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electronic research materials related to society, population, and health. He is currently president of the Consortium of Social Science Associations and has served in the past as chair of the Social Sciences, Nursing, Epidemiology and Methods-3 Study Section of the National Institutes of Health, and as a member of the NRC’s Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, as well as other national advisory committees and editorial boards. He has a B.A. from Columbia University (1971) and M.A. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976) degrees from Princeton University.


Wolfgang Lutz has been the leader of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis’s Population Project since 1992. He is also adjunct professor for demography and social statistics at the University of Vienna and served as a secretary general for the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. His main interests are in population forecasting, family demography, and population-environment analysis. He has written or edited numerous books and scientific articles and book chapters. Lutz studied philosophy, mathematics, and statistics at the universities of Munich, Vienna, Helsinki, and Pennsylvania. He has a Ph.D. in demography from the University of Pennsylvania (1983) and a second doctorate (habilitation) from the University of Vienna (1998).


Emilio F. Moran is the James H. Rudy professor of anthropology at Indiana University, professor of environmental sciences, adjunct professor of geography, director of the Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change, and codirector of the Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and Environmental Change. He is also lead scientist of the Land Use Cover Change (LUCC) Focus 1-Land Use Dynamics Office. His research has focused on the Amazon for the past 30 years. He is the author of numerous books, journal articles, and book chapters, and has edited several volumes. He is trained in anthropology, tropical ecology, tropical soil science, and remote sensing. He served for six years on the NRC’s Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change and currently serves on its Geographical Sciences Committee. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Florida (1975).


Dennis S. Ojima is a senior research scientist at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory and an assistant professor in the Rangeland Ecosystem Science Department at Colorado State University. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in ecosystem modeling and land use change and lectures in a number of departments, including the anthropology, atmospheric, and natural resource departments. He has edited books and authored reports and papers on diverse topics related to ecosystem science. He has a B.A. in botany from Pomona College (1975), an M.Ag. from the



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