Colleen Murphy-Dunning is the Director of the Urban Resources Initiative. Colleen received her B.S. in Public and Environmental Affairs from Indiana University, and a M.S. in Forestry from Humboldt State University. In addition to leading URI, Ms. Murphy-Dunning partners with faculty at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies to instruct courses in environmental justice, monitoring and evaluation methods, and urban ecology. Prior to coming to Yale University in 1995, she taught agroforestry at the Kenya Forestry College as a Peace Corps volunteer. She also led the New Guinea campaign for Rainforest Action Network from 1988-90.