B.A. Journalism and Russian Area Studies, College of Liberal Arts: University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Ph.D. Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Equity & Diversity Certificate Program, University of Minnesota
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
National Conservation Leadership Institute, Cohort 8 Fellow
International Society of Conservation Biology
Erika enjoys a wide variety of outdoor recreational pursuits, including hiking, camping, wildlife watching, paddling, hunting, and fishing – from our metro parks, rivers, and lakes to our state parks and trails system, to America’s national parks, forests, and wilderness areas.