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    Peter Alagona

    Peter Alagona

    Beagle Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
    PhD History, UCLA, 2006
    Current Position: Associate Professor of History & Environmental Studies and Director of the lnterdepartmental PhD Emphasis in Environment and Society, UC-Santa Barbara

    Peter Alagona's research focuses on the cultural and political histories of ecology and the related life, environmental, and conservation sciences.... Read more about Peter Alagona

    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

    Rebecca Case

    Rebecca Case

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2007-2009
    PhD Microbial Ecology, University of New South Wales (Australia), 2007
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta (Edmonton)

    Rebecca Case is a microbial ecologist studying the effects of bacterial-algal interactions on the marine sulfur cycle and on climate change more broadly.... Read more about Rebecca Case

    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

    Christopher Golden

    Christopher Golden

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2011-2013
    PhD Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Planetary Health, T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Chris Golden is an ecologist and epidemiologist interested in the interface of ecosystem service provisioning and human health, specifically in the context of global trends in biodiversity loss and ecosystem transformation.... Read more about Christopher Golden

    Valeriy Ivanov

    Valeriy Ivanov

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2006-2007
    PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT, 2006
    Current Position: Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Valeriy Ivanov is a hydrologist interested in how climate and topography affect water, energy, and vegetation dynamics in natural landscapes.... Read more about Valeriy Ivanov

    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

    Fabien Paulot

    Fabien Paulot

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2011-2013
    PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology
    Current Position: Associate Research Scholar, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University

    Fabien Paulot is an atmospheric chemist who is interested in the interplay between the biosphere and the composition of the atmosphere.... Read more about Fabien Paulot