CICR was established in January 2007 with the support of a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Spring 2013 Featured Researcher: Karen Allen is a PhD student in Integrative Conservation via the Department of Ecological and Environmental Anthropology at the University of Georgia. Her research examines the viability of market-based mechanisms for conservation in promoting sustainable development in Costa Rica. Karen’s research builds on her experience living in Costa Rica, where she witnessed … More ›
The Integrative Conservation Ph.D. program (ICON) is designed to ensure that students gain disciplinary depth in one of four fields – Anthropology, Geography, Ecology or Forestry – while also collaborating across disciplines and fields of practice to seek integrative solutions to complex conservation challenges.