Dr. Krys Stave has been a professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas for the past 17 years. She uses a systems perspective in her research and teaching to promote sustainable environmental management, increase community understanding of environmental issues, and increase public participation in environmental decision-making. She teaches systems modeling, conducts research on the effectiveness of systems models for environmental decision-making, and works with stakeholder groups to develop models for specific issues. Her current research focuses on developing simulation models for discovery learning about sustainability and examining social-ecological systems (SESs).
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Operations Research, and an M.S. degree in Systems Analysis and Policy Design, and received her doctorate is from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She She spent the 2013-2014 as a US Fulbright Scholar at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, working with the Blue Nile Water Institute.
Krystyna Stave, Ph.D.
School of Environmental and Public Affairs
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454030
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4030