Institute at Brown for Environment and SocietyIBES

Institute Fellows

Amanda Lynch

Director of IBES
Sloan Lindemann and George Lindemann, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies
Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

Polar climate modeling, Indigenous environmental knowledge, Climate policy analysis

[email protected]
401-863-5153
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amanda_Lynch2

Dov Sax

Deputy Director of IBES
Professor of Environment and Society & 
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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

[email protected]
401-863-9676
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dov_Sax

Bathsheba Demuth

Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & History

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

[email protected]
401-863-2131
http://www.brdemuth.com

Scott Frickel

Professor of Environment and Society & Sociology

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

[email protected]
401-863-2139
https://vivo.brown.edu/display/sfrickel

Meredith Hastings

Associate Professor of Environment and Society & Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

Atmospheric chemistry, Nitrogen biogeochemistry, Stable isotopes

[email protected]
401-863-3658
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Meredith_Hastings

Tyler Kartzinel

Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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

[email protected]

http://www.kartzinellab.com/

James Kellner

Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Structure and dynamics of tropical forests, Environmental remote sensing

[email protected]
401-863-5768
http://kellnerlab.org/

Brian Lander

Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & History

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

[email protected]

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

Myles Lennon

Dean's Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & Anthropology

[email protected]

Stephen Porder

Assistant Provost for Sustainability
Professor of Environment and Society & 
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Landscape-scale biogeochemistry in tropical forests, Tropical agriculture

[email protected]
401-863-6356
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stephen_Porder

J. Timmons Roberts

Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies
Professor of Environment and Society & Sociology
Climate and Development Lab 

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

[email protected]
401-863-5152
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/J_Roberts5

Laurence C. Smith

John Atwater and Diana Nelson University Professor of Environment and Society
Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

Arctic, remote sensing, river hydrology

[email protected]

http://www.geog.ucla.edu/smith

Leah VanWey

Dean, School of Professional Studies
Professor of Environment and Society & 
Sociology

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

[email protected]
401-863-3184
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Leah_Vanwey

Gregory Wellenius

Director, Center for Environmental Health and Technology
Associate Professor of Environment and Society & Epidemiology

Air pollution, Climate change, Epidemiology, Public health

[email protected]
401-863-9649
https://vivo.brown.edu/display/gwelleni

Rachel Wetts

Acacia Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & Sociology

[email protected]

Teaching Fellows

Dawn King

Director of Undergraduate Studies, IBES
Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

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

[email protected]

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

Elizabeth Fussell

Associate Professor of Population Studies (Research)

Human migration and environment, weather-related disasters, Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, social inequality

[email protected]
401-863-5790

Samiah Moustafa

Visiting Assistant Professor of Environment and Society

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

[email protected]
401-863-5327

H. Curtis Spalding

Professor of the Practice of Environment and Society

Environmental protection advocacy, policy, and administration

[email protected]

Kurt Teichert

Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

Sustainable design and environmental stewardship

[email protected]

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

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