Research and Academic Coordinator
Kristina recently completed her PhD here at UCD in the Ecology program, focusing on restoration and range ecology. She also holds degrees in soil science and animal science. She brings expertise in agro-ecology with special interest in enhancing synergistic relationships between people, soils, plants, and animals via sustainable and regenerative agricultural practices that incorporate adaptive decision-making processes.
She will be serving as the research coordinator for Russell Ranch, and will be leading and participating in research, outreach, and education endeavors and fundraising efforts.
Kristina hails from northern Oregon and southern California, and has a background that includes working in areas like bookkeeping, human resource management, and even training lions!