Background and activities

Dr. Barron’s research interests are broadly on understanding different knowledge systems for addressing human-environment challenges in the areas of conservation and resource management, alternative economics, and sustainability. She has worked extensively on social and institutional dimensions of fungal conservation. Her current research is on place-based sustainability theory and practice. From 2018-2021 she is serving as a coordinating lead author for an IPBES Assessment on the Sustainable Use of Wild Species.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Barron, Elizabeth; Hess, Jaqueline. (2020) Non-human ‘labor’: the work of earth others. The Handbook of Diverse Economies.