The University of Arizona

America N. Lutz Ley | Global Change

America N. Lutz Ley

Research Interests: 

America is a Graduate Research Associate with the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and a Ph.D. student in Arid Lands Resource Sciences at the University of Arizona. She has a Master degree in Social Sciences, with major in Public Affairs from El Colegio de Sonora, and a Bachelor degree in Psychology, with major in Educational Psychology from the Universidad de Sonora, both from her country, Mexico. In year 2012 she was awarded a Fulbright-Garcia Robles scholarship for graduate studies in the US, and a Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) fellowship. Her research interests focus on the adaptive management of water resources in face of global change phenomena in urban and rural arid scenarios; emphasizing the processes involving social constructions of water issues, development of institutions, and the role of social networks of water users in the definition of problems and solutions of resource management.   

Arid Lands