Therese Tepe


Therese Tepe, formerly GWC’s conservation partnerships officer, manages U.S. government-funded biodiversity, forestry, and climate change projects in Southeast Asia and West Africa from Washington D.C. She works closely with both international and in-country partners when implementing these conservation projects. Previously, she had been based in Malaysia working on tiger conservation throughout Asia.


  • B.S., Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University.
  • M.P.A., Masters in Public Affairs, Indiana University.
  • M.S.E.S., Masters in Environmental Science, Indiana University.


Tepe, T. L. 2012. Scenarios of biodiversity change: Modeling future habitat availability for tigers. Chapter 3: Living Planet Report 2012: 103.

Launay, F., N. Cox, M. Baltzer, T. Tepe, J. Seidensticker, S. Christie, R. Krishnamurthy, T. Gray, S. Simcharoen, M. Wright, R. Singh, S. Lumpkin, and C. Bruce. 2012. Preliminary Study of the Feasibility of a Tiger Restoration Programme in Cambodia’s Eastern Plains. WWF Tigers Alive Initiative.

Tepe, T., and V. Meretsky. 2011. Forward-Looking Forest Restoration Under Climate Change- Are U.S. Nurseries Ready? Restoration Ecology 19: 295-298.

Johnson, B.W., R. Bortner, J. Kemp, T. Sichmiller, S. Swanty, T. Tepe, and D. E. Gammon. 2004. Human Awareness Concerning the Effects of Domestic Cats on Wildlife Along the Front Range, Colorado: A Survey. Colorado Field Ornithologists 38: 150-154.