John Leshy

Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leshyj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4726 / Office 382-200

Real Property Law State and Federal Constitutional Law Natural Resources Law Public Land Law Water Law

Kyle Whyte

Timnick Chair in the Humanities · Michigan State University

Expert in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, environmental philosophy

Ethics of Knowledge Exchange Environmental Philosophy and Ethics Indigenous Environmental Studies Climate Justice Climate Change

Angela Danyluk

Biologist/Sustainability specialist · local government

Ecologist who connects information and people to make change, solve problems and find solutions within the local government sector.

Reducing greenhouse gases Fish Ecology Agriculture Climate Change Adaptation

Jesse M. Keenan

Associate Professor · Tulane University School of Architecture

Keenan specializes in real estate, housing, infrastructure and climate change.

Urban and Environmental Planning Climate Finance Mortgage Finance Commercial Real Estate Housing Studies

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema

William Heyborne

Associate Provost · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Craig Smith

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on cognitive neuroscience, with a particular focus on emotion and coping with stress.

Cognitive Neuroscience Adaptation Emotion Health Psychology Social Psychology

Joseph Bush, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Rachael Seidler researches the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Spaceflight Human Research Neuroplasticity Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing Parkinson's

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Yang Yang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yang Yang studies how people make decisions, inferences and predictions, and their implications for consumer welfare.

Artificial Intelligence for Decision Support Business Well-Being Motivation Social Influence

Kartik Ariyur

Assistant Professor · Purdue University

Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Matlab Algorithms Simulations Controller Design Health Monitoring

Bethany Bradley

Professor of Biogeography and Spatial Ecology in the Department of Environmental Conservation · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bethany Bradley studies the interactions between invasive species, land use and climate change.

Invasive Plant Species Invasive Plant Issue Invasion Ecology Climate Change Adaptation Climate Change

Jason von Meding

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jason von Meding is an expert in how disaster affects people.

Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Natural Disaster Assessment Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster Management Sustainability

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in sharing the complexities of biology and how all living forms are connected

Evolutionary Biology Medical Ethics Environmental Adaptation Biomedical Ethics Education

Kenyon Lindeman, Ph.D.

Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lindeman applies multidisciplinary research to advance the sustainable management of coastal lands and fisheries.

Marine Protected Areas (MAPs) Climate Adaptation Fisheries Conservation Science Sustainability

Tara Alvarez

Professor and Director, Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Alvarez conducts neuroscience research for helping patients recover their vision and for diagnosing other visual diseases.

Vision Therapy Virtual Reality Vision Neuroscience Biomedical Engineering

Katharine Thakkar

Assistant Professor of Psychology · Michigan State University

Professor Thakkar is an expert in psychotic disorders.

Neuropsychological Assessment Eye Tracking Psychosis Bipolar Disorder Schizophrenia

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

Robert S. Young

Professor · Western Carolina University

Robert S. Young is a licensed professional geologist in three states (FL, NC, SC).

Holocene landscape evolution in the southern Appalachians Wetlands Coastal Management Coastal Processes Hurricanes