The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Laura López-Hoffman

Associate Professor
A.B. 1996, Princeton University
Ph.D. 2003, Stanford University
Office Location: 
ENR2 N363
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Rangelands
Our ecological science & policy research address impacts of human society & global change on ecosystems. Our objective is to contribute to the development of policies that protect ecosystems while sustaining their contributions to human well-being.
I teach Ecosystem Services: Science and Policy; co-lead a graduate seminar with Professor George Ruyle on ranching and large-landscape conservation & teach units in the ALRS GIDP graduate seminar and the Master’s in Development Practice seminar.
Research Topics: 
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Conservation Biology
Ecology Management and Restoration of Rangelands
Ecosystem Services
Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
Wildlife Ecology and Management