Dr. Renee Richer is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Marinette where she teaches a number of biology courses. Dr. Richer received her B.A. in biology from the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. in biology from Harvard University in 2004. Dr. Richer held the position of Assistant Professor and Director of the Environmental Conservation and Research Center of the American University of Armenia. There she taught environmental science and ecological economics. Her work with bird life in Armenia was recognized by the Whitley Award, UK’s largest conservation award. From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Richer served as an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q), where she taught introductory biology. Dr. Richer has extensive knowledge and practical experience in conservation and sustainable development having served as an ecological consultant in a number of projects for industrial development in Qatar. She has authored and edited many technical reports and scientific journal articles and two of her published books focus on the Qatari Flora and Conservation in Qatar.
- Environment and Development: Policies for our sustainable future (book; co-editor)
- Sustainable development in Qatar: Challenges and opportunities
- An illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar (book; co-author)
- The persistence of cyanobacterial toxins in desert soils
- Featured in Qatar National Research Fund Newsletter, Issue 16, May 2015