Center for Earth System Science
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Myanna Lahsen (PhD, Anthropology) is Associate Researcher in the Earth System Science Center at the Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE) in Brazil. She was, until recently, Social Science Officer in the Brazil-based Regional Office of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and Research Scientist II at the University of Colorado’s Center for Science and Technology Policy Research in Boulder, USA. Myanna's research focuses on environmental science policy and politics in the US and Brazil, with primary attention to socio-cultural dynamics, global environmental change, and development issues. In addition to numerous, multi-year research grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation, Myanna has received fellowship awards under the Jacob K. Javits and EPA STAR fellowship programs, and in the Advanced Study Program at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research and Harvard’s Kennedy school of Government.