Kenneth Bauer is the Program Manager of the Human Development and the War & Peace Studies Programs at the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. Dr. Bauer is also Senior Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology and the AMES program, I teach courses on environment and development issues, with a regional focus on Asia and thematic interests in state-society relations, biodiversity conservation, and climate change. Among my research interests are nomad settlement in Tibetan areas of China and economic development in the Himalayas. Ken has more than 20 years of experience as a development consultant for a variety of organizations including UNDP, Asian Development Bank, USAID, TetraTech, and Winrock International. Ken holds a BA from Brown University, an MSc from University of California-Berkeley, and a DPhil degree from the University of Oxford.