Supported by The Graciela Chichilnisky Environmental Fund in Honor of Natasha Chichilnisky-Heal
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science & Policy, International Development, Community & Environment, Clark University.
Dr. Morgan Ruelle is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science & Policy in the Department of International Development, Community & Environment at Clark University in Massachusetts. He is interested in how biological and cultural diversity enable communities to anticipate and adapt to change. His work focuses on how the diversity within food systems provides options for communities to anticipate and respond to climate change. Dr. Ruelle is currently conducting research on the production and use of traditional legume varieties by smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. He aspires to include communities of practice in every stage of research in order to generate knowledge that is both locally relevant and broadly meaningful. Dr. Ruelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Yale and Master’s and doctoral degrees from the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University.