Bio

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Professor Trinity Hamilton at the University of Minnesota.  My research interests include stream ecology, microbial ecology of glacial-melt streams, glaciers and periglacial environments, and traditional ecological knowledge.  I have been traveling and working in China and Asia for most of my career. During my PhD, I researched and lived in a Kham Tibetan village in the upper reaches of the Mekong River.  My teaching and research interests are interdisciplinary - including sustainability issues at the nexus of business and the environment: circular economy, product life cycle assessment, and sustainable ways of living to mitigate biodiversity loss and climate impact.  I would especially like to thank the National Science Foundation for supporting me in making my leap from an international corporate career to a career in science.

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Heather Fair

PhD, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

MS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

MBA, The University of Miami, Miami, FL

BSBA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH