Chad Monfreda
Doctoral Student, Arizona State University
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Chad Monfreda is a doctoral student in the Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology at Arizona State University. His research deals with global environmental governance, with a focus on emerging markets for environmental services. Prior to joining ASU's Center for Science, Policy & Outcomes and the Project on Global and Comparative Knowledges in 2007, he worked in Montpellier, France on a series of worldwide consultations toward an International Mechanism of Scientific Expertise on Biodiversity (IMoSEB). In 2007, Chad earned a master’s degree in environment & resources from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), where, as a research assistant, he produced a new generation of global crop maps. He also has worked extensively on a popular indicator called the ecological footprint at the sustainability think tank Redefining Progress, and has written about sustainability science for various venues, including WorldChanging.com.

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