Profiles in "Sustainability Science and Studies" Expertise Area

  • Boone's research contributes to ongoing debates in sustainable urbanization, environmental justice, vulnerability, global environmental change, and higher education innovation.
  • Christensen uses spectroscopy, radiometry, field observations, numerical modeling, and builds flight instruments to study the geology and history of planets and moons.
  • McHugh is a cultural geographer with research interests in geographical thought & theory, geohumanities, post-phenomenology, and more-than-human geographies.
  • Elser investigates the theory of biological stoichiometry — the study of the balance of energy and multiple chemical elements in living systems.
  • Turner studies human-environment relationships from the ancient Maya to contemporary sustainability science. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among other honors.
  • Arnim Wiek conducts research on sustainable economies and enterprises in international settings. He is also a Guest Professor at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany.
  • Shirley-Ann Behravesh's research focuses on strategies to encourage adoption of sustainability and innovation practices within organizations and communities.
  • Hall is an ecologist and conservation scientist who studies connections between people and the environment. She is the faculty lead for the Conservation Bio & Ecology degree program and an award-winning teacher in her field.