Karlyn Eckman

Adjunct faculty

Accepting PhD Students


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Personal profile

Personal profile

Former Senior Research Associate and adjunct faculty, Water Resources Science (WRS), Natural Resources Science and Management (NRSM), and Forest Resources (FR), University of Minnesota. I retired from the University of Minnesota in 2016 but remain active as a graduate student advisor (current adjunct faculty member), and participate in international research proposals and projects. Former PI of the Mizoram (India) land use/water collaboration with Mizoram University and Kohima Science College (Nagaland), which is ongoing. Current member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee, Department of Forest Resources.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

External Positions

Lead consultant, Mekong River Commission


Chief Technical Advisor and Consultant, FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION - UN


Research Interest Keywords

  • Evaluation
  • Community Engagement
  • Watersheds
  • Agroforestry
  • International development