KRISTER ANDERSSON (Ph.D., Indiana University, 2002) joined the faculty in 2005. His research focuses primarily on governmental reforms to address social and environmental problems in developing countries and has been published in some 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and books. His latest book “Pursuing Sustainability” (2016, Princeton University Press, coauthored with Pamela Matson and William C. Clark) uses case studies to present and illustrate a strategic framework for linking knowledge with action in the pursuit of sustainable development. His work is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States International Development Agency (USAID), as well as the Ford, MacArthur, and Rockefeller Foundations. In 2007, he was awarded the Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellowship in Sustainability Science by Harvard University. He currently serves as the Director of The Center for the Governance of Natural Resource, which seeks to bring together scholars committed to conducting collaborative and problem-driven research that can bring new insights to decision-making processes in society.