Laura Huenneke joined the SWCA Board of Directors in May 2017. She earned her Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University and currently serves as a professor in the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability at Northern Arizona University. She has numerous professional honors and recognitions, more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, and serves on the editorial boards and as reviewer for numerous scientific journals.
In addition to her scientific and academic endeavors, Laura has extensive experience in the organization, development, and strategic visioning for academic institutions. She had served as Dean, Founding Dean, Vice President for Research, and Provost at Northern Arizona University. The combination of scientific expertise and organizational experience make Laura an exciting and unique addition to SWCA’s board of directors.