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Tischa A. Munoz-Erickson

Research Social Scientist
Jardin Botanico Sur
San Juan, PR 00926-119
Phone: 787-764-7097
Contact Tischa A. Munoz-Erickson


  • School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Ph.D. Sustainability, 2012
  • Northern Arizona University, M.S. Environmental Science and Policy, 2004
  • Prescott College, B.A. Environmental Studies, 1999

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University
    2014 - Current
  • Adjunct Faculty, Center for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, Arizona State University
    2013 - Current
  • Research Social Scientist, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, USDA Forest Service
    2012 - Current
  • Project Manager, San Juan Urban Long-Term Research Area (ULTRA)
    2009 - Current
  • Science Student-Trainee, Chief's Scholar Program, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, USDA Forest Service
    2012 - 2012
  • Research Assistant, Advancing Conservation in a Social Context, Arizona State University
    2008 - 2009
  • Research Associate, Forest Ecosystem Restoration Analysis (ForestERA) Project
    2004 - 2006
  • Project Manager, Integrated Monitoring for Sustainability (IMfoS) Project
    2004 - 2006

Featured Publications & Products

Research Highlights


New Approaches to Understanding Socioecological Systems in Cities: the San Juan ULTRA Approach


Online Mapping Tool Helps Identify Green Areas for Sustainability Planning in San Juan

The tool also allows multiple stakeholders in the city to deliberate and model multiple scenarios for green connectivity and their utility in ad ...


Last updated on : 12/01/2014