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  • Lauer, M. 2013. Globalization, Pacific Islands, and the paradox of resilience. Global Environmental Change 23: 40-50.

  • Lauer, M. 2012. Oral traditions or situated practices? Understanding how indigenous communities respond to environmental disasters. Human Organization 71: 176-187.

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Educational Background

  • 2005 – PhD, University of California - Santa Barbara (Anthropology)

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  • Adaptive capacity, resilience, and coral reef state shifts in social-ecological systems

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