Cassandra Moseley, Institute for a Sustainable Environment

Cassandra Moseley
Academic Areas:
Environment, Forest, Planning, Policy, Natural Resources

Cassandra Moseley is an expert in natural resource policy, including forest, wildfire, bioenergy, rural development policy and federal land management. At the University of Oregon, she is a research professor and director of the Ecosystem Workforce Program. She has studied the changing face of wildfire management in the West and has a particular focus on how natural resource policies affect rural communities, businesses and workers, including immigrant forest workers. She examines how communities organize to increase resiliency to economic, social and environmental change.

Contact: | 541-346-4545


Recent Media:
Better forest management won’t end wildfires, but it can reduce the risks – here’s how (The Conversation, Nov. 20, 2018)
The government is running out of money to fight California’s wildfires (The Daily Beast, Aug. 9, 2018)
Growing costs of fighting wildfires as seasons continue to lengthen (Wisconsin Public Radio, July 30, 2018)
Spiraling wildfire fighting costs are largely beyond the Forest Service’s control (The Conversation, July 25, 2018)
On fire, out west (National Public Radio, Oct. 12, 2017)
Governments and homeowners are burning through cash due to California's devastating wildfires (VICE, Sept. 16, 2015)
New approaches to managing big, expensive wildfires (Oregon Public Broadcasting, May 27, 2015)