Christina is an Assistant Professor and Natural Resources Specialist, serving the state of Nevada, Great Basin, and Sierra Nevada regions. Her emphasis is on wildland fire science, forestry, and natural resource management. She is also the Director of the Living With Fire Program. Christina’s background is in applied forest and fire ecology. Her research has looked at the intersection of land management and forest resilience to fire, drought, and climate change. She has worked extensively in science outreach and communication, translating ecological principles to resource management and forest and fire policy. Christina’s work has spanned the western United States and has focused more recently in the Sierra Nevada region of California and Nevada.