McConnell, Bill

McConnell, Bill
Michigan State University

Bill McConnell conducting field research in the mountainsBill McConnell is associate director of the MSU Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. He came to MSU from Indiana University, where he helped coordinate a network of global-change scientists focusing on land use and land-cover change. This broad perspective on global issues is balanced by his research and engagement on sustainability at the local level in the United States and in the developing world, particularly Africa.

Research Interests: 
sustainability, land use, land-cover change, Africa