Staff

The Coastal Solutions Fellows Program is administered by Cornell University through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. All aspects of the program are managed by a small and effective team of bilingual professionals who are supported by a multisectoral Advisory Board.


  • Osvel Hinojosa-Huerta

    Director | Coastal Solutions Fellows Program

    Osvel (Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Science, University of Arizona) has been working in conservation and research projects in northwestern Mexico since 1997, in particular in coastal and riparian areas of the Sonoran Desert. His recent activities include the evaluation and recovery of protected species, the implementation of community-based restoration…

  • Viviana Ruiz Gutierrez

    Research Associate | Cornell Lab of Ornithology

    Viviana is a Research Associate and Quantitative Ecologist for the Conservation Science Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Viviana earned her BS in Tropical Biology from the National University of Costa Rica, her Ph.D. from the Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University, and…

  • Sandra Mosqueira Caminada

    Program Assistant | Coastal Solutions Fellows Program

    Sandra supports the Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University in various aspects of the planning, coordination, and implementation of the Program for Coastal Solutions Fellows. Sandra has a BSc in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and a Masters in Public Administration with an specialization in International Development and…

  • Julián García Walther

    Support staff | Coastal Solutions Fellows Program

    Julián supports the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with various aspects of the planning, coordination and implementation of the Coastal Solutions Fellows Program. Julian earned his B.Sc in biology from the Autonomous University of Baja California and his bi-national M.Sc. of International Nature Conservation from Georg-August University …