Fritz Roka, Ph.D.

Expert in agriculture economics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Fritz Roka specializes in the study and research of Florida agribusiness.

Farm Management Farm Labor Citrus Business Florida Agribusiness Agricultural Economic Impact

Michael Savarese, Ph.D.

Expert in sea-level rise and environmental change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Savarese studies the history of environmental change in coastal areas and how this can inform the future.

Conservation Paleobiology Geologic History of Southwest Florida Climate Change Coastal Geology Sea Level Rise

Jane Landers

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert on digital archives and the history of Colonial Latin America, slavery, early American black history.

Africa Colonial Latin America Caribbean History Comparative Slave Systems The Atlantic World

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Lyn Millner, M.F.A.

Expert in news literacy, journalism, writing and cults · Florida Gulf Coast University

Lyn Millner is an author whose specialties include Florida history and narrative journalism.

Editing Journalism History News Literacy Mobile Journalism Grammar

Frances (Jack) Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

An applied ecologist, Frances (Jack) Putz aims to use science to solve real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Serge Thomas, Ph.D.

Expert in the ecology of aquatic environments · Florida Gulf Coast University

Serge Thomas specializes in the consequences of natural and human stresses in aquatic ecosystems.

Ecological Engineering Hydrosystems Technologies to Clean Water Microplastics Algal Blooms

Jonathan Crane

Professor · University of Florida

Jonathan Crane studies how hurricanes affect Florida agriculture.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Biodiversity and the Environment

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Sharon Austin

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American Government, Urban Politics, and African American Politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Nora Egan Demers, Ph.D.

Expert in health and pollution · Florida Gulf Coast University

Nora Demers researches the effects of stressors on biological systems.

Human Health Sustainability Effects of Stressors on Biological Systems Community Engagement Immunology

Nicholas Vargas

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Nicholas Vargas’ research is driven by questions about racialization and racial boundaries.

Racial Classification Racial Stratification Interpersonal Networks Latin American Studies Immigration

Joanne Muller, Ph.D.

Expert in hurricanes and climate change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joanne Muller is an expert in the impact of climate change in tropical and sub-tropical areas.

Women in STEM Weather Climate Change Paleoclimatology Hurricanes

Peter J. Bergerson, Ph.D.

Expert in national and Florida politics and public policy · Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter Bergerson focuses on U.S. campaigns and elections, the presidency and congress.

U.S. Census Florida Politics Florida Elections Florida's role in national elections U.S. Politics

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood

Associate Professor and Department Chair · University of Florida

Sabo-Attwood's most recent work has centered on understanding the connection between nature and wellness,

Aquatic Toxicology Nanomaterials Global Health Environmental Toxicology

Joshua Voss, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Joshua Voss' areas of interest include coral reef ecology, coral health and disease, molecular ecology, marine conservation and management.

Coral Health and Disease Coral Reef Ecosystems Marine Conservation Molecular Ecology Coral Reef Ecology

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Wagner's research and teaching interests include judicial politics, political behavior and legislative behavior

Florida Politics Politics in Film and Fiction Research Methods Public Opinion and American Politics Political Party and Interest Groups

Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Michael L. Parsons, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal water health · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Parsons studies the causes of harmful algal blooms and how their toxins can impact marine and human lives.

Phytoplankton Ecology Coral Reef Ecology Ciguatera Outbreaks Coastal Water Health Plankton Ecosystems