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Erin is an agroecologist passionate about building more ecologically sustainable and socially just food systems. Her work through CIAS supports the Great Lakes Intertribal Food Coalition (GLIFC) in its wide rage of activities that build Indigenous food sovereignty throughout the Great Lakes Region. She also does organizational development work with the Inter-Institutional Network for Food, Agriculture, and Sustainability, of which CIAS is a part.
Erin completed a masters and PhD in agroecology and sustainable food systems at UW-Madison. Her MS and PhD projects included natural science research on pollinator conservation and crop pollination and social science research on actions that can build Midwest managed grazing systems in ways that are socially just. Prior to grad school she worked in ecological research, food supply chains, and federal food policy advocacy.
Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time outdoors, playing board games, cooking and sharing food with friends, and curling up with a good book.