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    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

    Jacob Krich

    Jacob Krich

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
    PhD Physics, Harvard University
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa

    Jacob Krich is a theoretical condensed matter physicist interested in the quantum mechanical properties of materials at the nanoscale, and especially on applications of these properties to clean energy science.... Read more about Jacob Krich

    Jessica LaRocca

    Jessica LaRocca

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2012-2014
    PhD Pathobiology, Brown University
    Current Position: Mammalian Toxicologist and Regulatory Science Team Leader, Corteva Agriscience

    Jessica LaRocca is an environmental toxicologist interested in how exposures to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy can influence development before and after birth.... Read more about Jessica LaRocca

    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

    Elizabeth Landis

    Elizabeth Landis

    Henson Environmental Fellow: 2010-2012
    PhD Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, College of the Holy Cross

    Beth Landis is a materials chemist who is interested in applying surface chemistry to solar energy collection and storage.... Read more about Elizabeth Landis

    Chiara Lo Prete

    Chiara Lo Prete

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2012-2014
    PhD Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
    Current Position: Associate Professor of Energy Economics, The Pennsylvania State University

    Chiara Lo Prete is an energy economist who studies issues involved in the design and regulation of electricity markets.... Read more about Chiara Lo Prete

    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

    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

    Nathaniel D. Mueller

    Nathaniel D. Mueller

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2013-2015
    PhD Natural Resource Science and Management, University of Minnesota
    Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University

    Nathan Mueller is an applied ecologist who studies how agricultural systems influence–and are influenced by–global environmental change.... Read more about Nathaniel D. Mueller

    Rebecca Musgrave

    Rebecca Musgrave

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
    PhD Inorganic Chemistry, University of Bristol (UK)
    Current Position: Lecturer in Bioinorganic Chemistry, King's College London

    Rebecca Musgrave is a chemist and materials scientist interested in the synthesis of highly magnetic metal-containing polymers.... Read more about Rebecca Musgrave

    Prineha Narang

    Prineha Narang

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2017
    PhD Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Computational Materials Science, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Prineha Narang is a physicist and material scientist interested in the theoretical fundamentals of nanoscale energy transfer.... Read more about Prineha Narang

    Zoe Nyssa

    Zoe Nyssa

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2014-2016
    PhD Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, University of Chicago
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Anthropology/BRNG, Purdue University

    Zoe Nyssa studies the emergence and contemporary practices of conservation biology in order evaluate their impact globally on endangered species.... Read more about Zoe Nyssa

    Paul Ohno

    Paul Ohno

    Environmental Fellow: 2019-2021
    PhD, Chemistry, Northwestern University

    Paul Ohno is a physical chemist studying the physical and chemical properties of secondary organic aerosol particles and the implications of these properties for the climate system.... Read more about Paul Ohno

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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

    Gillian Osborne

    Gillian Osborne

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2015-2017
    PhD English, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Lecturer, Harvard Extension School and Senior Curriculum Specialist, Poetry in America

    Gillian Osborne is a literary scholar whose research interests include American and Romantic literature, poetry and poetics, and the environmental humanities.... Read more about Gillian Osborne