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As a cross-college program, Environmental Sciences at UVM draws upon knowledge from faculty members spanning many departments and disciplines, including Ecology, Biology, Plant Biology, Plant and Soil Science, Geology, Chemistry and Physics. They are scholars in their fields, offering ample opportunities for students to engage in meaningful undergraduate research.

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Carol AdairAssociate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesModeling global climate change
Ingi AngarssonAssistant Professor, BiologyPopulation genetics
Brian BeckageProfessor, Plant BiologyDyanimcs of forests
Alison BrodyProfessor, BiologyPopulation and community dynamics
Breck BowdenProfessor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and Director, VT Water Resources and Lake Studies Center, Lake Champlain Sea GrantWatershed science and planning
Sara CahanAssociate Professor and Chair, BiologySocial insect ecology
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-GirouxProfessor, GeographyClimate variability and change
Gillian GalfordResearch Asssociate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesLand cover and land use change
Joel GoldbergProfessor, ChemistryPlasma spectrochemistry
Charles GoodnightProfessor, BiologyGenetic differentiation in populations
Nicholas GotelliProfessor, BiologyThe organization of plant and animal communities
Gary HawleyResearch Associate, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesForest dynamics
Kenneth HelmsResearch Assistant Professor, BiologyEcological and sustainable forestry
Stephen KellerAssistant Professor, Plant BiologyEcological and population genomics
William KeetonProfessor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesForest ecology and sustainable forestry
Bill KilpatrickProfessor, BiologyMolecular systematics
Christopher LandryProfessor and Chair, ChemistryInorganic chemistry, materials science
Andrea LiniAssociate Professor and Chair, GeologyLimnogeology: the study of lake systems
Mindy Morales-WilliamsAssistant Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesAquatic ecology
Deborah NeherProfessor and Chair, Plant and Soil ScienceSoil ecology
Julia PerdrialAssociate Professor, GeologyCritical zone environmental processes
Nicholas PerdrialAssistant Professor, GeologyContaminant transport, environmental geology
Melissa PespeniAssistant Professor, BiologyEcological genomics, evolutionary biology
Guiseppe PetrucciAssociate Professor, ChemistryAnalytical chemistry and aerosols analysis
Jennifer PontiusResearch Associate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesForest health, remote sensing and GIS
Shelly RaybackAssociate Professor, GeographyPaleoclimatology, biogeography
Joe RomanResearch Affiliate, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesBiodiversity, marine population genetics
Don RossResearch Professor, Plant and Soil Science and Director, Agricultural and Environmental Testing LabSoil chemistry
Eric RoyAssistant Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesNutrient biochemistry, ecological engineering
Eric RugglesLecturer, ChemistryPhysical organic chemistry
Andrew SchrothResearch Assistant Professor, GeologyAquatic geochemistry
Lori StevensProfessor, BiologyEvolution and computational biology
Jason StockwellProfessor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesAquatic ecology
Rory WatermanProfessor, ChemistryInorganic chemistry, hydrogen fuel development
Beverley WempleProfessor and Chair, GeographyWater resources, GIS
Matthew WhiteAssistant Professor, PhysicsPhotovoltaic cell development