Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Mary Burak

Voss Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environment and Society
Research Interests Conservation biology, Landscape ecology, Conservation genetics, Molecular ecology, Carbon cycle, Biogeochemistry, Wildlife connectivity strategy


Mary Burak is a wildlife scientist, conservationist, and National Geographic Explorer passionate about all aspects of conservation, particularly balancing human-wildlife needs in shared landscapes. She is interested in navigating landscape management strategies amidst balancing the needs of healthy ecosystems, conservation priorities, and human welfare. She is currently a Fulbright Research Scholar in Kenya.