Michael Drescher, PhD
Beginning his career at Ruhr-Univeristät Bochum studying biology, then Utrecht University for life sciences, followed by obtaining a PhD from Wageningen University, School of Production Ecology and Resource Conservation in 2003. Joining the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in 2005, and completed postdoctoral research at the University of Toronto and University of Guelph. Dr. Drescher joined the University of Waterloo in 2010, being appointed an Associate Professor in 2015. Dr. Drescher’s research has been published in leading international journals including Climate Research, Conservation Letters, Ecology & Society, Journal of Applied Ecology, and Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. He has advised and directly supervised both Masters and PhD students.