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Barbara Knuth

Barbara Knuth is the dean of Cornell’s Graduate School and professor of natural resources in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She serves on the Faculty Advisory Board of the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Her current research examines risk perception, communication, and management focused on fisheries affected by chemical contaminants; ecosystem-based management approaches for Great Lakes and marine systems; and factors influencing human stewardship and use of natural resources, particularly fish and wildlife. As dean of the Graduate School, she oversees graduate education at Cornell.

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