Contact information

Shelby McClelland, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University.

Scientific interests and expertise.

Agroecology, agroecological intensification, biodiversity, biogeochemistry, carbon dioxide removal, dairy science, database management, data collection and entry, DayCent, ecosystem ecology, ecosystem modeling, enteric methane, greenhouse gas emissions, livestock sustainability, natural climate solutions, negative emission technologies, plant sampling, rangeland management, soil biology, soil carbon sequestration.

Work experience.

Graduate Research Assistant


Research Analyst


Research Associate


Colorado State University

Environmental Defense Fund

University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Professional service, leadership and volunteer activities.

School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Sustainability Leadership Fellow (2020-2021)

New Carbon Economy Consortium Conference, Biological Solutions Track Co-organizer (2020)

Graduate Degree Program in Ecology Executive Committee, Student Representative (2019-2020)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Conference of the Parties, Colorado State University Delegate (2018-2019)

Front Range Student Ecology Symposium, Vice-President & Organization Committee Chair (2019), Volunteer (2018-2020)

Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates (REEU), Colorado State University, Mentor (2018-2019)

Graduate Women in Science, Science Communication Outreach Volunteer (2017-2018)

Curriculum Vitae.

My complete CV can be found here.