge Foundation and the Applegate Partnership. She is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Forestry. She has testified before Congress several times about rural green jobs, national forest management, economic stimulus, and the working conditions of forest workers.
Moseley received her Ph.D. from Yale University in political science, and her B.A. from Cornell University, where she majored in mathematics and government.