- State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, M.Sc., 1994
- State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Ph.D., 1997
Dr. Felicity Arengo is Associate Director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation where she helps oversee strategic planning, project development, and fundraising efforts. She is also adjunct professor at Columbia University. Felicity has over ten years of field research and project experience in Latin America and is currently the Western Hemisphere coordinator of the IUCN Flamingo Specialist Group. She received an M.Sc. in 1994 and a Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology in 1997 from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. For her doctoral dissertation she studied Caribbean Flamingo behavior and ecology in Mexico. Currently she is working with South American colleagues on flamingo and wetland research and conservation in the high Andes. Prior to joining the CBC in December 2004, Felicity was the Assistant Director of the Latin America and Caribbean Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society.