Jensen Reitz Montambault
Interdisciplinary Scientist & Director, Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP)
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Jensen is an Interdisciplinary Scientist and has served as the director of the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) since 2017. In the 9 years prior, she served The Nature Conservancy as a senior scientist and a member of SNAPP’s Science Advisory Council. She has served as Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland and Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship at the University of Virginia.
Prior to joining SNAPP, Jensen managed diverse programs including the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Migratory Bird Program at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Conservation International’s Rapid Assessment Program and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua.
A National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Jensen received her doctorate in Interdisciplinary Ecology from the University of Florida the effects of human activity on endemic land birds in the Kingdom of Tonga and Turks and Caicos Islands.