Clare Aslan, Ph.D.
Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes
Clare Aslan is co-director of the Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes. She also serves as an associate professor and associate director of the School of Earth and Sustainability. She performs solutions-oriented research targeting critical conservation challenges that span disciplines, scales, and systems. Her research interests include global biodiversity implications of mutualism disruption and novel mutualism formation; cross-boundary connectivity; endangered species conservation; plant-animal interactions; restoration of interspecific interactions; socioecological dynamics; and social-ecological resilience. She has authored or co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications. She has advised 28 graduate students, including eight doctoral students. Clare is a lifetime member of the Society for Conservation Biology and was a Smith Conservation Postdoctoral Fellow. She was awarded NAU’s Most Promising New Scholar Award in 2018.