Fish, Wildlife, and the People Who Care About Them
Ended Apr 15, 2022
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Full course description
Term: Spring 2022
Date: April 15th, 2022
Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Online Only
Instructor: Kory Trott
Presented By: Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance (SIRC)
Dr. Marjorie ‘Mauri’ Liberati will be discussing the social and ecological ethics that guide her research in conservation planning and wildlife research. There are ethical implications when studying wild animals, as there are social implications and ethics in managing natural resources for future generations. Dr. Liberati will discuss how she addresses social-ecological connections when designing and conducting wildlife research to best information natural resources decision making.
Presenter's Bio: Dr. Marjorie ‘Mauri’ Liberati is a Virginia Tech alumni and former women’s soccer student-athlete. She received her PhD from the University of Connecticut and is currently a Research Associate at Michigan State University. Mauri also received her M.S. from Ohio State University and was the inaugural Bailey Conservation Fellow at the Michigan chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Mauri’s research has focused on using decision analyses and quantitative tools to address wildlife management and conservation challenges, particularly those with complex social and ecological dynamics.