Ecology and Society (Jun 2014)

A pedagogical model for integrative training in conservation and sustainability

  • Meredith Welch-Devine,
  • Dean Hardy,
  • J. Peter. Brosius,
  • Nik Heynen

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 19, no. 2
p. 10


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The benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary training are well documented, and several reviews have discussed the particular importance of interdisciplinary training for conservation scholars and practitioners. We discuss the progress within one university program to implement specific training models, elements, and tools designed to move beyond remaining barriers to graduate-level, interdisciplinary conservation education.