Cristina Eisenberg is an ecologist, author, and the Chief Scientist at Earthwatch Institute, USA. She develops strategic initiatives to explore key environmental sustainability issues and establish partnerships with principal investigators. In her ecological research, Cristina focuses on wolves and fire in Rocky Mountain ecosystems. She has a master’s degree in conservation biology from Prescott College and a PhD in Forestry and Wildlife from Oregon State University.
Cristina is a Smithsonian Research Associate, a Boone and Crockett Club professional member, and a Black Earth Institute Scholar/Advisor. Her first book, The Wolf’s Tooth, was published in 2010 by Island Press; her second book, The Carnivore Way, was published by Island Press in May 2014; and she is currently writing a book about climate change entitled, Taking the Heat: Wildlife, Food Webs, and Extinction in a Warming World.
Cristina serves on the editorial boards of the Ecological Society of America and Oregon State University Press, is the book review editor for Ecology, and serves as the nonfiction editor for Whitefish Review.