School of Sustainability Faculty

Appointed Faculty | Graduate Faculty

Appointed Faculty

Joshua Abbott

Joshua Abbott

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Joshua.K.Abbott@asu.edu
480-965-5528
http://jkabbott.faculty.asu.edu

Expertise

ecosystem services; environmental economics; land use; fisheries management; bioeconomics; econometrics; economic valuation

Rimjhim Aggarwal

Rimjhim Aggarwal

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Chair, Undergraduate Standards Committee, School of Sustainability
Rimjhim.Aggarwal@asu.edu
480-965-6680

Expertise

resource economics; water conflicts; poverty; water resource management; agriculture; bioeconomics; climate change impacts; decision-making; economic adaptation and climate change; econometrics; economic development; ecosystem services; environmental policy; urban development

Marty Anderies

Marty Anderies

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate Director, School of Sustainability
Marty.Anderies@asu.edu
480-965-8712

Expertise

human ecology; mathematical bioeconomics; modeling and simulation; resource governance; agrarian societies; bioeconomics; dynamical systems theory; economic development; natural resource management

George Basile

George Basile

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
george.basile@asu.edu
480-965-7094

Expertise

green business practices; sustainability science; biotechnology; strategic leadership; emerging technologies; strategic sustainability; entrepreneurship

Christopher Boone

Christopher Boone

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Dean, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Christopher.G.Boone@asu.edu
(480) 965-2236
http://cgboone.personal.asu.edu/wordpress/?page_id=2

Expertise

urban geography; environmental justice; sustainable urbanization; geographic information science; global environmental change; vulnerability; land use change; public health; built environment

Peter Byck

Peter Byck

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Peter.Byck@asu.edu


Nalini Chhetri

Nalini Chhetri

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lecturer, School of Sustainability
  • Climate Change Science Manager, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Nalini.Chhetri@asu.edu
480-965-3099

Expertise

climate change adaptation; science policy; technology and development; comparative and international education; civil society and NGOs; sustainable development; demography of women and children in developing nations; alternate knowledge systems; participatory research; citizen engagement

Dan Childers

Dan Childers

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
dan.childers@asu.edu
480-965-2320
http://weel.asu.edu/WEEL

Expertise

ecosystem ecology; wetland ecology; aquatic ecology; biogeochemical processes; systems science; urban ecology; ecohydrology; water; sustainability science

Nicole Darnall

Nicole Darnall

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs , College of Public Programs
Nicole.Darnall@asu.edu

Expertise

green consumerism; information-based environmental policies; self-regulation strategies; sustainable enterprise; voluntary environmental programs; corporate social responsibility; environmental policy; green business practices

Hallie Eakin

Hallie Eakin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
hallie.eakin@asu.edu
480-965-0011

Expertise

Latin America; Mexico; agrarian change; climate change; food systems; globalization; vulnerability; adaptation

David Feary

David Feary

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, School of Sustainability
David.Feary@asu.edu
480-965-9292


Matthew Fraser

Matthew Fraser

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Executive Director , Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technology Center, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Matthew.Fraser@asu.edu
480-965-3489

Expertise

air quality; sources of air pollution; control of air pollution; atmospheric monitoring instrumentation; atmospheric processes; energy conservation; energy efficiency technologies

Aaron Golub

Aaron Golub

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Aaron.Golub@asu.edu
480-965-2791

Expertise

public transportation policy; social equity; environmental impacts of transportation; urban transportation; urban planning; urban infrastructure; transportation; urban development; citizen actions; forecasting transportation demand; transportation in developing countries; informal transportation providers

Michael Hanemann

Michael Hanemann

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Chair in Sustainability, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Director, Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy, W.P. Carey School of Business
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
Michael.Hanemann@asu.edu

Expertise

modeling and simulation; choice behavior; conservation; environmental regulation; economic valuation; methodology of non-market valuation using techniques of both revealed and stated preference

Sonja Klinsky

Sonja Klinsky

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
Sonja.Klinsky@asu.edu

Expertise

climate change policy; environmental policy development; justice augmentation; social psychology of justice; public opinion methodology; sustainability discourse

Kelli Larson

Kelli Larson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kelli.larson@asu.edu
480-727-3603

Expertise

water resource geography and governance; human-environment dynamics; risk perceptions, policy attitudes and sustainable behaviors; urban ecology; landscape management

José Lobo

José Lobo

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Research Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Faculty Associate, Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business
jose.lobo@asu.edu
480-965-3747

