Evans Mwangi

Mellon Global Scholar

Fall 2009

  • Biodiversity Conservation and Management in Africa (AFRS 204)
Phone (207) 721-5146
Title Mellon Global Scholar
Department Environmental Studies
Work Location 307 Adams Hall
E-Mail emwangi@bowdoin.edu
Evans Mwangi: Bowdoin College

Evans Mwangi teaches conservation biology of the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He is also an environment and natural resources expert specializing with the conservation and management of biological diversity, human-ecosystem dynamics and climate change. His work experience spans academic, scientific, international development, governments and intergovernmental bodies. Previous work engagements include as adjunct faculty for St Lawrence University; regional advisor in the UN-Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; program officer at the United Nations Environment Program and; senior scientist for Kenya Wildlife Service.

Dr Mwangi holds Ph.D and M.Sc and B.Sc from the University of Nairobi, and is currently the Melon Global Scholar in environmental studies at Bowdoin College.

Recent Courses

Biodiversity Conservation and Management in Africa
An examination of the biodiversity crisis facing Africa and methods for slowing down or reversing the rapid loss of species and ecosystem’s that Africa is experiencing. Explores the social, cultural, historical, economic and political context of the relationship between African peoples and the continent’s living natural resources, as well as the past, present, and future of biodiversity. (Same as Africana Studies 204).