Will is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science, and his primary interest is the environmental politics of developing countries. His work has focused on local and state-level management of renewable resources. He holds a Master’s degree in political science from the University of British Columbia, where he researched illegal logging and REDD+ implementation. He has also studied the conditions under which local user groups act collectively to manage forests sustainably. Will’s more recent work has looked at natural resource booms and the impacts they have on how citizens go about securing their land rights.
M.A. University of Washington 2016
M.A. University of British Columbia 2013
M.A.T. University of Vermont 2007
B.A. University of Vermont 2006