M.S.Candidate Professional Science Management - Environmental Policy, Oregon State University; Master's Natural Resources- Water Conflict Management, Oregon State University; B.S. Biology - Ecology, University of Montana at Missoula
Luca De Stefanis joined the Institute for Natural Resources in the summer of 2012 after fourteen years of experience in the areas of environmental and conservation analysis, planning and design having worked throughout North America and Europe. Currently, he is working on his Master's degree at Oregon State University in the Professional Science Management program studying Environmental Policy with a minor in business and a Master's in Natural Resource Management specializing in Water Conflict Management. Luca's natural resource policy interests are water resources, climate change, land use development, collaborative governance and conflicts over natural resources. Luca enjoys global travel when the opportunity lends itself and when at home in Oregon he prefers road biking, backpacking in the Cascades, Italian rustic cooking and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.