Sara Adlerstein-Gonzalez

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Sara Adlerstein-Gonzalez

Lecturer, School of Natural Resources and Environment

Mailing Address
School of Natural Resources and Environment
430 E. University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1115

Office Location(s): 138 Museums Annex
Phone: 734.764.4491
adlerste@umich.edu
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE)
  • About

    Sara Adlerstein, Ph.D., Lecturer I, has been a research faculty at the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan for 14 years. Her research program is centered on Great Lakes applied aquatic ecology, with emphasis on population assessments and ecosystem dynamics. Previously she worked at University of Hamburg, the Chilean Fishery Ministry and the International Pacific Halibut Commission, and she is expert on ecosystem effect of fisheries for a number of Marine Stewardship Council certifications for sustainable fisheries. She has authored over 50 peer review publications in scientific journals. Dr. Adlerstein is also a visual artist and she is involved with numerous projects bridging the arts and environmental sciences with particular focus on the role of art in conservation. She teaches classes that explore the multilayer relationships between culture and the environment. One of her contributions to art and conservation is the creation of the Art & Environment Gallery in SNRE where she is director and curator. Dr. Adlerstein is an artist member of the WSG gallery in Ann Arbor and her work is part of public and private collections in countries around the world. Her artwork is featured in Poemas de las Madres (Eastern Washington University Press, 1996).