About Us

Faculty and Staff

*faculty steering committee

Executive Director

Jason Evans
Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Studies

IWER Field Station

Andrew Joesoef
Laboratory Manager

Janardan Mainali
Brown Visiting Teacher-Scholar in Environmental Resilience

Emily Niederman
Adjunct Professor/Green Infrastructure Coordinator and Analyst 

Student Research Assistants

Affiliated Faculty

Faculty members from various departments contribute to the interdisciplinary nature of the Institute. Their research, together with their students' undergraduate research, will contribute to the Institute.

Anthony Abbott
Professor of Environmental Science and Studies

Wendy Anderson*
Professor of Environmental Science and Studies

Kathryn Baczeski
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Arts

Chris De Bodisco*
Assistant Professor of Economics

Corie Charpentier
Assistant Professor of Biology

Su Young Choi
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies

Michelle DeMoss*
Dennis C. McNamara Sr. Professor of Marketing

Dennis Dickerson
Adjunct Professor of Environmental Science

Jane Durocher
Visiting Professor of Environmental Science and Studies

Royal Gardner*
Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy

Melissa Gibbs*
Professor of Biology
Director of Aquatic and Marine Biology

W. Tandy Grubbs*
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

David Hill*
Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science

Kelli McGee
Visiting Professor of Environmental Science and Studies

Mary Pollock*
Nell Carlton Professor of English

Robert Sitler*
Professor of World Languages and Cultures
Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Benjamin Tanner
Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Science and Studies

John Tichenor
Chair and Associate Professor of Management

Chaz Underriner
Assistant Professor of Digital Arts

Terri Witek
Professor of English and Sullivan Chair in Creative Writing

Nathan Wolek
Professor of Digital Arts and Music Technology

Kirsten Work*
Professor of Biology