Bio


Rachel's research focuses on examining the resilience of the Peruvian Amazon to human activities using interview, molecular ecology, and remote sensing tools. She focuses on gold mining and agriculture. More information at: www.rachelengstrand.com

Education & Certifications


  • MSc, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Joint Masters in Ecology and Evolution (2013)
  • MSc, Harvard University, Joint Masters in Ecology and Evolution (2013)
  • MSc, Universit√© Montpellier 2, Joint Masters in Ecology and Evolution (2013)
  • BA, New York University, Molecular Biology (2010)

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Rachel studies ecosystem resilience to gold mining and agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon. www.rachelengstrand.com