Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Environmental and climate justice, planetary justice, global commons, climate governance, and climate geoengineering governance.

Environmental Human Rights International Development Climate Justice Climate Geoengineering Institutional Analysis

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Dr Tommaso Jucker

NERC Independent Research Fellow · University of Bristol

Examining the interplay between humans and forests

Deforestation Ecosystems Climate Change Woodlands Trees

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Aaron M. Bauer, PhD

Professor and Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Aaron Bauer, PhD, is a leading expert on reptiles, with a specialty in geckos, systematics and biogeography.

Natural History Collections Vertebrate Morphology Reptiles Systematics Biogeography

James Randerson

Chancellor's Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

James Randerson studies the global carbon cycle using remote sensing and in-situ measurements and different types of models.

Climate-Carbon Cycle Feedbacks Forests Wildfires Climate Plants

Brett Grainger, ThD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett Grainger, ThD, researches the changing face of modern spirituality in America and how various religions view the natural world.

Religion and Nature Modern Spirituality American Religious History History of Christianity Evangelicalism

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

Kerrie Sendall

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Sendall focuses on the effects of global climate change on plant traits such as photosynthetic rates, growth, and survival

Invasive Species Biodiversity Climate Change Biology Biology of Plants

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes Illegal Logging

Lynn Salsi

Author, Storyteller, Teacher, Historian, Speaker · Lynn Salsi Consulting

With boundless enthusiasm, Southern history and folktales come alive with this Pulitzer Prize Nominated author & storyteller

Fiction Editing & Writing Teaching Public Relations Marketing Communications

Joyce Fassbender, Ph.D.

Expert in insect and spider biodiversity · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joyce Fassbender is an entomologist and arachnologist with research interests in general biology.

Beetles Spiders Insect Biodiversity Entomology Arachnology

John Prindle

Research Assistant Professor of Social Work with the Children's Data Network · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

John Prindle is an expert in statistics with applications to psychological studies.

Aging Research Data Mining Statistics Social Work Psychology

Andrew Dolby

Professor of Biology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Dolby’s research focuses on avian behavior and physiological ecology.

Zoology Physiological Ecology Ornithology Avian Behavior Behavioral Ecology

Laura Kehoe

Post doctoral Fellow, Department of Biology · University of Victoria

Identifying pathways to balance human resource use with the conservation of biodiversity.

Wildlife Conservation Agricultural impacts on biodiversity Chimpanzee Conservation Conservation Decision Science Root drivers of biodiversity loss

Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Johnny MacLean

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the tectonics and geology of the national parks and southern Utah

Field Geology Investigation Tetonics of National Parks Utah National Parks Tectonics Geology of Southern Utah

Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Bjoern Hamberger

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Hamberger's research focuses on the discovery of plant pathways for bioactive diterpenoids found in medicinal plant species.

Synthetic Biology Plant Specialized Metabolites Terpenes

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology