Victoria Reyes-García (PhD in Anthropology, 2001, University of Florida) is ICREA Research Professor at the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). Her research focuses on the relevance of Indigenous and local knowledge systems to understand and address the environmental and climatic crises. She has co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, co-edited three books, and trained 20 PhD students. Between 2010-15, she directed an ERC Starting Grant to study the relations between biological and cultural diversity using a cross-cultural approach. In 2017, she received an ERC Consolidator Grant to study the contribution of Indigenous and local knowledge to climate change research. She has contributed to international policy-oriented efforts, including the IPBES Global and Transformative Change Assessments and the IPBES-IPCC Report. Since 2021 she is International Member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States.
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ICREA and Autonomous University of Barcelona