Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey

Teaching Assistant Professor

University of Colorado Boulder

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Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey is an interdisciplinary environmental and social scientist working at the nexus of science, policy, and natural resource management with particular reference to human and environmental system adaptation to stressors. Osborne-Gowey applies mixed methods to explore complex interactions between humans and the rest of the natural world drawing from the fields of natural resource management and conservation, sociology, communication, economics, and public policy. His current research work is situated in the United States, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh where he is working in rural agricultural communities (Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) and communities of people living with wildfire (United States) to explore how social and environmental stressors shape livelihoods, decision-making and adaptation to water scarcity and changing environmental conditions.

Osborne-Gowey is a Fellow with the National Social-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC and is a Research Associate with the Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO He previously worked for more than 15 years as an aquatic/landscape ecologist with Federal and State agencies, universities, and private and non-profit consulting firms throughout the Western United States.

Osborne-Gowey enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with his partner and kids, friends, and animals. His favorite activities include camping, backpacking, fishing, hunting, forest foraging, fly tying, traveling, photography, reading, gardening, geocaching, and homebrewing/distilling.