Ian serves as the Business Manager at the Carbon Containment Lab. He joined the Yale community in 2019, working for the Office of International Students and Scholars Office and the Business Office of the Yale School of the Environment. In the past he has worked with the Smithsonian NMNH, The United Nations Foundation, and Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Ian holds an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Arkansas where he focused on the ethnobotany and ecology of rural communities and food systems. He received a B.A. in Anthropology from Kansas State University.