Dr. Cynnamon Dobbs Brown
Assistant Professor in Urban and Community Forestry
Natural Resources and the Environment
Dobbs is an ecologist and urban forester whose work specializes in socio-ecological systems. Her research focuses on how urban forests can contribute to human societies and attempts to identify urban issues that can be addressed through natural solutions.
Dobbs holds a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Melbourne. Before coming to UConn, Dobbs worked as an associate professor of urban forestry and ecology at the Universidad Mayor, and an associate professor of green infrastructure at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.