Faculty of Arts and Sciences

David Romps

David Romps

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
PhD Physics, Harvard University, 2005
Current Position: Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Physical Sciences; Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science; and Director, Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center, UC Berkeley

David Romps is a string theorist with a deeper interest in global climate change.... Read more about David Romps

Alexander Stine

Alexander Stine

Kernan Brothers Environmental Fellow: 2010-2012
PhD Earth and Planetary Science, University of California-Berkeley
Current Position: Associate Professor of Climate Sciences, San Francisco State University

Alexander (Zan) Stine is a climate scientist interested in how to separate natural climate variability from human-induced climate change in the observational record.... Read more about Alexander Stine

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

Mauricio Santillana

Mauricio Santillana

Henson Environmental Fellow: 2008-2010
PhD Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of Texas-Austin, 2008
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Faculty member, Computational Health Informatics Program at Boston Children's Hospital; Associate, Harvard Institute for Applied Computational Science

Mauricio Santillana is an applied mathematician and physicist with a passion for getting involved in multi-disciplinary research projects aimed at understanding the impact of human activities on our environment as well as global climate change. He has a deep interest in creating bridges between mathematics and its applications, particularly within the engineering community.... Read more about Mauricio Santillana

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

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

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

Roxanne Willis

Roxanne Willis

Beagle Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
PhD American Studies, Yale University
Current Position: Therapist, Health and Healing Therapy

Roxanne Willis is a scholar of American environmental history and literature who used her fellowship to write a scholarly book intended to reach a broad non-scholarly audience: "Alaska and the American Environmental Imagination."... Read more about Roxanne Willis

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

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

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

Ling Zhang

Ling Zhang

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
PhD Chinese Studies, University of Cambridge (UK)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Boston College

Ling Zhang is a historian studying the environmental and economic history of medieval northern China, with particular emphasis on the environmental problems associated with natural disasters and economic decline in traditional agricultural society.

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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

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

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

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