Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Faculty

Ethan D. Clotfelter
Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
Interests: Behavioral ecology, reproductive physiology, and environmental toxicology using bird and fish models
Rachel A. Levin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies
Interests: Plant systematics & biodiversity, Biogeography, Ecology and evolution of fragrance, Economic botany
Rick A. Lopez
Professor of History and Dean of New Students
Anna M. Martini
Professor of Geology
Edward D. Melillo
Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies.
Jill S. Miller
Associate Professor of Biology
Interests: Ecology and evolution of plant reproductive systems, molecular phylogenetic systematics, population and evolutionary genetics, hybridization and speciation
Joseph G. Moore
Professor of Philosophy; Chair of Philosophy
Katharine R.E. Sims
Assistant Professor of Economics
Michelle O. Stewart
Pick Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Interests: Research interests:

Political ecology, environmental politics, natural resource governance, conservation social science, China-Tibet, Himalayas
Ethan J. Temeles
Thomas B. Walton, Jr. Memorial Professor of Biology
Interests: Foraging behavior; Territoriality; Intra- and Interspecific competition; Resource partitioning; Mutualism; Coevolution;
Sexual dimorphisms and polymorphisms

Contributing Faculty

Peter D. Crowley
Professor of Geology; Chair of Geology
David P. Delaney
Senior Lecturer in Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought
Amy P. Demorest
Professor of Psychology
Robert T. Hayashi
Associate Professor of American Studies; Chair of American Studies
Michael E. Hood
Associate Professor of Biology; Chair of Biology
Interests: Evolutionary Genomics, Disease Ecology, Speciation and Hybridization, Plants and Fungi.
Larry R. Hunter
Stone Professor of Natural Sciences (Physics); Chair of Astronomy (On Leave 7/1/2015 - 12/31/2015)
Joanna M. Jeneralczuk
Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics
Tanya L. Leise
Associate Professor of Mathematics; Chair of Mathematics and Statistics
Interests: My research focuses on analysis of biological oscillators like the mammalian circadian clock, including relevant mathematical areas in differential equations and dynamical systems, as well as time-frequency analysis involving Fourier and wavelet transforms. I have also co-authored a variety of expository articles aimed at introducing undergraduates to cutting edge applied math research.
Shu-Min Liao
Assistant Professor of Statistics (On Leave 7/1/2015 - 12/31/2015)
Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Professor of Economics
Interests: Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Environmental Studies.
Amy S. Wagaman
Associate Professor of Statistics (On Leave 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016)
Interests: Nonparametric Statistics, Clustering and Classification, Dimension Reduction and Estimation, Graph Theory

Emeritus Faculty

Jan E. Dizard
Charles Hamilton Houston Professor in American Culture (sociology)
Thomas R. Kearns
William H. Hastie Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Emeritus


Diane B. Hutton
Academic Department Coordinator