Dr. Victoria Reyes-García has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Florida. She is ICREA Research Professor at the Institut de Ciencia i Tecnologia Ambientals, of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). Her research focuses on Indigenous and local knowledge systems, particularly concerning the natural environment, and on the relevance of these knowledge systems to understanding and dealing with climate and environmental crises. She co-directs the Laboratory of Analysis of Social-Ecological Systems in a Global World (LASEG), a research group that analyzes the impacts of global change on socio-ecosystems. Her current ERC-funded project (LICCI) studies local perceptions of climate change impacts. She participates in the Transformative Change Report of the Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Dr. Reyes-García is a member of the National Academy of Science, USA (2021) and the Academie d’Agriculture de France (2022).