Institute at Brown for Environment and SocietyIBES

Affiliate Fellows

Steven Clemens

Associate Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (Research)

Global climate change, Monsoon variability, Paleoclimate, Paleoceanography

Jeff Colgan

Richard Holbrooke Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Associate Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

Justine Hastings

Professor of International and Public Affairs
Professor of Economics
Director of Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab

Industrial organization, Energy markets, Environmental and public policy design

Richard Locke

Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

Globalization and labor standards, Sustainability, Global supply chains

G. Tayhas R. Palmore

Professor of Engineering
Professor of Chemistry

Batteries, Bioelectronics, Biomaterials, Capacitors, Electrochemisty, Energy, Enzymes, Fuel cells, Laccase, Materials

Elizabeth Rush

Visiting Lecturer in English

Climate change, Sea level rise, Front-line communities, Wetlands, Creative nonfiction, Environmental journalism, Community engaged learning

David Savitz

Professor of Epidemiology
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Environmental influences on pregnancy, Children's environmental health, Health effects of nonionizing radiation

Andrew Scherer

Associate Professor of Anthropology
Associate Professor of Archaeology and the Ancient World

Bioarchaeology, Landscape archaeology, Ancient subsistence, War and violence, Mexico, Guatemala

Katherine Smith

Associate Dean of Biology Undergraduate Education
Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research)

Biogeography, Conservation medicine, Ecology, Environmental change, Global health, Infectious disease, Invasive species

Daniel Spade

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Mechanisms of reproductive toxicity, Male reproductive system development, Phthalates

Terrie Fox Wetle

Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Dean of the School of Public Health

Health of aging populations, Environmental impact on maintenance of healthy behaviors

Timothy Whitfeld

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research)

Documenting Rhode Island plant diversity, Dynamics of tropical forests, Herbarium collections

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