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Catalina Freixas, MArch

Associate Professor, Architecture

  • Resilience in natural, built, and social environments
  • Social and environmental consequences of urban segregation
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Bret Gustafon, PhD

Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • Corruption in the fossil fuel industry
  • Community resistance to polluting corporations
  • Corporate and academic greenwashing
  • Fossil fuel industry interference in local and state policy making
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Patty Heyda, MArch

Associate Professor, Urban Design and Architecture

  • American cities
  • Redevelopment, Race and Inequality
  • Cities and climate change
  • Mapping
  • Urban Design
  • Architecture
  • Planning and Public policy
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Elizabeth Hubertz, JD

Director/Associate Prof of Practice, Clinical

Client-service organization working on:

  • Pollution (air, water, land)
  • Environmental justice issues (home heating costs, mold, vacancies)
Lora Iannotti, PhD

Lora Iannotti, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Health

  • Nutrition
  • Sustainable healthy diets
  • Food security
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Tristram R. Kidder

Chair and Professor of Anthropology

  • Historical ecology
  • Landscape and environmental archaeology
  • Climate’s impact on human societies
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Johnelle Lamarque, PhD

Lecturer, Anthropology

  • Environmental and housing issues
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Suzanne Loui, PhD

Lecturer, Environmental Studies

  • Environmental humanities
  • Environmental modernism
  • Public perception of energy technologies
  • Science communication
  • Environmental History
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Edward McPherson, MFA

Associate Professor of English

  • Environmental justice
  • Climate Change
  • Radioactive/nuclear legacy
  • Fracking/oil & gas production
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Mary Ruppert-Stroescu, PhD

Associate Professor, Fashion Design

  • Sustainable fashion
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Linda Samuels, PhD

Associate Professor in Urban Design

  • Urban Design
  • Sustainable Urbanism
  • Next Generation Infrastructure
  • Alternative Metrics
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Betsy Sinclair, PhD

Professor, Political Science

  • Changes in attitudes and opinions surrounding climate change
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Jennifer R Smith, PhD

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Understanding the interaction between humans and their environment as recorded in the archeological record
  • Effects of climatic and environmental changes on resources available to people through time
  • Effects of changes in population and technology on human environmental impact
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Joseph Steensma, EdD

Professor of Practice, Public Health

  • Sustainable food systems
  • Leveraging enterprise to solve environmental problems
  • Food/climate/ecology/enterprise nexus
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Jian Wang, PhD

Professor, Energy, Environmental and Chemical Enginnering

  • Aerosols
  • Effects of aerosols on radiation, clouds, climate, and air quality
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Leyao Wang, PhD

Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Impact of extreme climate events on human health
  • Disaster exposure in early life and human microbiome
  • Chronic diseases
  • Human health
  • Microbiomes
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Brent Williams, PhD

Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished InCEES Career Development Associate Professor

  • Composition, Chemistry, and Physics of Earth’s Atmosphere
  • Role of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Gases and Particles
  • Impacts on Human Health