Institute at Brown for Environment and SocietyIBES

Institute Fellows

Amanda Lynch

Director of IBES
Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

Polar climate modeling, Indigenous environmental knowledge, Climate policy analysis

Amanda_Lynch@brown.edu
401-863-5153
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amanda_Lynch2

Dov Sax

Deputy Director of IBES
Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Conservation biology, Species' responses to climate change, Species invasions

Dov_Sax@brown.edu
401-863-9676
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dov_Sax

Scott Frickel

Director of Graduate Studies, IBES
Associate Professor of Sociology

Environment-society interactions, Experts and knowledge/ignorance, Social movements, Social theory, Risk and disaster, Urbanization

Scott_Frickel@brown.edu
401-863-2139
https://vivo.brown.edu/display/sfrickel

Lint Barrage

Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies

Environmental and public economics, Policy design and analysis, Climate change, Integrated assessment climate-economy modeling

Lint_Barrage@brown.edu
401-863-2116
http://lintbarrage.com/

Bathsheba Demuth

Assistant Professor of History

Environmental history, Russian & North American Arctic, Climate, Energy

bathsheba_demuth@brown.edu
401-863-2131
http://www.brdemuth.com

Meredith Hastings

Associate Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

Atmospheric chemistry, Nitrogen biogeochemistry, Stable isotopes

Meredith_Hastings@brown.edu
401-863-3658
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Meredith_Hastings

Tyler Kartzinel

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology & Environment and Society

Conservation biology, molecular ecology, and the evolution of species interactions

tyler_kartzinel@brown.edu

http://www.kartzinellab.com/

James Kellner

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Structure and dynamics of tropical forests, Environmental remote sensing

James_R_Kellner@brown.edu
401-863-5768
http://kellnerlab.org/

Brian Lander

Assistant Professor of History and Environment and Society

Environmental history and archaeology of China, Human impact on the biosphere

brian_lander@brown.edu

https://vivo.brown.edu/display/blander

Stephen Porder

Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Landscape-scale biogeochemistry in tropical forests, Tropical agriculture

Stephen_Porder@brown.edu
401-863-6356
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stephen_Porder

J. Timmons Roberts

Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies
Professor of Sociology
Climate and Development Lab 

Climate change policy, Environmental social science, UNFCCC, Climate justice

J_Timmons_Roberts@brown.edu
401-863-5152
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/J_Roberts5

Leah VanWey

Professor of Sociology
Associate Provost for Academic Space 

Climate and agriculture, Land use change, Human migration and environment

Leah_VanWey@brown.edu
401-863-3184
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Leah_Vanwey

Teaching Fellows

Dawn King

Director of Undergraduate Studies, IBES
Lecturer in Environment and Society

Local food policy and politics, US energy policy and politics, Climate change and agriculture

Dawn_King@brown.edu

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/M_Dawn_King

Samiah Moustafa

Visiting Assistant Professor of Environment and Society

Cryosphere, hydrology, climatology, remote sensing, and surface albedo



H. Curtis Spalding

Professor of the Practice of Environment and Society

Environmental protection advocacy, policy, and administration

h_spalding@brown.edu

Kurt Teichert

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Sustainable design and environmental stewardship

Kurt_Teichert@brown.edu

https://vivo.brown.edu/display/kteicher

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