Florida Gulf Coast University, with its innovative programs, technology friendly campus, and outstanding faculty, is one of the most exciting educational environments in America.
Expert in coastal marine ecology
James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.
Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology Seagrass Biodiversity Aquatic Plants Seaweed
Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors
Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.
Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education
Expert in water resources and pollution control
Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.
Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment Municipal stormwater management
Expert on hurricanes and other disturbances and their ecological impact
Edwin Everham is an expert in ecological modeling and restoration ecology.
Water Resources Urban Ecology Impacts of Climate Change Restoration Ecology Hurricane Impacts on Ecosystems Disturbance Ecology Ecological Modeling Ecological Monitoring Forest Fires Sustainability Education Wetland Ecosystems
Expert in insect and spider biodiversity
Joyce Fassbender is an entomologist and arachnologist with research interests in general biology.
Beetles Spiders Insect Biodiversity Entomology Arachnology Insects Bugs
Expert in social issues and social justice
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 Community Assessment Homelessness
Expert in philosophy of politics, religion and ethics
Landon Frim studies Enlightenment philosophy, Judaism, political toleration of minorities and religious freedom.
Antisemitism Catholicism Islam Middle East Philosophy Toleration Santeria Christianity Hinduism Populism Palestine Israel Religion The Alt-Right Judaism Socialism Politics Ethics
Expert in human trafficking and violent crimes
Dr. Yaro Garcia is a counselor, advocate and educator specializing in complex trauma and disclosure in trauma survivors.
Counseling Education Disclosure in Trauma Violent Crimes Sexual Assault Human Trafficking Domestic Violence Child Abuse Trauma Counseling
Expert in epidemiology
Jayanta Gupta explores the genetic and environmental risk factors behind chronic health conditions, including allergic and kidney diseases.
Asthma Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Healthly Living Chronic Kidney Disease Atopic Dermatitis Allergic Diseases Molecular Epidemiology
Expert in primary care medicine
Robert Hawkes focuses on emergency and out-patient medicine.
Geriatric Assessment Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Preventative Health Emergency Medicine Primary Care Medicine Out-patient Medicine Pediatric Ambulatory Care