Professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; Founding Director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA
Dr. Pincetl conducts research on environmental policies and governance and analyzes how institutional rules construct how natural resources and energy are used to support human activities and create Earth Systems impacts. Her focus is on social and environmental justice and the need to develop equitable strategies to reduce human impacts on the planet. She is expert in bringing together interdisciplinary teams of researchers across the biophysical and engineering sciences with the social sciences to address problems of complex urban systems and environmental management.
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