Advisory Board

Kelly Parker

Dr. Kelly Parker

Program Director
Professor of Philosophy, Environmental Studies, and Liberal Studies

Research areas: Environmental Philosophy, Sustainability Studies, Ecohumanities


Brian Deyo

Dr. Brian Deyo 

Assistant Professor of English

Research areas: Environmental Humanities, Ecocriticism, Animal/Animality Studies, Posthumanism


Shirley Fleischmann

Dr. Shirley Fleischmann

Professor of Engineering

Research areas: Fluid mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Energy


Sarah King

Dr. Sarah King

Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Research areas: Comparative religion, Environmental philosophy, Ethnography and Community-based Research, Indiginous-settler Relationships in North America, Food Justice and Sustainable Agriculture


Tara Kneeshaw

Dr. Tara Kneeshaw

Assistant Professor of Geology

Research areas: Environmental Biogeochemistry, Water Quality, Chemicals in Natural Systems


Dalila Kovacs

Dr. Dalila Kovacs

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Research areas: Exploring heterogeneous catalytic processes as alternatives for green pathways from biomass-based resources toward chemical commodities


Dr. Elena Lioubimtseva

Dr. Elena Lioubimtseva

Professor of Geography and Sustainable Planning

Research areas: Climate change, Land use and and cover change, Human vulnerability and adaptations to climate change and natural disasters, Food security, Russia and Central Eurasia


Dr. Alexandra Locher

Dr. Alexandra Locher

Associate Professor of Biology

Research areas: Forest Ecosystem Management, Wildlife-Habitat Relationships, Geographic Information Systems


Amy McFarland

Dr. Amy McFarland

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Food Systems

Research areas: Social factors influencing food system issues from pre-production to post-consumer


Azizur Molla

Dr. Azizur R. Molla

Associate Professor of Public Health

Research areas: Medical anthropology, Community Health, Environmental Health, Health Education and Promotion, and Health Communication and Advocacy, Research Methods


Dr. Beth Peterson

Dr. Beth Peterson

Assistant Professor of Writing

Research areas: Eco-Criticism, Environmental Writing, Lyric Essay and Victorian Genre Fiction.


Laura Schneider

Dr. Laura Schneider

Associate Professor of Political Science

Research areas: Public Policy, Environmental Policy, Women and Politics


Dr. Paul Sicilian

Dr. Paul Sicilian

Professor of Economics

Research areas: Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, Nonprofit Sector


Lisa Sisson

Dr. Lisa Sisson

Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Research areas: Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Health in Underserved Communities


Jennifer Stewart

Dr. Jennifer Stewart

Associate Professor of Sociology

Research areas: Social Stratification, Race and Ethnicity


Kirsten Strom

Dr. Kirsten Strom

Associate Professor of Art History

Research areas: Art History, Surrealism, Art and Ethnography, Animals in Art


Janet Vail

Dr. Janet Vail

Associate Research Scientist, Annis Water Resources Institute

Research areas: Climate Change Models and  Impacts, Air Quality, Great Lakes Water Issues, Environmental Regulations, Environmental Justice


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