Dr. Marcelle E. (“Marci”) DuPraw is a collaboration specialist with over 25 years of experience in the environment, natural, and cultural resources arena. She provides facilitation, mediation, and collaborative capacity-building services. Marci holds a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Nova Southeastern University, a Master’s degree in Natural Resource Policy, Economics, and Management from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California. Marci has a particular passion for cross-cultural work and for collaborative capacity building.
Marci has provided consensus-building assistance for a wide range of issues, including wildlife, forestry, recreation, and wilderness management; landscape-scale ecosystem restoration; climate change; water quality and quantity; watershed management and restoration; river management and flow restoration; waste management; and environmental and public health. She has worked in Russia, Estonia, and Cyprus, as well as with over 30 Native American tribes. She has served on the Leadership Council of the Association for Conflict Resolution’s Environment and Public Policy Section, and of the Native Network. She served as the Spring, 2005, Visiting Practitioner to Syracuse University’s Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts. She currently serves on the University Network for Collaborative Governance, and is a member of the Large Landscape Practitioners’ Network. She was honored to receive the 2011 Sharon M. Pickett Award for Achievement in Environmental Protection through Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Association for Conflict Resolution.