Assistant Professor of Nature-based Tourism in the School of Forest Resources, University of Maine
Dr. Sandra De Urioste-Stone is an Assistant Professor of Nature-based Tourism in the School of Forest Resources, University of Maine. She earned a BA in ecotourism, MS in resource recreation and tourism, and PhD in natural resources with an emphasis on conservation social sciences. Sandra has done extensive work on community participation, sustainable tourism, conservation social sciences, and adaptation to global changes. Her work has included research projects with indigenous groups, and being a Guatemala native, most of Sandra’s work has been in Latin America. Sandra has experience working for environmental NGOs and universities in Central America, and has focused extensively on promoting knowledge to action approaches to science.
Friday showcase event The MSF’s answer to Ted Talks, 5 Minute Genius features short, sharp talks by some of Maine’s finest scientists, with 5 minutes per talk, plus 5 minutes for questions. Presenting a sprint through some of the most remarkable, cutting-edge science happening in Maine – you will feel like a genius in no […]