Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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

Daniel Zizzamia

Daniel Zizzamia

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
PhD History, Montana State University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Montana State University, Bozeman

Daniel Zizzamia is a historian of the American West interested in the intersection of history and the Earth sciences in environmental politics and natural resource policy.... Read more about Daniel Zizzamia

Yige Zhang

Yige Zhang

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2014-2016
PhD Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University

Yige Zhang is a geochemist interested in understanding how the Earth evolved chemically, and using various geochemical tools to study climate change of the geological past.... Read more about Yige Zhang

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

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

Kelsey Sakimoto

Kelsey Sakimoto

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
PhD Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Current Position: Founder and Science Director, Kula Bio

Kelsey Sakimoto is a chemist interested in the sustainable production of fertilizer and beneficial soil microorganisms through solar energy for use in modern agriculture.... Read more about Kelsey Sakimoto

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