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Shauna Mahajan

Conservation Science Research Associate

Shauna is a conservation social scientist interested in how science informs decision-making, the practical applications of resilience theory, and participatory research methods. At WWF, Shauna's work focuses on the science behind conservation monitoring and evaluation, and supports the development of institution-wide monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) systems. Current projects also include MEL for community-based conservation, and evaluating the social impacts of Fishery Improvement Projects. Her past research has taken her to explore the agriculture landscapes of Quebec; river basins in the eastern United States, and fishing communities in the Indian Ocean. She holds a BA from McGill University and a M.Sc. from the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

Email: shauna.mahajan@wwfus.org