Jasmine K. Brown is a forestry doctoral student at Michigan State University, an interdisciplinary scholar, and social scientist. Her research interests include racial and gender diversity in natural resources, but more specifically, the enduring history of African Americans in forests and forestry. Brown serves as a Steering Committee member for the Women’s Forest Congress. She is also an active member of the Society of American Foresters Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, and MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences).
Brown previously worked with the U.S. Forest Service as a traveling Forestry Technician and Pathways Intern. Brown holds a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources from the University of Connecticut and a Master’s degree in Forest Ecosystems and Society from Oregon State University.