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Stephen E. Cornelius

Program Officer, Conservation and Sustainable Development (Latin America)

Stephen Cornelius is a Program Officer in Conservation & Sustainable Development.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Cornelius directed the Sonoran Desert Program for the Sonoran Institute focusing on cross-border collaboration between U.S. and Mexican resource managers, residents and non-governmental organizations. Before this he was a Peace Corps volunteer, helping to establish the Costa Rican National Parks System and later as Regional Wildlife Coordinator for World Wildlife Fund (WWF) managing WWF's conservation program in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean for seven years.

Cornelius has a M.S. in Wildlife Sciences from Texas A&M University and a B.S. in Wildlife & Fisheries Biology from Iowa State University.

Stephen E. Cornelius works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

Conservation & Sustainable Development

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