Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Stephen Hamilton

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry · Michigan State University

Expert in ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, with particular attention to aquatic environments

Wetlands, Streams, Lakes and Watersheds Acquatic Environments Ecosystem Ecology Biogeochemistry Agricultural Ecology

Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

SiG tackles social & ecological challenges by creating a culture of social innovation that develops entrepreneurship for the common good

Social Innovation and Finance Social Enterprise Social Finance Cooperatives and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship

Wade Fisher

Associate Professor of Physics · Michigan State University

Wade Fisher is an expert in the field of high energy physics, or particle physics.

Beyond Standard Model Physics Machine Learning Higgs Boson Particle Physics Physics

Syed A. Hashsham

Professor · Michigan State University

I am an environmental engineer engaged in addressing environmental and health issues using molecular biology, genomics, and microfluidics.

Bioremediation Antimicrobial Resistance Microbial Ecology Environmental Biotechnology Molecular Biology

Aaron McCright

Professor and Chairperson, College of Social Science/Lyman Briggs College · Michigan State University

Dr. McCright specializes in environmental sociology, sociology of science and technology, and social movements.

Political Polarization Values and Sciences Climate Change Politics Climate Change Climate Change Denial

Joan B. Rose

Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife · Michigan State University

International expert in water and public health microbiology, studies viruses, source tracking and protozoa in water with new tools.

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Microbial Source Tracking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Public Health Microbiology Environmental Virology

Howard Russell

Entomologist · Michigan State University

Expert in entomology, specializing in diagnostic services

Insect Identification

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

Dan O'Keefe

Extension Educator · Michigan State University

Expert in large river and Great Lakes fisheries management and ecology

Wildlife and Fisheries Invasive Species Lake Michigan

Meredith Gore

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I am a conservation social scientist building knowledge about how principles of risk affect human-environment relationships.

Conservation Social Science Human-Wildlife Conflict Environmental Risk Perception Conservation Criminology Community Based Natural Resource Management

Richard Kobe

Professor of Forestry · Michigan State University

Expert on the ecological processes governing the dynamics of tree communities in temperate and tropical forests

Tree Communities in Temperate and Tropical Forests Forestry

Steve Miller

Director: Center for Economic Analysis · Michigan State University

An expert in economic modeling for policy, environmental, economic impact assessments, and program evaluations

Agricultural Value Chains Tax and Fiscal Impacts Enviornmental Valuation Economic Forecasting Economic Impacts

Leslie Kern

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program · Mount Allison University

Expert in urban social issues, including gentrification, gender, and inequalities.

Gentrification/Displacement Gender Cities Urban Affairs Enviromental Justice

Dave Owen

Harry Sunderland '61 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: owendave@uchastings.edu / 415-703-8285 / Office 368-200

Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Water Law Administrative Law Water Resource Management

Vicki Grassian

Distinguished Professor · UC San Diego

Vicki Grassian is an expert on the chemistry and impacts of atmospheric aerosols, indoor surfaces and nanomaterials.

Indoor Air Chemistry Atmospheric Aerosols Aerosol Chemistry Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials

Bert Cregg

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in horticulture industry trends and carbon sequestration by trees.

Trees and Weather Tree Selection Fall Color Christmas Trees Tree Care

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars