Dr. Matthew Lauer

Matthew Lauer

Professor & Director, Sustainability Program
Office: AL-417 | Phone: (619) 594-0978 | Email: [email protected]

Dr. Matthew Lauer researchs, writes, and teachs about population, environmental change, disasters, and conservation issues in Latin America and Oceania. His recent research has involved the micro-ecology of coastal and marine resource use; the human dimensions of marine protected areas; participatory remote sensing, GIS, and mapping; resilience and vulnerability of coastal communities to climate change and natural disasters; and community-based resource management and development. I am the director and undergraduate adviser of the Sustainability Program. He is also affiliated with the Center for Latin American Studies and runs the Environmental Anthropology Lab (EAAL)