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Post Doctoral Researcher
Year Started: 
2010
Introduction: 

Cristy is a social science post doctoral researcher with the Chicago Wilderness science team and the RESTORE project (Rethinking Ecological and Social Theories of Restoration Ecology).  RESTORE focuses on how decision making and planning processes influence biodiversity outcomes in Chicago's restored oak woodlands and savannas.  Cristy leads the social science research and collaborates heavily with researchers from the USDA Forest Service, UIC, DePaul University, and UIUC.