Barron Orr

Professor and Geospatial Extension Specialist


Land degradation processes; social dimensions of natural resource management; resilience and environmental change, diffusion of innovation; knowledge transfer; technology adoption and the integration of local and scientific knowledge.


  • PhD, Arid Lands Resource Sciences, 2000, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • Master of International Affairs, 1988, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts in French and Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA