Eduardo S. Brondizio is Professor of Anthropology, co-director of the Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (ACT) and a member of the Advisory Board of the Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University Bloomington. He is a member of the inaugural Science Committee of the international program Future Earth and the Science Committee of International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP), and co-Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Current Opinions in Environmental Sustainability. He maintains an active longitudinal and comparative research program in the Amazon . Mr. Brondizio has been closely engaged with international global change research programs since the mid-1990s and has contributed to several past and on-going global assessments. Current research projects include international collaborations on the vulnerabilities and sustainability of delta regions, the impact of institutional arrangements and property regimes on land use change, comparative analysis of sustainable development indicators in the Amazon, rural-urban interactions in the Amazon, and farmers’ adaptation to climate change.