Maxwell Boykoff Environmental governance, science and policy interactions, political economy and the environment.

Cassandra Brooks Environmental governance and policy across scales from local to international, marine science and conservation, protected areas 

Matthew Burgess Natural resource management, endangered species conservation, bioeconomics of global and regional sustainability, mathematical modeling

Amanda Carrico Behavioral dimensions of climate change mitigation and adaptation; technology adoption and use; Environmental Psychology; common pool resource management; risk perceptions.

Sharon Collinge Population and community ecology, conservation biology, restoration ecology, landscape ecology, and landscape planning. Ecological consequences of habitat loss.

Lisa Dilling Use of information in decision making related to climate and the carbon cycle.

Dan Doak Ecology and management of rare species and habitats, biodiversity protection and management, population and community ecology, and the effects of climate change on ecological systems.

Nicholas Flores Decision-making and the environment; analysis of public goods provision; valuation of environmental and public goods.

Bruce Goldstein Long-term, Large-scale Social-ecological Planning, Collaborative Negotiation and Governance.

Benjamin Hale Environmental ethics and policy, applied ethics, normative ethics, metaethics, ethical and environmental concerns of emerging technologies.

Joel Hartter  Impact of high population density and intensive agriculture on the environment and the climate system and the impacts on protected areas and biodiversity.

Eve-Lyn Hinckley Ecosystem biogeochemistry; ecohydrology; human dimensions of global change

Jonathan Hughes The consequences of adoption of environmental policies in energy markets, climate change policy, gasoline, electricity and renewable energy markets.

Kevin Krizek Transport and land use policies that promote sustainable and affordable urban travel and enhance urban livability. 

Joanna Lambert  Community ecology, nutritional ecology, mammals in anthropogenic landscapes, human-wildlife coexistence and conflict, primates, carnivores, Africa, North America 

Jill Litt Neighborhood environments and health, risk assessment, environmental justice; community-based participatory research.

Diane McKnight Limnology, aquatic ecology, reactive transport of metals and organic material in streams and rivers.

Dale Miller Scientific writing (works only with undergraduates).

Jason Neff Biogeochemistry.

Peter Newton  Food and the environment; human dimensions of global change; and socio-environmental systems

Roger Pielke Jr. The relation of scientific information and public and private sector decision making, technology policy in the atmospheric and related sciences.

Robert Sievers Analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical science, aerosols, microparticles and nanoparticles, supercritical fluids, and thin film deposition.

Steven Vanderheiden Normative political theory and environmental politics.

Carol Wessman Ecosystem ecology, ecology, regional and global biogeochemical cycling, ecological applications of remote sensing and geographic information systems. 

James White Global change, paleoclimate dynamics, biogeochemistry.

Mark Williams Snow hydrology, hydrochemistry and biogeochemistry of high-elevation basins, nutrient cycling, and hydrologic pathways.


Associated Faculty

Krister Andersson Politics of environmental governance in forestry policy reforms in developing countries and international climate change mitigation strategies.

William Boyd Energy law and regulation, environmental law, and climate change law and policy.

Deserai Crowe Environmental policy and the role that mass media and other factors play in policy decisions.

Liam Downey Environmental sociology, environmental inequality, race and ethnic relations, urban sociology, stratification/inequality, political sociology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Jill Harrison Environmental sociology, environmental justice, Sociology of agriculture and food, immigration politics, and political theories of justice.

Mark Hernandez Combining engineering with molecular biology, water and wastewater treatment systems, bioremediation, sustainable industrial "green" chemistry, biogenic acid production and biological air pollution.

Lori Hunter Enviromental Sociology, population dynamics and environmental context, rural livelihoods and natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa, climate and migration.

Douglas Kenney Water resources policy, law and management; reform of natural resources institutions; impacts of population growth and climate change on western US natural resources; collaborative problem-solving.

Paul Komor Renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, policies, and markets.

Sarah Krakoff American Indian law and natural resources law, environmental ethics, public lands, and global warming.

Stephen Lawrence Commercial evaluation of sustainable energy technologies.

Patricia Limerick Environmental history, history of science in the American West, cultural perceptions of nature.

J. Terrence McCabe Livelihood strategies and decisions relating to land use among the pastoral peoples of Eastern Africa, mostly with the Turkana of northern Kenya and the Maasai of northern Tanzania.

Jana Milford Mathematical modeling and design of control strategies for photochemical air pollution, air pollution exposure assessment and source apportionment, wildfire behavior modeling and environmental policy.

Rebecca Morrs Meteorological, socioeconomic, and public policy aspects of weather- and climate-related information.

Astrid Ogilvie Environmental and climatic history, human ecology in North Atlantic and Arctic regions, syntheses of proxy climate records, historical records of sea-ice incidence, imagology of the north.

Beth Osnes  Using theatre as a tool for women to empower their voices for participation in the development that impacts their own lives and communities.

John Pitlick Fluvial geomorphology, surface-water hydrology, physical-biological interactions in rivers.

Rebecca Safran Evolution of biodiversity, mechanisms of trait evolution, and population genomics.

Mark Squillace Environmental and Natural Resources Law

Susan Sullivan Professional development for science teachers, provision of education related to research projects.

Paul Sutter U.S. history, environmental history, history of soils and soil erosion.

William Travis Interaction of environment and society, including land use and anthropogenic transformations of land cover, with a focus on the American West.

Olga Wilhelmi Climate, society & environment interactions; GIS in atmospheric sciences; methods for assessing societal risk, vulnerability & adaptive capacity to natural hazards & climate change.