Faculty

 

Matthew P. Ayres Professor of Biological Sciences Associate Director, Institute of Arctic Studies Areas of expertise: physiological ecology / population ecology / forest insects / forest ecology and management / ecology of climate change

Matthew P. Ayres
Professor of Biological Sciences; Associate Director, Institute of Arctic Studies; Chair EEES Graduate Program
Areas of expertise: physiological and population ecology / forest insects / forest ecology & management / climate change

Douglas T. Bolger Professor of Environmental Studies; Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences Areas of expertise: Biodiversity/conservation

Douglas T. Bolger
Professor of Environmental Studies; Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: biodiversity / conservation

Calsbeek

Ryan G. Calsbeek
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: lizards / habitats / natural selection

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Jesse J. Casana
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Areas of expertise: human & environment interactions / settlement & land use history / archaeology of the Middle East

Chen

Celia Y. Chen
Research Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: ecotoxicology / fresh water and estuarine ecology

Cottingham

Kathryn L. Cottingham
Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: community and ecosystem ecology / environmental health and epidemiology / biostatistics

Cox

Michael Cox
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Affiliated faculty, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University
Areas of expertise: environmental policy and governance / social-ecological systems

Jeremy DeSilva
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Areas of expertise: functional morphology / locomotion of early apes and human ancestors

Nathaniel J. Dominy
Professor of Anthropology; Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: human and nonhuman primate foraging ecology / tropical plant-animal interactions

Freidberg

Susanne Freidberg
Professor of Geography; Chair, Dept.of Geography
Areas of expertise: cultural geographies of food/ corporate food supply chains/ political ecology

Friedland

Andrew J. Friedland
Professor of Environmental Studies; Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences and Earth Sciences; Richard and Jane Pearl Professorship in Environmental Studies
Areas of expertise: forest biogeochemistry / carbon, nitrogen and trace metal cycling / soil science

Richard B. Howarth
Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies; Editor-in-Chief, Ecological Economics
Areas of expertise: Ecological economics / ecosystem services / carbon storage in forests / environmental policy analysis

Kapuscinski

Anne R. Kapuscinski
Professor of Environmental Studies; Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Sustainability Science
Areas of expertise: sustainability science / sustainable aquaculture / fish genetic conservation /

Mark Laidre
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: behavior / ecology / evolution

Magilligan

Francis J. Magilligan
Professor of Geography; Adjunct Professor of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: flood hydrology / riparian and watershed science / human impacts on watersheds

Justin S. Mankin
Assistant Professor of Geography
Climate variability and dynamics / Climate prediction and projection / Drought and ecohydrology / Earth system modeling / Human and ecosystem impacts of climate change

Mark A. McPeek
David T. McLaughlin Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: evolutionary biology / community ecology / population biology

Carey Nadell
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Areas of expertise:  microbiology/microbial ecology  /population and community ecology

 

 

Ogden

Laura A. Ogden
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Associate Chair EEES Graduate Program
Area of expertise: environmental anthropology / political ecology / ethnographic theory

Peterson

Kevin J. Peterson
Professor of Biological Sciences Adjunct Professor of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: evolution / paleontology / molecular paleobiology

Caitlin

Caitlin E. Hicks Pries
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: ecosystems ecology / biogeochemistry / soil ecology

 

Reo

Nicholas J. Reo
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Native American Studies
Areas of expertise: forest ecology / traditional ecological knowledge / indigenous peoples & environmental change

Sneddon

Christopher S. Sneddon
Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
Areas of expertise: nature-society relations / environmental politics / sustainable development

terHofstede

Hannah ter Hofstede
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Areas of expertise: sensory ecology / neuroethology / behavioural ecology

 

Zaneta M. Thayer
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Areas of expertise: human biology / intergenerational effects / health disparities

Virginia

Ross A. Virginia
Director, Institute of Arctic Studies; Myers Family Professor of Environmental Science; Professor of Environmental Studies; Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences and Earth Sciences; Distinguished Co-Lead Scholar, Fulbright Arctic Initiative, 2014-17
Areas of expertise: soil biogeochemical cycling / climate change / arctic and antarctic systems / arctic policy

D.G. Webster
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Areas of expertise: political economy / global environmental governance / social-ecological systems/ international fisheries

 

Zhaxybayeva

Olga Zhaxybayeva
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Simons Foundation Investigator in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems
Areas of expertise: microbial evolution / bioinformatics / computational genomics / phylogenetics