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Lauren Kuby

Lauren Kuby
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Manager of Events and Community Engagement, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Senior Grant Proposal Writer/Editor, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Lauren.Kuby@asu.edu
480-965-8840

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875402
Tempe, AZ 85287-5402

Lauren Kuby was elected to the City Council in Tempe, AZ -- her first elected office -- on a sustainability platform in 2014. She is a long-time community leader and environmentalist who has served as an advocate for vulnerable populations and climate-change action, as well as a national champion for cities as incubators of innovation. Author and veteran journalist Juan Gonzales recently featured Lauren in his book Reclaiming Gotham, citing her as evidence of a growing movement of cities taking progressive action and challenging legislative pre-emption.

As manager of community engagement for Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Kuby champions urban sustainability practices and solutions and brings together the ASU community, local small businesses, nonprofits, and neighborhood organizations to address pressing environmental, economic, and social concerns.  As a Councilmember for the City of Tempe, she has led efforts for environmental and worker protections, animal welfare, equal pay, urban forestry, government transparency, and campaign-finance reform. 

MA, Public History, Arizona State University, 1992

AB, History, University of Chicago, 1980

Journal Articles

2007

McDonald, R. I., C. Yuan-Farrell, C. Fievet, M. S. Moeller, P. M. Kareiva, D. R. Foster, T. Gragson, A. P. Kinzig, L. H. Kuby and C. L. Redman. 2007. Estimating the effect of protected lands on the development and conservation of their surroundings. Conservation Biology 21(6):1526-1536. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00799.x. (link )

2004

Redman, C. L., J. M. Grove and L. H. Kuby. 2004. Integrating social science into the Long-Term Ecological (LTER) network: Social dimensions of ecological change and ecological dimensions of social change. Ecosystems 7(2):161-171. (link )

Posters

2006

Redman, C. L., C. K. Perrings, L. Murphy, B. L. Shears and L. H. Kuby. 2006. School of Sustainability: A new approach to education. Poster presented at the September 20-23 LTER All Scientist Meeting, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO.

2005

Gober, P., C. L. Redman, B. L. Shears, L. H. Kuby, J. A. Zehnder and S. Grossman-Clarke. 2005. The International Institute for Sustainability and The Decision Center for a Desert City: Research with a purpose. Poster presented at the February 3, 2005 Annual Meeting of the National Council for Science and the Environment, Washington, DC.

2004

Redman, C. L., A. P. Kinzig, D. R. Foster, M. P. Gutmann, P. M. Kareiva and L. H. Kuby. 2004. Agrarian landscapes in transition: A cross-scale approach. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2003

Redman, C. L., A. P. Kinzig and L. H. Kuby. 2003. Agricultural landscapes in transition: A cross-scale approach. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Newspaper Articles

2003

Kuby, L. H. 2003. What does the future hold for CAP 2 research?. Center for Environmental Studies Newsletter 6(1):1.

2001

Kuby, L. H. 2001. Environmental Risk Group: Paving the way for interdisciplinary cooperation. Center for Environmental Studies Newsletter 4(1):1.

Kuby, L. H. 2001. Spotlights: CAP LTER research "nuggets". 4(1):2.

Kuby, L. H. 2001. Spotlights: CAP LTER's 3rd annual symposium. Center for Environmental Studies Newsletter 4(1):2.

2000

Kuby, L. H. 2000. CAP LTER 200-point survey begins in spring!. Center for Environmental Studies Newsletter 3(1):1.

Kuby, L. H. 2000. Spotlights: Tim Craig's research on bruchid beetle populations with Valley schools. Center for Environmental Studies Newsletter 3(1):2.

Reports

2007

Grimm, N. B., C. Gries, L. H. Kuby, M. L. Nation, K. Stinchfield, L. K. Williams and C. D. Zisner. 2007. CAP LTER Phase 2 2007 Annual Report. Global Institute of Sustainability. Annual Progress Report to National Science Foundation (link )

2006

Grimm, N. B., C. Gries, L. H. Kuby, M. L. Nation, K. Stinchfield, L. K. Williams and C. D. Zisner. 2006. CAP LTER Phase 2 2006 Annual Report. Global Institute of Sustainability. Annual Progress Report to National Science Foundation (link )

2005

Grimm, N. B., B. L. Shears, C. Gries, L. H. Kuby, K. Stinchfield, L. K. Williams and C. D. Zisner. 2005. CAP LTER Phase 2 2005 Annual Report. International Institute of Sustainability. Annual Progress Report to National Science Foundation (link )

2004

Shears, B. L., D. Hope, N. B. Grimm, L. H. Kuby, C. D. Zisner and L. K. Williams. 2004. CAP LTER 2003-2004 Annual Progress Report. Center for Environmental Studies. Annual Progress Report to the National Science Foundation (link )

Shears, B. L., D. Hope, N. B. Grimm, L. H. Kuby, C. D. Zisner, L. K. Williams and M. L. Nation. 2004. CAP LTER Final Report 1997-2004. Center for Environmental Studies. Final Report to National Science Foundation (link )

2003

Shears, B. L., N. B. Grimm, L. H. Kuby, C. D. Zisner and L. K. Williams. 2003. CAP LTER 2002-2003 Annual Progress Report. Center for Environmental Studies. Annual Progress Report to the National Science Foundation (link )

2002

Shears, B. L., N. B. Grimm, L. H. Kuby, C. D. Zisner and L. K. Williams. 2002. CAP LTER 2001-2002 Annual Progress Report. Center for Environmental Studies. Annual Progress Report (link )

2000

Shears, B. L., N. B. Grimm, L. H. Kuby, C. D. Zisner, K. Stinchfield and N. S. Jones. 2000. Year 3 Progress Report: Land-use change and ecological processes in an urban ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert. Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. (link )