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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

    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

    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

    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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    Elsa Ordway

    HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
    PhD Earth System Science, Stanford University
    Current Position: Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles (Starting July 2021)

    Elsa Ordway is an Earth system scientist studying the interactions between ecological processes, human transformation of the land, and climate change in tropical forests.... Read more about Elsa Ordway