Environmental Science

Program Faculty

Charles Agosta, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physics
Tel: 1-508-793-7736
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Philip J. Bergmann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Evolution and diversification of functional morphological systems.
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Tel: 508-793-7553
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Patrick Derr, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Philosophy
Environmental ethics, philosophy of science, biomedical ethics, ethical issues in hazards management
Tel: 1-508-793-7128
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Timothy Downs, D.Env.
Associate Professor, International Development, Community, and Environment Department
Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Environmental Science and Policy Environmental science and engineering, integrated capacity building for sustainable development, natural resource management, human-environment interaction
Tel: 1-508-421-3814
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J. Ronald Eastman, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Geography; Director, Clark Labs
Director of Clark Labs for Cartographic Technology and Geographic Analysis; Geographic information systems, remote sensing, and cartography
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Jody Emel, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Geography
Resource/environmental geography, animal geographies, feminist/social theory
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Susan Foster, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology; The Jan and Larry Landry University Professor
Evolution, behavior and ecology
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Tel: 1-508-793-7204
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Karen Frey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Director, School of Geography
Remote sensing, climate change, Arctic environments
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Jacqueline Geoghegan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
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Elisabeth Gilmore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, International Development, Community and Development Department
Tel: 1-508-793-7292
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Robert Goble, Ph.D.
Research Professor Director of George Perkins Marsh Institute Physics, energy studies, atmospheric transport, risk analysis and management
Tel: 1-508-793-7683
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Frederick Greenaway, Ph.D.
Professor, Carlson School of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology
Bioinorganic, biophysical, enzymology
Tel: 1-508-793-7182
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David Hibbett, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology
Fungi, molecular systematics, evolution
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Tel: 1-508-793-7332
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Dominik Kulakowski, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology
Ecology and biogeography, Rocky Mountain forests, sub-alpine forests of Europe
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Todd Livdahl, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Population biology, community ecology, evolution, biostatistics
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Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment; Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Geography
Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Geographic Information Sciences for Development and Environment Health applications of GIS and remote sensing; environmental justice and GIS; spatial statistics; urban applications of remote sensing; land-use change and environmental degradation
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Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Geography
Geographic information science, quantitative environmental modeling, land change science, spatial statistics
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Samuel Ratick, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist and Professor Emeritus
Decision analysis in environmental assessment and management, spatial analysis, quantitative and dynamic modeling, environmental policy, coastal hazards from climate change, pollution prevention in companies, locating hazardous facilities
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Deborah Robertson, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology; Adjunct Professor, Carlson School of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Warren Litsky '45 Endowed Chair
Marine phytoplankton and macroalgae, bioluminescence, biochemistry, molecular biology
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Tel: 1-508-793-7515
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John Rogan, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Geography; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology; Program Coordinator, Masters of GIScience Program
Program Coordinator, Masters of GIScience Program
Landscape ecology, fire ecology, remote sensing, GIS
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Christopher A. Williams, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Geography Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology
Program Chair, Environmental Science
Land surface hydrology; ecosystem ecology; hydroclimatic variability and change; global water and carbon cycles
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Research Faculty

John Baker, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Life history, evolution, stream ecology
Tel: 508-793-7609
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Emeriti Faculty

Halina Brown, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
Socio-technical system innovation in sustainability transition, use of information disclosure as a regulatory instrument for sustainability, corporate accountability and governance, social learning and institutional theory, comparative international environmental policy, environmental public health policy, environmental toxicology, management of risks from toxic substances
Tel: 1-508-793-7172
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