Expertise

metropolitan economic performance; location-specific economic growth; regions of innovation; social networks; urban size and scaling; machine learning; data mining; spatial statistics methods; socioeconomics; innovation

David Manuel-Navarrete

David Manuel-Navarrete

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
davidmn@asu.edu

Expertise

just societies; cultural and consciousness transformation; environmental sciences; ecological economics; agriculture sustainability; global environmental change; environmental policy assessment; boundary spanning organizations; urban tourism; urban social-ecological systems; Latin America

Rob Melnick

Rob Melnick

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, School of Sustainability, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Presidential Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
Rob.Melnick@asu.edu
480-965-5233

Expertise

public policy; urban development; economic development; scenario analysis; strategic planning; corporate relations; sustainability policy

Rachata Muneepeerakul

Rachata Muneepeerakul

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Rachata.Muneepeerakul@asu.edu
480-965-5738

Expertise

ecohydrology; theoretical ecology; biodiversity; stochastic processes; modeling and simulation; ecosystem ecology; watershed hydrology; population biology; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; complex adaptive systems

Charles Redman

Charles Redman

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Founding Director, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Virginia M. Ullman Professor, Natural History and the Environment , School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
charles.redman@asu.edu
480-965-2923

Expertise

urban development; resilience and vulnerability; human-environment interactions; trade-offs in food and water production; archaeology; complex societies; land use change

Osvaldo Sala

Osvaldo Sala

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Chair in Life Sciences and Sustainability and Foundation Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Osvaldo.Sala@asu.edu
480-965-4120
http://sala.lab.asu.edu/

Expertise

scenario analysis; complex relationships; study of social-ecological system; modeling and simulation; ecosystem services; agriculture; biofuels; biogeochemical processes; climate change impacts; desertification; ecosystem ecology; ecosystem physiology; ecosystem restoration; geochemical cycles; microclimate; natural resource management; plant ecology; terrestrial ecology

Michael Schoon

Michael Schoon

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
michael.schoon@asu.edu

Expertise

cross-border cooperation; environmental policy; complex adaptive systems; resilience and robustness; natural resource management; international relations

Cynthia Selin

Cynthia Selin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Assistant Research Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes
Cynthia.Selin@asu.edu
480-965-4349

Expertise

scenario methodologies; foresight methodologies; temporality; technological culture; new technologies; societal aspects of nanotechnologies; anticipatory governance; organizational theory; innovation; public deliberation

Milan Shrestha

Milan Shrestha

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lecturer, School of Sustainability
Milan.Shrestha@asu.edu
480-965-7175
http://milanshrestha.com

Expertise

land-use change; agrarian societies; food security; food systems; international development; climate change adaptation; vulnerability; ethnoecology; participatory research; remote sensing; urban anthropology; sustainable urbanization

Billie Turner II

Billie Turner II

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Billie.L.Turner@asu.edu
480-965-1535
https://sites.google.com/a/asu.edu/turner/

Expertise

land use change; deforestation; desertification; sustainable-land architecture; vulnerability; risk assessment; hazards assessment; agrarian societies; agriculture; ecosystem services

Sander van der Leeuw

Sander van der Leeuw

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Foundation Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Foundation Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Chair, Complex Adaptive System Initiative
  • Member, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
vanderle@asu.edu
480-965-6214

Expertise

archaeology; emerging technologies; invention; innovation

Arnim Wiek

Arnim Wiek

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
arnim.wiek@asu.edu
480-965-2387
http://www.public.asu.edu/~awiek/

Expertise

sustainability science; urban development; emerging technologies; scenario analysis; sustainability assessment; anticipatory governance; decision-making; participatory research; intervention research; transition research; climate change mitigation

Jianguo Wu

Jianguo Wu

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainability
  • Professor , School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jingle.Wu@asu.edu
480-965-1063
http://leml.asu.edu/Jingle/

Expertise

environmental sustainability; urban sustainability; landscape sustainability science; relationships between ecosystem services and human well-being; sustainability indicators; landscape ecology; urban ecology; ecosystem ecology; simulation and modeling; sustainability modeling


Count: 29

Appointed Faculty | Graduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty

Braden Allenby

Braden Allenby

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President's Professor and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management
Braden.Allenby@asu.edu
480-727-8594
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braden_Allenby

Expertise

industrial ecology; earth systems engineering; earth systems management; biotechnology; public affairs; transhumanism; sustainability design; the techno-human condition

