Dr. Julie Snorek is a Research Associate in the Environmental Studies Department of Dartmouth College. As a social ecologist, Julie Snorek has been developing an intricate understanding of social, ecological, and political transitions in the Sahel and Sahara where she has lived and worked for over twelve years with rural, nomadic and semi-nomadic societies. Throughout her research, Snorek strives to engage in a co-production of knowledge and to support and enhance practices of sustainability. She received her Ph.D from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2016 and her M.S. from SIT Graduate Institute in 2010.