Callie Berman, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer in Economic Development
Faculty of Business Administration

Ph.D. in Development Studies
University of Cambridge, U.K.


Dr. Callie Berman specializes in the intersection of natural resource management and knowledge systems. Her research investigates the role of regional development experiences and land use histories in shaping sustainability ideas and conservation practice. With over twelve years of experience working in the agriculture sector and livestock production in the United States, her work integrates academic research with practical insight.

Dr. Bermans areas of academic expertise includes the role of local knowledge in enabling particular forms of land management institutions and systems. Developing frameworks for tracing knowledge creation processes, her work has been applied to case studies in fisheries and livestock management in Eurasia.  She has been active in a variety of development projects, leading Engineers Without Borders teams on structural and water systems engineering projects in Latin America.

Dr. Callie Berman has received her Ph.D. degree in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge (UK), MPhil in Development Studies and Bachelors of Science Degrees in Geology and Environment & Natural Resources and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies from the University of Wyoming (USA).