Aleta Rudeen Weller is the Research and Outreach Coordinator for SoGES, focused on connecting the School’s activities to the CSU and Fort Collins communities while promoting the School’s sustainability goals and research efforts. She coordinates and manages Global Challenges Research Teams, Faculty Fellows and Sustainability Leadership Fellows, and facilitates other collaborative research activities centered on global sustainability issues. Aleta has an interdisciplinary background in communication, conflict management and collaboration in natural resources. She has worked on a variety of projects that link science and management; has a research and applied background in collaborative process; and is a certified mediator. Aleta has a Master of Science degree from Colorado State University in Rangeland Ecosystem Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs from Northern Arizona University. Prior to coming on board at SoGES, Aleta worked as the Director of Outreach and Leadership Development for the Society for Range Management.