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Doctor of Science honoris causa Dr Pamela Matson

Dean Pamela Matson receives honorary degree from McGill University

Dean Pamela Matson was awarded an honorary degree from McGill University at its 2017 commencement. Matson's research addresses the sustainability of agricultural systems and the vulnerability of people and places to climate change.

Dr. Pamela Matson is the Chester Naramore Dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor in Environmental Studies at Stanford, and a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment. An interdisciplinary Earth scientist and an organizational strategist, Dr. Matson works to reconcile the needs of people and those of the planet. Her research addresses the sustainability of agricultural systems and the vulnerability of people and places to climate change.

A MacArthur Fellow and an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Matson is also a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and a Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, Ecological Society of America, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2013 she was named one of the top “100 Women of Influence” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

View the original article on the McGill Reporter.