The Carolina Environmental Faculty listing consists of all faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill engaged in educational, research and/or outreach activities related to environmental science and studies. They collectively make up the interdisciplinary community of environmental scholars on campus, providing a group to which students, faculty, administrators and outside organizations can turn to for expertise in environmental education, research and/or outreach. Learn more about the Environment at UNC.

Michael Aitken
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919.966.1024
Email: mike_aitken(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Microbial processes for waste treatment

Marc Alperin
Associate Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-5184
Email: alperin(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Chemical oceanography

Richard Andrews
Professor Emeritus, City and Regional Planning, Institute for the Environment, Public Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-5011
Email: pete_andrews(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental and energy policy, policy instruments and incentives

Stephen Arbogast
Lecturer, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 713-898-2636
Email:
Expertise: Energy project finance

David Ardia
Assistant Professor, School of Law,
Co-Director, Center for Media Law and Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-8955
Email: ardia@email.unc.edu
Expertise: Computer/internet law; copyright law; cyberspace law; e-commerce/technology issues; freedom of speech; intellectual property; media law; privacy law; trademark law

Carol Arnosti
Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-5754
Email: arnosti(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: My research focuses on carbon cycling by microbial communities in the water column and in aquatic sediments. I am interested in the relationships between the chemical structure of a substrate and the rate and pathways by which the substrate is degraded by bacteria.

Sarav Arunachalam
Research Associate Professor, Center for Environmental Modeling for Policy Development,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919.966.2126
Email: sarav(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise:

Emissions, Air Quality modeling, Atmospheric Chemistry, Aerosols, Health Risk Estimation, Aircraft Emissions, Near-Road Emissions, Near-Port Emissions

Christy Avery
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-4312
Email: christy_avery(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Cardiovascular disease epidemiology with specific areas related to heart failure, genetic epidemiology, and environmental health. Methods to assess the burden of cardiovascular diseases in diverse populations.

Sridhar Balasubramanian
Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3194
Email: Sridhar_Balasubramanian(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Social and environmental factors that affect interest in and payment for clean water at the household level

Louise Ball
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7306
Email: lmball(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Metabolism and genotoxicity of xenobiotics

Lawrence E. Band
Director, Institute for the Environment,
Voit Gilmore Distinguished Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-6026
Email: lband(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: watershed hydrology; ecosystem water; carbon and nutrient cycling; GIS

John Bane
Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0172
Email: bane(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Physical oceanography; coastal meteorology; air-sea interactions

Louis R. Bartek
Associate Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-0687
Email: bartek(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Sedimentology, stratigraphy, marine geology. Impact of climatic change on geologic regord of comtinental margins, models of spatial distribution of physical attributes on continental margins subjected to various environmental boundary conditions, improving understanding of proximal record of climate change on Antarctic continental margin with proxy records from the deep sea.

James Bartram
Director, Water Institute,
Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3934
Email: jbartram(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Global health; health administration; health behavior; health economics; health policy; infectious diseases; public health leadership; rural health; environment (water)

Geoff Bell
Lecturer, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-9713
Email: gwbell(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise:

Todd BenDor
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4760
Email: bendor(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Todd BenDor’s research uses computer modeling to better understand the impacts that human activities and development can have on sensitive environmental systems. His recent work has focused on understanding the social and economic consequences of government policies that require environmental restoration during the urban development process. He has also been involved in using regional, land-use change modeling to assess a broad range of environmental impacts and dynamic environmental problems.

Larry Benninger
Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0699
Email: lbenning(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: My research area is major-, minor-, and trace-element chemistry, including natural and artificial radionuclides.

Dick Bilsborrow
Research Professor, Biostatistics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-1738
Email: richard_bilsborrow(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Economic demography; population, development & the environment

Frank Binkowski
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
Research Professor, Center for Environmental Modeling for Policy Development,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919.966.2231
Email: frank_binkowski(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental modeling; meteorological modeling

Linda Birnbaum
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Curriculum in Toxicology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program,
National Institutes of Health
Phone: (919) 541-3201
Email: birnbaumls(at)niehs.nih.gov
Expertise: Pharmacokinetic behavior of environmental chemicals, mechanisms of action of toxicants including endocrine disruptors, and linking of real-world exposures to health effects

Wanda Bodnar
Director, Biomarker Mass Spectrometry Facility, Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility,
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-843-0182
Email: wanda_bodnar(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environment and cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, infectious disease, metabolism

Lama BouFajreldin
Lecturer, Envrionment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: lamabf(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Human dimensions of natural resources management and sustainability

Philip Bromberg
Bonner Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-0774
Email: pwspar(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Air pollution; respiratory disease

David Brower
Research Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4775
Email: brower(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Coastal zone management; land-use law; mitigating impacts of natural hazards

John Bruno
Professor, Biology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1038
Email: john_bruno(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Ecology and conservation of marine communities; climate change and disease ecology.

Raymond Burby
Professor Emeritus, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4774
Email: burby(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental regulation and policy; natural hazards and hazard mitigation; environmental justice; enforcement and compliance systems

Christina Burch
Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4445
Email: cburch(at)bio.unc.edu
Expertise: Evolution in bacteriophage

Jaye Cable
Professor, Marine Sciences,
Chair, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-3468
Email: jecable(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Coastal hydrology and geochemistry

Roberto Camassa
Kenan Distinguished Professor, Mathematics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-8476
Email: camassa(at)amath.unc.edu
Expertise: Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Mathematical Modeling, Fluid Mechanics, Optics

Karl Castillo
Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
h, Seminar Speaker Committee
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-8752
Email: kdcastil(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Coral Physiological Ecology, Climate Change, and Conservation

Gerald N. Cecil
Professor, Physics & Astronomy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-7209
Email: cecil(at)physics.unc.edu
Expertise: Active galactic nuclei- Optical, radio, UV, x-ray observations with ground-based space telescopes

Greg Characklis
Director, Center for Watershed Science and Management,
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-5545
Email: charack(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Water resources engineering; resource management; adaptation to climate change impacts

Larry Chavis
Clinical Assosicate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-8215
Email: chavisl(at)kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Expertise: sustainable enterprise

Xiaodong Chen
Assistant Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-6326
Email: chenxd(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Human-environment interactions, systems modeling and simulation, environmental policy, GIS, China

Lisa Jones Christensen
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4261
Email: jonesl(at)kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Expertise: Sustainable enterprise; social and environmental factors that affect interest in and payment for clean water at the household level

Russell Christman
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-1683
Email: russ_christman(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Aquatic chemistry

Chris Clemens
Distinguished Professor, Physics & Astronomy,
Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3018
Email: clemens(at)physics.unc.edu
Expertise: Stellar Seismology, Interacting Binaries, Time-resolved photometry and spectroscopy, Astronomical Instrumentation, Solar Energy

Drew Coleman
Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0705
Email: dcoleman(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Isotope geochemistry applied to contaminant monitoring

Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld
Professor and Chair, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-8978
Email: rudi-colloredo(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Indigenous peoples, artisan economies, competition, commodities, consumer cultures, producer associations, local food systems

Amy Cooke
Lecturer, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5496
Email: acooke(at)email.unc.edu

Mark Corigliano
Professor of the Practice, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email:
Expertise: Alternative energy

Orlando Coronell
Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-9010
Email: coronell(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Physico-chemical processes for water purification with an emphasis on membrane technologies

Daniel Costa
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Curriculum in Toxicology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-541-2532
Email: costa.dan(at)epa.gov
Expertise: Dr. Costa’s primary research interests focus on the potential for air pollutants to adversely affect human health– particularly understanding how contaminants in the air can cause illness and even death. Methods in cardiopulmonary and neurophysiology plus modern cell-molecular biology to develop models and ascertain how health impairments influence responsiveness to pollutant stresses.

J. Robert Cox
Professor Emeritus, Communication Studies,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4937
Email: rcox1(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental communication and the public sphere; the role of discourse in social change

Patrick Davison
Professor, School of Media and Journalism,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4073
Email: pdavison(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Documentary photojournalism; environmental issues and photojournalism

Joseph DeSimone
Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-2166
Email: desimone(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Photovoltaics; solar energy; fuel cells; fluoropolymer coatings; smart nanoparticles; biological imaging; PRINTtechnology

Jillian Dempsey
Assistant Professor, Chemistry,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-4167
Email: dempseyj(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Inorganic spectroscopy and solar energy conversion

Vinayak Deshpande
Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-1489
Email: vinayak_deshpande(at)kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Expertise: Airline industry aviation, supply-chain management, operations, game theory, incentives, inventory, logistics, product, sustainable enterprise, transportation.

Francis DiGiano
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-2480
Email: digiano(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Reexamination of infrastructures for water conveyance, water treatment, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment with the aim of fostering water sustainability, particularly through water reclamation systems for nonpotable reuse to lessen fresh water withdrawals.

Elizabeth Dickinson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: eadickins(at)gmail.com
Expertise: Ecocultural/Environmental Communication; Eco-theory and philosophy; environmental education; consumerism; space/place; dialectics; ecofeminism; epistemologies of science, politics, and economics; environmental conflict; sustainability and consumption; parks and forests; environmental justice

Lindsay Dubbs
Associate Director, Outer Banks Field Site,
Research Assistant Professor, Institute for the Environment,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 475-3663
Email: dubbs(at)email.unc.edu

Richard Ducker
Adjunct Professor, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-4179
Email: ducker(at)sog.unc.edu
Expertise: Land use zoning, subdivision regulation, and other land-use controls; city and county planning; transportation; building and housing code enforcement

Michael Emch
Professor, Epidemiology,
Professor and Chair, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-1010
Email: emch(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Medical geography/ spatial epidemiology research that uses geographic information systems, satellite remote sensing, and spatial modeling techniques

Larry Engel
Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-2756
Email: larry.engel(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Molecular epidemiology, with an emphasis on environmental, occupational, and genetic factors, including cancer and non-cancer outcomes among persons exposed to oil spills, persistent organic pollutants

Stephanie Engel
Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: stephanie.engel(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Impacts of environmental exposures and innate susceptibility factors on adverse pregnancy outcomes and neurodevelopmental impairment in children. Children’s environmental health research.

Barbara Entwisle
Kenan Distinguished Professor, Sociology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1319
Email: entwisle(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Social demography; population and the environment

Arturo Escobar
Distinguished Kenan Professor, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-7392
Email: aescobar(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Political ecology; biodiversity conservation; environmental social movements

Stephen Fegley
Research Associate Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841 ext. 222
Email: srfegley(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Shellfish biology, meiofaunal biology, barrier island ecology, and interactions among current flows, sediments, and organisms in shallow water habitats.

Maryann Feldman
S.K. Heninger Distinguished Professor, Public Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0674
Email: maryann.feldman(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth

Victor Flatt
Director, Center for Climate, Energy, Environment, and Economics
Thomas F. and Elizabeth Taft Distinguished Professor in Environmental Law, School of Law,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4118
Email: flatt(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental law, interagency environmental cooperation, international environmental law, climate change, and the practice of carbon trading.

John Florin
Professor Emeritus, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3879
Email: jflorin(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Population geography, medical geography

Mike Flynn
Research Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-3473
Email: mflynn(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Industrial hygiene

F. Joel Fodrie
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841 ext. 149
Email: jfodrie(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Coastal Biological Oceanography

Carol Folt
Chancellor, UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1365
Email: chancellor(at)unc.edu
Expertise: The effects of dietary mercury and arsenic on human and ecosystem health, salmonid fisheries management and restoration, and global climate change

Donald Fox
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-1024
Email: foxd(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Air pollution

Rebecca Fry
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-6864
Email: rfry(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Cancer, Child development, Environment (water), Global health

Michel Gagné
Distinguished Professor, Chemistry,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-6341
Email: mgagne(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Catalysis, assymmetric catalysis, synthetic methods, synthetic receptors, biofuels, renewable feedstocks

Marilie Gammon
Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-7421
Email: gammon(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Epidemiology of breast cancer risk and survival; Epidemiology of esophageal cancer risk and survival by histologic subtype; Environmental risk factors; Nutritional risk factors; Exogenous hormone use; Molecular epidemiology

Greg Gangi
Associate Director for Education, Institute for the Environment,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Institute for the Environment,
Senior Lecturer, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-9805
Email: ggangi(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Experiential education; conservation; environmental policy

Patricia G. Gensel
Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-6937
Email: pgensel(at)bio.unc.edu
Expertise:

Andrew George
Community Engagement Research Associate, Environmental Resource Program,
Lecturer, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7839
Email: andrewg(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Community engagement in environmental problem-solving, democratic decision-making, environmental sustainability and resilience theory

Scott Gifford
Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
Sewell Family Foundation Fellow, ,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0269
Email: sgifford(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise:

Allen Glazner
Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0689
Email: afg(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Volcanism and volcano-climate links; geothermal systems; long-term geochemical cycling; geoinformatics

David Godschalk
Professor Emeritus, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-5012
Email: dgod(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Land-use planning; smart growth; dispute resolution

Avram Gold
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7304
Email: golda(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Chemical synthesis; spectroscopic methods

Clark Gray
Assistant Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3876
Email: cgray(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Population, environment and development; survey and statistical methods

Kathleen Gray
Associate Director for Outreach and Public Service and Lecturer, Institute for the Environment,
Director, Environmental Resource Program,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-9799
Email: kgray(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental health/science education, community outreach

William Gray
Research Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3013
Email: graywg(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: My research is in the area of multiphase flow in porous media. This fundamental work has applications in groundwater supply and contamination.

Ashu Handa
Distinguished Professor, Public Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-0350
Email: shanda(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Household economic and demographic behavior in developing countries

Adel Hanna
Research Professor and Director, Center for Environmental Modeling for Policy Development,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Adjunct Faculty, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences,
NC State University
Phone: 919.966.1352
Email: ahanna(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Air quality modeling and analyses; meteorological modeling and analyses; global and regional climate variability and change.

Julia Haslett
Assistant Professor, Media Production,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: jhaslett(at)unc.edu
Expertise:

Elizabeth Havice
Assistant Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3414
Email: havice(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Political economy and ecology, international development, commodity studies, environmental politics, trade politics, fisheries systems

Carol Hee
Clinical Associate Professor, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3785
Email: Carol_Hee(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Sustainable Enterprise

Heidi Hennink-Kaminski
Associate Professor, School of Media and Journalism,
Senior Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-2555
Email: h2kamins(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Social marketing, health communication, ethical issues associated iwth physician marketing

Michelle Hernandez
Assistant Director, UNC Asthma Program,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-5383
Email: michelle_hernandez(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Testing therapeutic interventions against pollutant-induced inflammation

Dorothy Holland
Adjunct Professor, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3040
Email: dholland(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental identities and action; environmental movements and activism

Donald Hornstein
Aubrey L. Brooks Professor of Law, School of Law,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4133
Email: dhornste(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Risk analysis; transboundary and regional cooperation; economic incentives; institutional design; international rivers; complexity

Joel W. Hudley
Lecturer, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-4516
Email: jhudley(at)unc.edu
Expertise:developing proxy data sets for investigating climate, physical ocean processes, and ecological changes from intertidal to subtidal habitats using macro-invertebrates proxies and sediment analysis

Jeff Hughes
Director, Environmental Finance Center,
Lecturer, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4956
Email: jhughes(at)sogmail.unc.edu
Expertise: Hughes’s research focuses on financing and managing water infrastructure and services (drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater). Recent research projects cover topics such as infrastructure public finance, rates and user fees, financial capability assessment, intergovernmental relations/agreements and demand assessment.

Allen Hurlbert
Assistant Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-9930
Email: hurlbert(at)bio.unc.edu
Expertise: Ecological community patterns and structures

Pamela Jagger
Associate Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology, Public Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: pjagger(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Ilona Jaspers
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Microbiology and Immunology,
Director, Curriculum in Toxicology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-8657
Email: ilona_jaspers(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Potential adverse health effects of air pollution exposure

Harvey Jeffries
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7312
Email: harvey(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Atmospheric chemistry; air quality modeling and assessment

James Johnson
William Rand Kenan Jr., Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-2214
Email: jim_johnson(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Urban economics; local economic development

Andrew Jones
Clinical Professor, Kenan-Flagler,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: Andrew_Jones(at)kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Expertise: System dynamics, systems thinking and sustainability

Chris Jones
Bill Guthridge Distinguished Professor, Mathematics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: ckrtj(at)amath.unc.edu
Expertise: Dynamical Systems, optics

Rich Kamens
Director, Thailand Field Site,
Professor-Retired, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5452
Email: kamens(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Atmospheric chemistry

William Kaufmann
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-8209
Email: william.kaufmann(at)pathology.unc.edu
Expertise: Experimental pathology and toxicogenomics

Nikhil Kaza
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
Research Fellow, Institute for the Environment,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4767
Email: nkaza(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Dr. Kaza studies the phenomena of plans and their uses in public and private decision-making. In addition, he is interested in land use modeling, environmental impacts and planning support systems.

Andrew Keeler
Director, Outer Banks Field Site,
Program Head, Public Policy and Coastal Sustainability, UNC Coastal Studies Institute,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Professor, Department of Economics,
East Carolina University
Phone: 252-475-3663
Email: agkeeler(at)csi.northcarolina.edu

Samir Kelada
Assistant Professor of Genetics, UNC School of Medicine,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-2148
Email: samir_kelada(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Gene-environment interactions in airway disease

Joel Kingsolver
William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-6291
Email: jgking(at)bio.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental physiology; functional morphology; population ecology & evolution

Scott Kirsch
Associate Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3874
Email: kirsch(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Historical, cultural, and political geography; science studies; social theory

Alfred Kleinhammes
Research Professor, Physics & Astronomy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 843-2407
Email: kleinham(at)physics.unc.edu
Expertise: Physics

Peter Kolsky
Professor of the Practice, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-537-3406
Email: Pete_Kolsky(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Water and sanitation

Chip Konrad
Associate Professor, Geography,
Director, NOAA Southeast Regional Climate Center,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3873
Email: cek(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Synoptic climatology and climate change

Lawrence Kupper
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7260
Email: lawrence_kupper(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental biostatistics

Don Lauria
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7644
Email: lauria(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Water resources

Jonathan Lees
Professor and Chair, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0695
Email: jonathan_lees(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Geophysics; volcanology

David Leith
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-3851
Email: david_leith(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Aerosol physics and the engineering control of airborne pollutants

Christian C. Lentz
Assistant Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-7359
Email: cclentz(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Development, state formation, nationalism, nature-society relations, agrarian studies, Southeast Asia

Paul Leslie
Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
Distinguished Professor, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1564
Email: pwleslie(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Human ecology; population biology

T. William Lester
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
Faculty Fellow, Institute for the Environment,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919.962.3512
Email: twlester(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Bill Lester is an Assistant Professor at DCRP specializing in economic development. His research focuses on the role of labor market institutions in fostering greater equity at the urban and metropolitan scales. His is an expert on the impact of minimum wage and living wage policies on urban economic development.

Thomas Linden
Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Medical Journalism, School of Media and Journalism,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4078
Email: linden(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental television journalism

Niels Lindquist
Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841
Email: nlindquist(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Secondary metabolite in marine organisms as chemical defenses against environmental stressors

Cathy Lohmann
Lecturer, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-2536
Email: clohmann(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: The sensory biology, behavior, neuroethology, and evolution of marine animals.

Kenneth Lohmann
Charles P. Postelle, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4508
Email: klohmann(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: The sensory biology, behavior, neuroethology, and evolution of marine animals.

Dana Loomis
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7433
Email: dana_loomis(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental epidemiology; exposure assessment

Adam Lovelady
Assistant Professor, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-6712
Email: adamlovelady(at)sog.unc.edu
Expertise: Zoning, subdivision regulation, and other land-use controls; city and county planning; environmental protection; transportation; historic preservation

Nichola Lowe
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-2319
Email: nlowe(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Dr. Lowe’s research focuses primarily on local economic development and adjustment in the North American context.

Kun Lu
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7337
Email: kunlu(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Understanding the health effects of environmental exposure and individual response by integrating the microbiome, exposome, omics, and biomarker development.

Rick Luettich
Director, Institute of Marine Sciences,
Professor of Marine Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841, ext.137
Email: rick_luettich(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Circulation and transport in coastal waters; storm surge and coastal hazard modeling

Federico Luisetti
Professor, Romance Studies,
Chair, Romance Studies,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1563
Email: luisetti(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise:

Jackie MacDonald Gibson
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-7892
Email: macdonaj(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental contamination and risk reduction

Barbara MacGregor
Research Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919)-843-5045
Email: bmacgreg(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Microbial diversity/function

Douglas MacKay
Assistant Professor, Public Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962.1600
Email: dmackay(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Social and political philosophy, bioethics, ethics, philosophy of law, environmental ethics

Doug MacLean
Professor, Philosophy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4500
Email: maclean(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental ethics; environmental risk management

Adrian Marchetti
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-3473
Email: amarchet(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Phytoplankton ecophysiology and molecular biology

Christopher Martens
Distinguished Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0152, ext.141
Email: cmartens(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Geological oceanography; carbonates; sea level; reefs

Christopher Martin
Assistant Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4841
Email: chmartin(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Rapid evolution of new fish species with novel ecology

Mario Marzan
Assistant Professor, Art,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: mmarzan(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Exploring ideas of deconstruction and reconstruction as means by which to interpret cultures from the Caribbean, Gulf Basin, and US South

Noreen McDonald
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
Director, Carolina Transportation Program,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4781
Email: noreen(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Transportation policy, school travel, physical activity, transportation and land use, school transportation, school siting.

Brent McKee
Mary and Watts Hill, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0298
Email: bamckee(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Land-ocean interactions and global change

Tim McKeown
Professor, Political Science,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0399
Email: tim_mckeown(at)unc.edu
Expertise: International environmental politics

Rich McLaughlin
Professor, Mathematics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-9816
Email: rmm(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Fluid dynamics, turbulent transport

David McNelis
Research Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Institute for the Environment,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Adjunct Professor, Nuclear Engineering,
NC State University
Phone: (919) 966-9923
Email: mcnelis(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Conventional, alternative and nuclear energy systems and technology; nuclear fuel cycle; nuclear non proliferation and transmutation

Wei Mei
Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0173
Email: wmei(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Tropical Cyclones; Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions; Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics; Global and Regional Climate Variability and Predictability; and Natural Hazards and Risk Assessment

Michael Meredith
Clinical Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone:
Email: michael_meredith(at)kenan-flagler.unc.edu
Expertise: Communication, Corporate social responsibility, e-business, e-commerce, leadership, media-financial markets, sales force management, social media, social networks

Thomas Meyer
Arey Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry,
Director, Energy Frontier Research Center,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-8312
Email: tjmeyer(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Solar photochemistry and artificial photosynthesis, fuel cell electrodes, national energy and environmental policy

Alexander Miller
Assistant Professor, Chemistry,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-4618
Email: ajmm(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Energy Catalysis, Synthetic Organometallic Chemistry, Metal-Ligand Cooperation

Casey Miller
Okun Distinguished Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-1024
Email: casey_miller(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Groundwater hydrology.

Laura Miller
Associate Professor, Biology, Mathematics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4557
Email: lam9(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: fluid dynamic environment of organisms as they grow or shrink in size over evolutionary or developmental time

Charles Mitchell
Adjunct Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-7745
Email: mitchell(at)bio.unc.edu
Expertise: Disease ecology; global change; biological invasions

Aaron Moody
Associate Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-5303
Email: aaronm(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Aaron Moody is an environmental geographer with training in biogeography, ecosystem ecology, remote sensing, and statistics. His research addresses socio-environmental systems, emphasizing biological conservation, diversity, and system sustainability, and with particular focus on forested ecosystems and island systems.

Jill D. Moore
Associate Professor, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-4442
Email: moore(at)sog.unc.edu
Expertise: Public health law, including local public health agency organization and governance; powers and duties of local boards of health and local health directors; public health remedies, communicable disease control and immunizations; environmental health; medical confidentiality; smoking regulations; legal issues associated with health department clinical patient care, with a focus on medical treatment of minors.

Laura Moore
Associate Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-5960
Email: laura.moore(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Large-Scale Geologic and Modern Evolution of Coastal Environments

Jonas J. Monast
Assistant Professor, School of Law,
Co-Director, Center on Climate, Energy, Environment, & Economics,
C. Boyden Gray Distinguished Fellow,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-7815
Email: jmonast(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Interaction of federal and state energy policies, aligning energy and environmental policy goals, and regulatory options for reducing greenhouse gases

David Moreau
Research Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4756
Email: dmoreau(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Analysis, planning, financing, modeling, policy and evaluation of water and related environmental programs

Jun Nakamura
Research Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-6140
Email: ynakamur(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Mechanisms of DNA damage response to endogenous and exogenous reactive agents

Gary Nelson
Professor, School of Social Work, School of Social Work,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4370
Email: gmnelson(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Sustainable Development; Organizational and Community Change; Social Gerontology; Self-Evaluation

Mai Nguyen
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4762
Email: nguyen(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Dr. Nguyen’s research interests center on issues relating to housing and community development. Within this specialization area, her research examines planning processes and outcomes that affect underserved and disadvantaged populations.

Seth Noar
Professor, School of Media and Journalism,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4075
Email: noar(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: How to harness traditional and new media to promote healthy behavioral changes among individuals and communities

Rachel Noble
Director, Morehead City Field Site,
Hill Distinguished Professor of Marine Sciences, Marine Sciences, Institute for the Environment,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841, ext.150
Email: rtnoble(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Conducts research in the field of environmental microbiology, with specific focus on development of novel methods and improved approaches for water quality management.

Leena Nylander-French
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3826
Email: leena_french(at)unc.edu

Karen O’Brien
Assistant Professor, Dramatic Art,
David G. Frey Fellow in Dramatic Art, Dramatic Art,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Email: obrien(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Critical inquiries in artistic, cultural, and textual performance, particularly in the geopolitical context of Irish Studies

Andrew Olshan
Barbara Sorenson Hulka Distinguished Professor, Epidemiology,
Adjunct Professor, UNC School of Medicine,
Associate Director of Population Sciences, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7424
Email: andy_olshan(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Cancer and reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology, including examination of environmental, social, and genetic risk factors

David Owens
Gladys H. Coates Distinguished Professor, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-4208
Email: owens(at)iogmail.iog.unc.edu
Expertise: Land-use law and planning; coastal management

Hans Paerl
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
William R. Kenan Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841, ext.133
Email: hpaerl(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Freshwater and marine microbial ecology, nutrient cycling, water quality and algal bloom dynamics

Tamlin Pavelsky
Associate Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4239
Email: pavelsky(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Intersections between hydrology, satellite remote sensing, and climate change

David Peden
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology,
Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-0768
Email: david_peden(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Air pollutants; respiratory disease

Robert Peet
Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-6942
Email: peet(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Plant community & population ecology; biogeography; ecoinformatics

Charles Peterson
Distinguished Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841, ext.130
Email: cpeters(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Marine ecology; population & community processes

David Pfennig
Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
Zachary Taylor Smith Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-6958
Email: dpfennig(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Evolutionary ecology

Karin Pfennig
Associate Professor, Biology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-5590
Email: kpfennig(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Behavioral ecology & evolution; host-parasite interactions

John Pickles
Earl N. Phillips Distinguished Chair of International Studies, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3919
Email: JPickles(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Science, nature, and society; theories of nature; mapping and nature; technologies of representation

Michael Piehler
Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences,
Director of Graduate Studies, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Program Head, Estuarine Ecology and Human Health,
UNC Coastal Studies Institute
Phone: (252) 726-6841 x160
Email: mpiehler(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Piehler’s research is focused on the coastal land water margin. He is interested in primary productivity and nutrient cycling in shallow coastal ecosystems and understanding the impacts of human activities on these processes.

Cynthia Radding
Gussenhoven Distinguished Professor of Latin American Studies, History,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-5057
Email: radding(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: The intersections between environmental and ethnographic history

Arcot Rajasekar
Professor, School of Information and Library Science,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3611
Email: rajasekar(at)unc.edu

Johnny Randall
Adjunct Faculty, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0522
Email: jrandall(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Conservation Biology, Restoration Ecology

Peter Redfield
Professor, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-7807
Email: redfield(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Science, technology, and society; ecology and colonial history; transnational and non-governmental organizations

Jose Rial
Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-4553
Email: jose_rial(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Abrupt climate change, paleoclimatology, computer simulations of past and future climates. Greenland’s ice sheet rapid response to global warming. Seismic monitoring of the Jakobshavn glacier. Energy resources and the global energy crisis. Geology and geopolitics of fossil fuels. Energy depletion and global climate change.

David Richardson
Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-2675
Email: david.richardson(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Occupational epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, radiation epidemiology, and injury epidemiology

Ronald Rindfuss
Research Professor, Sociology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3532
Email: ron_rindfuss(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Social Demography, Marriage and Family; Trends and variations in fertility in the U.S. and Asia; Family and family change in the U.S. and Asia; Population and the environment

Diego Riveros-Iregui
Assistant Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-6814
Email: diegori(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Ecohydrology, watershed hydrology, biogeochemistry, land-atmosphere interactions, tropical hydrology, climate and land use/land cover change

Antonio Rodriguez
Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841 ext. 140
Email: abrodrig(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Dr. Rodriguez’s research interests focus on coastal geology with emphasis on environmental response to sea-level rise, climate change, and land-use change at decadal, centennial, and millennial time scales.

Johanna Rosman
Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (252) 726-6841
Email: jrosman(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental fluid mechanics, shallow water physical oceanography, and physical-biological interactions in marine systems

Edward Samulski
Adjunct Professor, Chemistry,
Department Chair, Applied Physical Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1561
Email: et(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Nanostructures for increased Photo Voltaic efficiencies

Elizabeth Sasser
Lecturer, Public Policy
UNC-Chapel Hill
Email: ebsasser(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental policy

Maria Savasta-Kennedy
Clinical Professor, School of Law,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-9805
Email: mskenned(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Social and environmental justice, exploring regulatory and market responses to pollution control and climate change

Cynthia Schauer
Associate Professor, Chemistry,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-0808
Email: schauer(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Inorganic, Energy, Computational Catalysis of electrochemical reactions involved in energy storage and utilization will play a critical role in development of future energy technologies

Alberto Scotti
Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-9454
Email: ascotti(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental fluid dynamics

Jeff Sebo
Associate Director, Parr Center for Ethics,
Lecturer, Philosophy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3661
Email: jeffsebo(at)unc.edu

Albert Segars
Faculty Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise,
RBC Centura Distinguished Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-8467
Email: al_segars(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Sustainable enterprise and innovation; technology venturing and commercialization

Harvey Seim
Chair, Marine Sciences,
Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-2083
Email: harvey_seim(at)unc.edu
Expertise: I’m a coastal and estuarine physical oceanographer and study the circulation and evolution of the mass field in these two environments. My recent interests lie in the development of coastal ocean observing systems and building connections to other related scientific disciplines.

Alecia Septer
Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-3410
Email: asepter(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Interbacterial interactions affecting community structure and function; Genetic determinants of bacterial social interactions; Marine host-microbe interactions

Marc Serre
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7014
Email: marc_serre(at)unc.edu
Expertise: I am intersted in applying space/time geostatistical theory to estimate water quality across the groundwater and surface waters. I have a particular interest in the development of methods using river distances in the estimation of water quality.

Maria Servedio
Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-2692
Email: servedio(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Human evolution

Bland Simpson
Kenan Distinguished Professor, English and Comparative Literature,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4007
Email: bsimpson(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Nature writing

David Singleton
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5452
Email: drsingle(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Gavin Smith
Director, Coastal Resilience Center
Research Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 606-5578
Email: gavin_smith(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Hazard mitigation and identification, recovery planning, risk assessment and natural hazards loss estimation methodologies

Richard Smith
Mark L. Reed Distinguished Professor, Statistics and Operations Research,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-2660
Email: rls(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental statistics

Mark Sobsey
Kenan Distinguished Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7303
Email: mark_sobsey(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental health/public health microbiology and water-sanitation-hygiene

Keith Sockman
Associate Professor, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-843-1989
Email: kws(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Courtship effort and mate-choice, controlof the timing of reproduction, reproductive effort, life-history trade-offs in songbirds.

Conghe Song
Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4764
Email: csong(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: My research is primarily focused on extracting vegetation structure from remotely sensed data and integration of remotely sensed information with ecological models to understand the exchanges of energy, carbon and water between the terrestrial ecosystem and the atmosphere in the context of global climate change and land-cover/land-use change.

Yan Song
Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4761
Email: ys(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: landscape ecology and remote sensing

Danielle Spurlock
Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3983
Email: dspurloc(at)email.unc.edu

Chad Stevens
Associate Professor, School of Media and Journalism,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (740) 818-8812
Email: chadstevens(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Photojournalism and multimedia storytelling

Jill Stewart
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
Deputy Director, Center for Galapagos Studies,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-7553
Email: jill.stewart(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Detection and tracking of pathogens in water. Linkages between ecosystems and human health and well-being. Water and shellfish quality.

Kevin Stewart
Associate Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0683
Email: kgstewar(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Structural geology; tectonics, Appalachian geology

Alan Stiven
Professor Emeritus, Biology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-8316
Email: alan_stiven(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Population biology; community ecology

David Stotts
Professor, Computer Science,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1833
Email: stotts(at)cs.unc.edu
Expertise: Computer-supported cooperative work; hypermedia; software engineering and formal methods; programming languages and concurrency; interoperable distributed systems

Miroslav Styblo
Research Associate Professor, Toxicology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5721
Email: styblo(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Metabolic interactions of essential microelements, especially trace metals, with toxic metals and metalloids that contaminate food and drinking water

Donna Surge
Associate Professor, Geological Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-1994
Email: donna64(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Paleoclimatology, paleoecology

Jason Surratt
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-0470
Email: surratt(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Chemical pathways leading to organic aerosol formation from the atmospheric oxidation of isoprene

Jay M. Swaminathan
GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations, Technology, and Innovation Management, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-843-8341
Email: msj(at)unc.edu
Expertise: E-business, e-commerce, emerging markets, operations, retailing, supply-chain management, global business, sustainable enterprise

James Swenberg
Kenan Distinguished Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
Professor, Nutrition,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-6139
Email: james_swenberg(at)unc.edu

Matthew Taylor
Associate Professor, English and Comparative Literature,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3395
Email: mattheta(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Intersections among environmental humanities, critical theory (including posthumanism, science and technology studies, and critical race theory), and nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature

Joseph Templeton
Distinguished Professor, Chemistry,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-4575
Email: joetemp(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Alkane activation reactions; strategies for hydrogen generation; photochemical energy schemes

Andreas Teske
Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1252
Email: teske(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Andreas Teske’s research interests are in the microbiology of the sulfur and methane cycle, and in extreme marine microbial communities, especially deep-sea hydrothermal vents and the deep marine subsurface. To understand the fucntioning of a microbial ecosystem in the context of its habitat, and to identify physical and chemical controls that determine the function and composition of the microbial ecosystem, sequencing surveys of functionally and phylogenetically informative genes from pure cultures and mixed environmental samples are integrated with geochemical habitat characteristics.

