Turner, Billie Lee II

Turner, Billie Lee II
Arizona State University

Billie Lee Turner II is engaged in land change science focused especially on deforestation and sustainability in the southern Yucatán.

He is affiliate faculty in the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, research professor at the Graduate School of Geography, Clark University and project leader of the Southern Yucatán Peninsular Region Project (SYPR).

He received his doctorate in geography in 1974 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; his master's and bachelor's degrees in geography from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969 and 1968, respectively.

Research Interests: 
human-environment relationships, land change science, sustainability, tropical forests, ancient Maya