Nathan Schulfer

Director of International and Professional MS Programs, Nelson Institute

Nathan Schulfer is the director of the international and professional MS programs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. In his role, Schulfer manages the Institute’s two professional MS degree programs while leading the Institute’s efforts to build and strengthen networks with NGOs, government units, and private sector partners around the world.

Prior to joining the Nelson Institute, Schulfer worked for the U.S. National Park Service in Glacier National Park, for the Montana State Legislature, and in China advising NGOs and government units on protected area management. Schulfer holds a BS in anthropology from Montana State University–Bozeman, and a MS in conservation biology and sustainable development from University of Wisconsin–Madison.