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Doctoral Student, Stanford

Lily Colburn

Lily Colburn is a PhD Student in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER). Lily studies social-ecological systems and working lands, focusing on how environmental, social, and political phenomena shape land-use and land-cover change. Prior to pursuing doctoral work at Stanford, Lily was a Fulbright Research Fellow in Colombia where she conducted mixed-methods research on heterogeneous landscapes to better understand the impacts of conservation and restoration projects on social-ecological well-being. Lily holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in geography and English literature from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.