Dr. Ingrid "Indy" Burke is Director of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources including its academic programs, the Ruckelshaus Institute, and the Biodiversity Institute. She is a Wyoming Excellence Chair at the University of Wyoming and faculty member in the departments of Botany in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Renewable Resources in the College of Agriculture. Prior to her current role, Indy was a professor in the Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship at Colorado State University (CSU). She was also a University Distinguished Teaching Scholar and co-Director of CSU's Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. In a career of more than 25 years, with a focus on the Rocky Mountain West, Indy has served as a member of several National Research Council (NRC) committees to review national environmental research programs and policies, and as a member of the NRC Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. She is an associate editor of Ecological Applications and has been on the editorial board of the Ecosystems journal and of Forest Ecology and Management. She is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute of Biological Sciences and the Ecological Society of America. Indy received her Ph.D. in botany (1987) at UW, and her B.S. (1980) at Middlebury College.
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