Tischa A. Munoz-Erickson
Research Social Scientist
Jardin Botanico Sur
1201 Calle Ceiba
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
- 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
- Munoz-Erickson, T.A. 2014. Co-production of knowledge-action systems in urban sustainable governance: The KASA approach.
- Munoz, Tischa A.; Cutts, B.B. 2016. Structural dimensions of knowledge-action networks for sustainability.
- Munoz-Erickson, T.A.; Lugo, A.E.; Melendez-Ackerman, E.; Santiago-Acevedo, L.E.; Seguinot-Barbosa, J.; Mendez-Lazaro, P. 2014. Knowledge to serve the city: insights from an emerging knowledge-action network to address vulnerability and sustainability in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Munoz, Tischa A. 2014. Multiple pathways to sustainability in the city: the case of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Munoz, Tischa A.; Lugo, A.E.; Quintero, B. 2014. Emerging synthesis themes from the study of social-ecological systems of a tropical city.
- Ramsey, Molly M.; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.; Mélendez-Ackerman, Elvia ; Nytch, Christopher J.; Branoff, Benjamin L.; Carrasquillo-Medrano, David . 2019. Overcoming barriers to knowledge integration for urban resilience: A knowledge systems analysis of two-flood prone communities in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Feagan, Mathieu ; Matsler, Marissa ; Meerow, Sara ; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.; Hobbins, Robert ; Gim, Changdeok ; Miller, Clark A. 2019. Redesigning knowledge systems for urban resilience.
- Pérez, Mervin E.; Meléndez-Ackerman, Elvia; Bonilla, Solhanlle; Bauer, Gerald; Volcán, Mirel; Pou, Ana; Caballero, Claudia; Cortés, Leonardo; Arendt, Wayne; Munoz, Tischa A.; Nowak, David. 2019. Urban-Forest Assessment in the Dominican Republic.
- Eakin, Hallie ; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.; Lemos, Maria Carmen. 2018. Critical Lines of Action for Vulnerability and Resilience Research and Practice: Lessons from the 2017 Hurricane Season.
- Miller, Thaddeus R.; Chester, Mikhail; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A. 2018. Rethinking infrastructure in an era of unprecedented weather events.
- Martinuzzi, Sebastián ; Ramos-González, Olga M.; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.; Locke, Dexter H.; Lugo, Ariel E.; Radeloff, Volker C. 2018. Vegetation cover in relation to socioeconomic factors in a tropical city assessed from sub-meter resolution imagery.
- Muñoz-Erickson, T.A.; Campbell, L.K.; Childers, D.L.; Grove, J.M.; Iwaniec, D.M.; Pickett, S.T.A.; Romolini, Michelle; Svendsen, Erika S. 2016. Demystifying governance and its role for transitions in urban social ecological systems.
- Grove, Morgan; Childers, Daniel L.; Galvin, Michael; Hines, Sarah J.; Munoz-Erickson, Tischa; Svendsen, Erika S. 2016. Linking science and decision making to promote an ecology for the city: practices and opportunities.
- Cutts, Bethany B.; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.; Shutters, Shade T. 2015. Public representation in water management -- A network analysis of organization and public perceptions in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Lugo, A.E.; Concepcion, C.M.; Santiago-Acevedo, L.E.; Munoz-Erickson, T.A.; Verdejo Ortiz, J.C.; Santiago-Bartolomei, R.; Forero-Montana, J.; Nytch, C.J.; Manrique, H.; Colon-Cortes, W. 2012. In search of an adaptive social-ecological approach to understanding a tropical city.
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Designing Knowledge Systems for Organizational Success
|From Disaster to Transformation: Lessons from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane María|
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|IITF and NRS each established a Charter for Urban Field Stations and Networks|
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|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 ...
|Understanding Vulnerability and Sustainability of Urban Social-ecological Systems in the Tropics|
Scientists of the San Juan Urban Long-Term Research Area (ULTRA) publish an interdisciplinary synthesis of social-ecological system research in ...
|i-Tree Serves as a Green Infrastructure Assessment Tool to Municipal Planners and Researchers in the Dominican Republic|
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