Jamie McDevitt-Galles is an associate director of development in the Environment, Energy and Sustainability themes at CU Boulder. Her professional background spans fundraising and development, research management, strategic and organizational leadership, conservation and program planning, communications, event planning and partnership development.
Jamie has been with CU Boulder since December 2018, working across various initiatives on collaborative research and development efforts in global engineering, resilience, sustainability, climate change, systems science and innovative technology platforms. She was previously the director of operations for the Society for Conservation Biology North America, chaired and coordinated large international conferences, developed and coordinated a professional MS program in Environmental Conservation, and conducted research in various fields including human dimensions of wildlife policy and conflict, tropical and avian ecology and conservation, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Jamie has worked across non-profit, academic and private sector institutions for 10 years. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Conservation Biology and Geography (Human-Environment Interactions) with minors in Environmental Studies and Global Cultures (Spanish language focus), and a Master of Science degree from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.