Andrew Askland

Andrew Askland

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, North American Law Program, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Sandy.Askland@asu.edu
480-965-2465
http://apps.law.asu.edu/Apps/Faculty/Faculty.aspx?individual_id=172

Expertise

economic law; privacy; environmental ethics; ecological ethics; emerging technologies; environmental philosophy

Daniel Bodansky

Daniel Bodansky

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics, and Sustainability, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Daniel.Bodansky@asu.edu
480-727-8577

Expertise

international climate change law; public international law; foreign affairs; U.S. Constitution; climate change impacts; international relations

Bob Bolin

Bob Bolin

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor , School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
bob.bolin@asu.edu
480-965-6421

Expertise

environmental hazards; environmental health issues; environmental justice; hazard vulnerability; political ecology; water resource management; urban social-ecological systems

Alexandra Brewis Slade

Alexandra Brewis Slade

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • President's Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director of Operations, Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions
  • Associate Vice President for Social Sciences, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University
Beth.Fiacco@asu.edu
480-727-9879
https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/855688

Expertise

anthropology; medical anthropology; nutrition; obesity; global health; human adaptation and ecology; climate change; poverty; water quality, use and supply; food policy; urban ecology

Harvey Bryan

Harvey Bryan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
harvey.bryan@asu.edu
480-965-6094

Expertise

architecture; renewable energy; building technology; energy conservation; energy efficiency technologies; energy policy; green roofs; microclimate; modeling and simulation; solar energy systems; urbanization effects on weather and climate

Shauna BurnSilver

Shauna BurnSilver

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Shauna.Burnsilver@asu.edu

Expertise

household and community vulnerability; resilience; subsistence livelihoods; economic diversification; mixed economies; food sharing; social-ecological systems; social capital; social network analysis; community-based collaboration; climate change adaptation; Maasai and Tuareg pastoralists; Kenya; Mali Iñupiaq; Alaska

Carlos Castillo-Chavez

Carlos Castillo-Chavez

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' and Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change/School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Executive Director, Mathematics and Theoretical Biology Institute
ccchavez@asu.edu
480-965-2115
http://mcmsc.asu.edu/carlos-castillo-chavez80

Expertise

mathematical biology; theoretical biology; disease evolution; epidemiology

Mikhail Chester

Mikhail Chester

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
mchester@asu.edu
http://chester.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

air emissions; energy consumption; infrastructure; policy and decision assessment; supply chain analysis; transportation; urban areas; energy and environmental impacts of infrastructure systems; urban infrastructure; environmental policy; energy policy; life cycle assessment

Oswald Chong

Oswald Chong

  • Associate Professor, Del E Webb School of Construction, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Oswald.Chong@asu.edu

Expertise

knowledge mining and modeling; causality models between impacts and outcomes; cloud technology; predictive analytics; sustainability; engineering knowledge; information technology; life cycle analysis; materials, products and systems behaviors

Michael Crow

Michael Crow

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • President, Arizona State University
  • Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs
  • Co-Chair, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
Michael.Crow@asu.edu
http://president.asu.edu/about/michaelcrow

Expertise

technology management; science policy; technology policy; science and social outcomes; research and development and social outcomes; organization theory; energy policy

Maria Cruz-Torres

Maria Cruz-Torres

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Transborder Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
maria.cruz-torres@asu.edu
480-965-8483

Expertise

human ecology; natural resource management; fisheries and aquaculture; migration; agrarian and coastal communities; food systems; conservation policy; land use change; poverty; gender and sustainability; economic anthropology

Gary Dirks

Gary Dirks

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Chair Practice of Sustainable Energy Systems, School of Sustainability
  • Director, LightWorks
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
gary.dirks@asu.edu
480-965-2799

Expertise

solar energy systems; renewable energy; alternative fuels; alternative vehicles; artificial photosynthesis; biofuels; emerging technologies; energy conservation; energy economics; energy efficiency technologies; energy policy

Kevin Dooley

Kevin Dooley

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Academic Director, The Sustainability Consortium, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Supply Chain Management, W.P. Carey School of Business
Kevin.Dooley@asu.edu
480-965-6833
http://www.public.asu.edu/~kdooley/

Expertise

supply chain management; quality management; management of technology and innovation; complex adaptive systems; text analysis; boundary spanning organizations; data analysis; data mining; decision-making; dynamical systems theory; green marketing; green business practices; entrepreneurship; modeling and simulation

James Eder

James Eder

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
james.eder@asu.edu
480-965-5530