Meenu Tewari
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4758
Email: mtewari(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Economic development, including firm and sector-level responses to environmental and labor standards

Nancy Thomas
Professor, Dermatology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-0785
Email: nancy_thomas(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Molecular carcinogenesis, environmental toxicology, molecular epidemiology of melanomas, research translation, biomarkers

Barbara Turpin
Professor and Chair, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3013
Email: bjturpin(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Human exposures and effects of airborne particles from precursor emissions

James Umbanhowar
Research Assistant Professor, Biology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-8177
Email: jumbanho(at)email.unc.edu

Gabriela Valdivia
Associate Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3871
Email: valdivia(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Development, identity, and natural resources in Latin America

William Vizuete
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-0693
Email: vizuete(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Air quality modeling and atmospheric chemistry

Stephen Walsh
Director, Center for Galapagos Studies ,
Distinguished Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3867
Email: swalsh(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Land-use and land cover dynamics; spatial modeling and analysis

Paul Watkins
Director, The Hamner-UNC Center for Drug Safety Sciences,
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
Verne C. Caviness Distinguised Professor of Medicine, Medicine,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-226-3140
Email: pbwatkins(at)med.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental health

Alan Weakley
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
Herbarium Curator, NC Botanical Garden,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0578
Email: weakley(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Plant systematics; floristics; biogeography; conservation biology; bioinformatics

David Weber
Professor, Epidemiology, Medicine, Pediatrics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-2536
Email: dweber1(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Air and water quality effects on health

Christopher Wedding
Professor of the Practice of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 274-7988
Email: chris.wedding(at)ironoak.energy
Expertise: For-profit environmental innovation: sustainable business, entrepreneurship and investments

Judith Welch Wegner
Burton Craige Professor, School of Law,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4113
Email: jwegner(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Higher education, land use, legal education, legislation, local government, property law

Howard Weinberg
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3859
Email: weinberg(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Occurrence, fate, and transport of pollutants; environmental monitoring; drinking water quality; methods for detection of micropollutants including pharmaceuticals, endocrine active chemicals, and disinfection byproducts; drinking water chemistry and treatment

Colin West
Associate Professor, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5588
Email: ctw(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Human ecology of global change

J. Jason West
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-3928
Email: jjwest(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Air pollution, climate change, modeling of atmospheric transport and chemistry, energy, quantitative environmental policy analysis, and integrated assessment

Stephen Whalen
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-9895
Email: Steve_Whalen(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Microbial production and consumption of radiatively and chemically important atmospheric trace gases (CO2, CH4, CO, N2O). Sediment-water and soil-atmosphere exchange of radiatively and chemically active trace gases

Richard Whisnant
Professor of Public Law and Government, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-9320
Email: richard_whisnant(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental law and policy-making

Brian White
Associate Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1677
Email: bwhite(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental fluid dynamics

Thomas Whitmore
Professor Emeritus, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3916
Email: whitmore(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Historical agro-ecology of middle America

Eric Whitsel
Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Medicine,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3168
Email: eric_whitsel(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Eloectrocardiography, Air Pollution, Geographic Information Science, Meta-analysis

Andrew Whittemore
Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4756
Email: awhittem(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Urban form and design, planning history and theory, land use planning and zoning, primarily in the North American context

Dale Whittington
Professor, City and Regional Planning, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7645
Email: dale_whittington(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental economics

R. Haven Wiley
Professor Emeritus, Biology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1340
Email: haven_wiley(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Behavioral ecology of vertebrates; avian social behavior

Rachel Willis
Associate Professor, American Studies,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0277
Email: Rachel.Willis(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Factors affecting access to work in the American economy

Steven Wing
Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7416
Email: Steve_Wing(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental and occupational epidemiology

Erika Wise
Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4762
Email: ekwise(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Climatology, dendrochronology, water resources

Courtney Woods
Lecturer, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-4660
Email: cgwoods(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental health

Yue Wu
Kenan Distinguished Professor, Physics & Astronomy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0307
Email: yuewu(at)physics.unc.edu
Expertise: hydrogen storage measurements and analysis; physics and chemistry of adsorption in nanomaterials; materials synthesis and measurements for solar energy conversion; oil in porous media

Andrew Yates
Associate Professor, Economics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5374
Email: ajyates(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Environmental economics, with a particular focus on the design of pollution permit markets.

Karin Yeatts
Clinial Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-9899
Email: karin_yeatts(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Epidemiology

Zhenfa Zhang
Research Assistant, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7325
Email: zhenfas(at)email.unc.edu
Expertise: Chemical reactions behind the transformation of organic pollutants in living bodies and environments

Otto Zhou
David R. Godschalk Professor, Physics & Astronomy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-3297
Email: zhou(at)physics.unc.edu
Expertise: Synthesis, assembly and integration of functional nanomaterials; materials for energy storage; sensors; carbon nanotube based electron field emission technology; field emission x-ray sources and imaging systems for biomedical and security applications; computed tomography; and field emission display.

Ted Zoller
Distinguished Clinical Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3103
Email: zoller(at)unc.edu
Expertise: Strategy and entrepreneurship