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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 Adair Associate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Modeling global climate change
Ingi Angarsson Assistant Professor, Biology Population genetics
Brian Beckage Professor, Plant Biology Dyanimcs of forests
Alison Brody Professor, Biology Population and community dynamics
Breck Bowden Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and Director, VT Water Resources and Lake Studies Center, Lake Champlain Sea Grant Watershed science and planning
Sara Cahan Associate Professor and Chair, Biology Social insect ecology
Aimée Classen Asssociate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Global climate change ecology
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux Professor, Geography Climate variability and change
Gillian Galford Research Asssociate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Land cover and land use change
Joel Goldberg Professor, Chemistry Plasma spectrochemistry
Charles Goodnight Professor, Biology Genetic differentiation in populations
Nicholas Gotelli Professor, Biology The organization of plant and animal communities
Gary Hawley Research Associate, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Forest dynamics
Kenneth Helms Research Assistant Professor, Biology Ecological and sustainable forestry
Stephen Keller Assistant Professor, Plant Biology Ecological and population genomics
William Keeton Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Forest ecology and sustainable forestry
Bill Kilpatrick Professor, Biology Molecular systematics
Christopher Landry Professor and Chair, Chemistry Inorganic chemistry, materials science
Andrea Lini Associate Professor and Chair, Geology Limnogeology: the study of lake systems
Mindy Morales-Williams Assistant Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Aquatic ecology
Deborah Neher Professor and Chair, Plant and Soil Science Soil ecology
Julia Perdrial Associate Professor, Geology Critical zone environmental processes
Nicholas Perdrial Assistant Professor, Geology Contaminant transport, environmental geology
Melissa Pespeni Assistant Professor, Biology Ecological genomics, evolutionary biology
Guiseppe Petrucci Associate Professor, Chemistry Analytical chemistry and aerosols analysis
Jennifer Pontius Research Associate Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Forest health, remote sensing and GIS
Shelly Rayback Associate Professor, Geography Paleoclimatology, biogeography
Joe Roman Research Affiliate, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity, marine population genetics
Don Ross Research Professor, Plant and Soil Science and Director, Agricultural and Environmental Testing Lab Soil chemistry
Eric Roy Assistant Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Nutrient biochemistry, ecological engineering
Eric Ruggles Lecturer, Chemistry Physical organic chemistry
Andrew Schroth Research Assistant Professor, Geology Aquatic geochemistry
Lori Stevens Professor, Biology Evolution and computational biology
Jason Stockwell Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Aquatic ecology
Rory Waterman Professor, Chemistry Inorganic chemistry, hydrogen fuel development
Beverley Wemple Professor and Chair, Geography Water resources, GIS
Matthew White Assistant Professor, Physics Photovoltaic cell development
Clayton Williams Research Assistant Professor, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Aquatic biogeochemistry