Laurie Monti

Laurie Monti is a Cultural Ecologist at the Prescott College Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies. Her research and practice focuses on bio-cultural diversity and social and ecological health, with a Ph.D from University of Arizona in Arid Lands Resource Sciences-Ethno Ecology and Medical Anthropology, and an M.S. in Community Health and Pediatrics from St. Louis University.

During the last twenty years she has lived and worked in Southwest US and Northern Mexico, teaching with universities, developing intercultural community programs and guiding philanthropic investments to address complex social and ecological challenges that face indigenous communities living.