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    Etienne Benson

    Etienne Benson

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2008-2010
    PhD History, Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society, MIT, 2008
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Undergraduate Chair, Science, Technology & Society, University of Pennsylvania

    Etienne Benson is a historian of the environmental sciences with a particular interest in the field practices of late twentieth-century conservation biology.... Read more about Etienne Benson

    Nathan Black

    Nathan Black

    French Environmental Fellow: 2012-2014
    PhD Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Current Position: Vice President of Solutions, Chronicle Graphics

    Nathan Black is a political scientist interested in the future relationship between climate change and violent civil conflict.... Read more about Nathan Black

    Gil Bohrer

    Gil Bohrer

    French Environmental Fellow: 2007-2009
    PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 2007
    Current Position: Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, Ohio State University

    Gil Bohrer is an atmospheric physicist who focuses on atmosphere-biosphere-hydrosphere interactions.... Read more about Gil Bohrer

    Bill Boos

    Bill Boos

    French Environmental Fellow: 2008-2010
    PhD Atmospheric Science, MIT, 2008
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkeley

    Bill Boos is an atmospheric physicist working to understand the fundamental processes responsible for variations in tropical climate over a broad range of time scales.... Read more about Bill Boos

    Tim Cronin

    Tim Cronin

    NOAA Climate and Global Change Fellow: 2014-2016
    PhD Climate Physics and Chemistry, MIT
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT

    Tim Cronin is a climate scientist interested in the interactions between clouds, sea ice, and severe storms in a warmer Arctic.... Read more about Tim Cronin

    Joseph Cullen

    Joseph Cullen

    Morgan Blake Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
    PhD Economics, University of Arizona, 2009
    Current Position: Senior Sustainability Economist, Amazon

    Joseph Cullen is an economist who studies the interaction between government regulation, business decisions, and the environment.... Read more about Joseph Cullen

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    Jemma Deer

    HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
    PhD English, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
    Current Position: Researcher in Residence, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

    Jemma Deer works at the intersection of literary studies, deconstruction, and the environmental humanities. She is interested in the ways in which current ecological crises such as climate change, extinction, and biodiversity loss are working to transform the ways we understand the world and our place within it.... Read more about Jemma Deer

    Susan Cameron Devitt

    Susan Cameron Devitt

    Kernan Brothers Environmental Fellow: 2008-2010
    PhD Ecology, University of California-Davis, 2008
    Current Position: Senior Data Scientist, Sense Corp

    Susan Cameron Devitt is an ecologist and conservation biologist who studies how climate change shapes patterns of biodiversity.... Read more about Susan Cameron Devitt

    Pedram Hassanzadeh

    Pedram Hassanzadeh

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2013-2015
    PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Rice University

    Pedram is a fluid dynamicist interested in climate dynamics and in particular the effect of climate change on extreme weather events.... Read more about Pedram Hassanzadeh

    Christopher Jones

    Christopher Jones

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
    PhD History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennyslvania, 2009
    Current Position: Assistant Director of Graduates Studies and Associate Professor, History, Arizona State University

    Christopher Jones is a historian interested in the intersections between energy, technology, and the environment.... Read more about Christopher Jones

    Melissa E. Kemp

    Melissa E. Kemp

    National Science Foundation Environmental Fellow: 2015-2017
    PhD Biology, Stanford University
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin

    Melissa Kemp is an evolutionary biologist who uses the fossil record and historical data to investigate species responses to global change phenomena.... Read more about Melissa E. Kemp

    Brian Lander

    Brian Lander

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2015-2017
    PhD East Asian Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & History, Brown University

    Brian Lander employs textual, archaeological and paleoecological sources to study the human impact on the environment in ancient China.... Read more about Brian Lander

    Francis Ludlow

    Francis Ludlow

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2011-2013
    PhD Geography, Trinity College Dublin
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Medieval Environmental History, Trinity College Dublin

    Francis Ludlow is a historical climatologist studying the long neglected documentary record of annalistic and chronicle sources compiled in Ireland from the fifth to the seventeenth centuries AD, with respect to their rich evidence for the occurrence of historic meteorological extremes, natural hazards and their impacts upon medieval Irish society and the biosphere.... Read more about Francis Ludlow

    Kaighin McColl

    Kaighin McColl

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
    PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Science and Engineering, Harvard University

    Kaighin McColl is a hydrologist who studies the terrestrial water cycle and its coupling with the atmosphere.... Read more about Kaighin McColl

    Anthony Medrano

    Anthony Medrano

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
    PhD History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Yale-NUS College

    Anthony Medrano is a historian of the Asian marine environment who studies the interplay between people and fish, science and society, and technology and nature.... Read more about Anthony Medrano

    Madhava Meegaskumbura

    Madhava Meegaskumbura

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2007-2009
    PhD Biology, Boston University, 2007
    Current Position: Professor, Guangxi Key Laboratory (Forest Ecology and Conservation), College of Forestry, Guangxi University

    Madhava Meegaskumbura is an evolutionary biologist focusing on understanding species extinction and how best to construct conservation strategies for endangered species in biodiversity hotspots.... Read more about Madhava Meegaskumbura

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