T.M. O’Connor and Regents Professor

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management


Research Themes
  • Resilience-based Management
  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Translational Science – Management Knowledge
Teaching Program  
  • Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Social-Ecological Systems
  • Graduate Seminar Mentor


Professor Briske’s scholarship and pedagogy focus on the ecological function, management strategies, and policy implications on global rangelands. His teaching program emphasizes preparation of the next generation of leaders to navigate the challenging environmental issues of our time. His scholarship seeks to create translational science to inform natural resource managers and policy makers of options and tradeoffs regarding the resilience of rangeland systems.

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