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Glenn Galloway

Director, Master in Sustainable Development Program
Center for Latin American Studies/Center for African Studies

Research Interests

Tropical forestry, multi-stake holder cooperation, sustainable development

Geographic Expertise

Central America, Ecuador

Curriculum Vitae 

Background

Glenn Galloway is a U.S. citizen with a Ph.D. in Silviculture from the University of Washington and a Master´s degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada. He worked nearly 10 years in South America, first with Peace Corps (Colombia) and later as a highland forestry advisor for USAID in Peru and Ecuador, providing technical support to reforestation and agroforestry projects in Andean communities. In 1992, he began working throughout Central America with the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), first as Coordinator to a regional Finnish financed forestry and agroforestry research and training program and then as Leader to a Swiss-financed lowland tropical forest management project working with poor mestizo and indigenous communities in Honduras and Nicaragua. From June 2003 to July 2011, he served as Dean of CATIE´s Graduate School and Director of the Education Division. He participates in international forestry initiatives, serving on the steering committee of the IUFRO World Forests, Society and Environment (WFSE) Special Project and contributes to international processes on forestry education.

In August 2011, he became Director of the Master of Sustainable Development Practice Program, a position linked to both the Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for African Studies.

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