Workshop Participant Bios
Clyde Goulden, Ph.D.
Title/s: Director, Asia Center
Director, Institute for Mongolian
Biodiversity & Ecological Studies
Academy of Natural Science at Drexel
University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Clyde Goulden is the Director of the Asian Center and director of Institute for Mongolian Biodiversity and Ecological Studies (IMBES), Patrick Center, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. He has a doctoral degree in zoology from Indiana University, a master’s and bachelor’s degree in biology from Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia.
Dr. Goulden is interested in the interaction between human activity and climate change impacts on ecosystems and nomadic pastoralism in Asia. He also focuses on biodiversity and ecological conservation, environmental protection and capacity building in developing countries. He has made extensive contributions in books and articles. His most recent writings have been blog entries “Herder Perceptions of Climate Change” in New York Times June 30, 2011, and “The Consequences of Unpredictable Weather, New York Times, August 1, 2011.