Jasmine K. Brown is a Forestry doctoral student at Michigan State University. 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.
Brown is also a content strategist, researcher, and writer at Oregon State University’s Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy. She has supported several projects related to workforce development, career pathways, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the outdoor industry.
Brown previously worked with the U.S. Forest Service as a traveling Forestry Technician and Pathways Intern. She 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.