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Faculty

Faculty in the Program in Climate and Environmental Studies represent expertise from across the university. Consistent with the goals of the curriculum, perspectives from multiple disciplines are represented.

Program Faculty

David Hess, Program Director, James Thornton Fant Chair in Sustainability Studies, and Professor of Sociology

Ryan Trahan, Research Associate Professor, Director of the Distribution of Power Project

Zdravka Tzankova, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Climate and Environmental Studies

Faculty Committee

Arts and Science Faculty

Brooke Ackerly, Professor of Political Science

Joe Bandy, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching, and Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Beth Conklin, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Larisa De Santis, Associate Professor of Biology and of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Jonathan Gilligan, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Teresa Goddu, Associate Professor of English and of American Studies

Patrick Greiner, Assistant Professor of Sociology (on leave 2021-2022)

Amanda Little, Writer-in-Residence in the English Department and Communication of Science and Technology Program

Ole Molvig, Assistant Professor of History and of Communication of Science and Technology

Dan Morgan, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Science and Principal Senior Lecturer of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Jessica Oster, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tasha Rijke-Epstein, Assistant Professor of History (on leave 2021-2022)

Betsey Robinson, Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture

Paul Stobb, Professor of Communication Studies, American Studies, and Communication of Science and Technology

Anand Taneja, Assistant Professor of Religion

Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, Assistant Professor of Economics

 

Cross-School Faculty Liaisons

Mark Abkowitz, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and of Engineering Management

Yolanda McDonald, Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College

Lori Troxel, Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering