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Marci DuPraw

Senior Program Manager

Marcelle E. DuPraw, Ph.D., is a consensus-building facilitator, mediator, and collaboration specialist with over 30 years of experience in environmental and cross-cultural collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution. Marci joined the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation (Udall Foundation) team in 2018 to serve as a Senior Program Manager within the John S. McCain III National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution (National Center). In this position, Marci manages the National Center’s support to the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee and is heading up an assessment of the National Center’s potential role in the climate arena. Marci holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of California; a Master of Arts in Natural Resource Policy, Economics, and Management from the University of Michigan; and a doctorate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research Methods. Themes in Marci’s work include landscape-scale collaboration, cross-cultural collaboration, and collaborative capacity building. Marci has served on the Leadership Council of the Udall Foundation’s Native Network and of the Association for Conflict Resolution’s (ACR) Environment and Public Policy Sector, as well as the Steering Committee of the University Network for Collaborative Governance. She has worked overseas in Russia, China, Estonia, Cyprus, and Denmark, and with over 50 Native American Tribes. In 2011, ACR honored Marci with the Sharon M. Pickett award for achievements in environmental protection through alternative dispute resolution.

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