Amy L. Seidl is the Interim Associate Director of the Environmental Program and a Senior Lecturer in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. Amy’s areas of scholarship include ecological and evolutionary responses to climate change, climate change communication, ecological
planning and climate adaptation, and the intersection of climate change and the humanities.
Amy has published two books on climate change. The titles include Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World (2009) and Finding Higher Ground: Adaptation in an Age of Warming (2012). She is currently at work on a piece of climate fiction.
Amy was the host of the Emmy award-winning show Emerging Science, produced by Bright Blue Eco-media and Vermont Public Television. She is Vice- Chair of the Vermont Natural Resource Council board and a board member of Bright Blue. She is currently serving as the Interim Associate Director of the Environmental Program at UVM where she teaches courses in Environmental Studies, Sustainability Science, Climate Adaptation, and Environmental Literature.