Dr. Tim Waring will lead an international working group to develop evolutionary theory for describing social-ecological system change at the Konrad Lorenz Institute in Austria. The working group will convene global experts over two years to develop new and useful theory to understand how human and natural system interact. Dr. Waring will be leading the research group in tandem with Maja Schlüter, Associate professor at the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University in Sweden. Dr. Schlüter’s studies factors that drive change in social-ecological systems globally.
Dr. Waring holds a joint appointment in the School of Economics and the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine. Learn more about his research and teaching here: timwaring.info.