Daniel Zarin is Director of Programs of the Climate and Land Use Alliance since its inception in 2010. He was previously Senior Advisor to the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. From 1995-2009, Dan was a university professor, first at the University of New Hampshire and subsequently at the University of Florida. He has a B.A. in History, a Master’s of Forest Science from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dan has published widely on forest ecology, management, and policy, and the interface between deforestation and climate change.