Expertise

natural resource management; agrarian societies; development anthropology; ethnic studies; identity and differentiation; political economics; subsistence adaptation; land use change

Peter Fox

Peter Fox

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
peter.fox@asu.edu
480-965-1734

Expertise

biological treatment processes; bioremediation; desalinization; salinity/brine disposal; water reuse; biofilms; biogeochemical processes; wastewater treatment

Nancy Grimm

Nancy Grimm

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Director, Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research Project, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
nbgrimm@asu.edu
480-965-4735
http://sols.asu.edu/faculty/ngrimm.php

Expertise

biogeochemical processes; desertification; ecosystem disturbances; ecosystem ecology; ecosystem restoration; ecosystem services; land use change; riparian ecology; socioecology; terrestrial ecology; urban development; urban ecology; air quality; climate change impacts; future and systems thinking; climate change adaptation; urbanization; landscape studies; modeling and simulation; urban infrastructure; urban social-ecological systems; urbanization effects on weather and climate; water distribution systems; water resource management; watershed hydrology

Kevin Gurney

Kevin Gurney

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kevin.gurney@asu.edu

Expertise

atmospheric processes; atmospheric science; carbon cycle; climate change policy; climate change; biogeochemical processes; deforestation; ecosystem ecology; environmental policy; modeling and simulation; terrestrial ecology; urban ecology

Edward Hackett

Edward Hackett

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Associate Director, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ehackett@asu.edu
480-965-6561

Expertise

human environment interaction; risk and hazards; social organization; group dynamics; Science technology and society; research organization; science policy

LaDawn Haglund

LaDawn Haglund

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Justice and Social Inquiry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
ladawn.haglund@asu.edu
480-965-7083
http://www.public.asu.edu/~lhaglund/Index.html

Expertise

human rights; political economics; urban development; water resource management; water conflicts; poverty

Sharon Harlan

Sharon Harlan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
sharon.harlan@asu.edu
480-727-6780

Expertise

environmental justice; climate change; gender; sociology; climate change impacts; poverty

Arjun Heimsath

Arjun Heimsath

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Arjun.Heimsath@asu.edu
480-965-5585
http://www.public.asu.edu/~aheimsat/

Expertise

environmental issues; erosion and sedimentation; climate change; human impacts; landslides; debris flows; glacial processes; deforestation; geochemical cycles; watershed hydrology; land use change; remote sensing; agriculture; biogeochemical processes

Mark Henderson

Mark Henderson

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Dean, Barrett, The Honors College
  • Professor, Department of Engineering, College of Technology and Innovation
  • Director, GlobalResolve
Mark.Henderson@asu.edu
480-727-1062
http://globalresolve.asu.edu

Expertise

global product design; social entrepreneurship; biofuels; water quality; strategic product development

Paul Hirt

Paul Hirt

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Paul.Hirt@asu.edu
480-727-9084

Expertise

environmentalism; history of electric power; land use change; urban development; water resource management; water conflicts; utilities regulation; renewable energy; natural resource management; energy policy; environmental policy; deforestation; cross-border cooperation; conservation policy; citizen actions

John Hofmeister

John Hofmeister

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Julie A. Wrigley Private Sector Executive-in-Residence for Sustainability, School of Sustainability
John.Hofmeister@asu.edu

Expertise

sound energy security solutions for the nation; affordable energy supplies; energy economics; efficiency improvements; urban infrastructure; environmental policy; public education on energy issues

Kamil Kaloush

Kamil Kaloush

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations
Kamil.Kaloush@asu.edu
480-965-5509
http://www.public.asu.edu/~kaloush

Expertise

pavement materials design; characterization and thermal properties; advanced laboratory testing; field performance evaluation; maintenance techniques; rehabilitation techniques; pavement management systems; urban heat island; crumb-rubber applications; statistical analysis; modeling and simulation; materials

Ann Kinzig

Ann Kinzig

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Chief Research Strategist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Ann.Kinzig@asu.edu
480-965-6838

Expertise

ecology; biodiversity; conservation; ecosystem services; conservation biology; economics of ecosystem services; ecosystem ecology; urban ecology; urban social-ecological systems

Mark Klett

Mark Klett

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
mklett@asu.edu
480-965-5367
http://www.thirdview.org/3v/home/index.html

Expertise

repeat photography; landscape studies; photography; land use change

Alex Mahalov

Alex Mahalov

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Dean's Distinguished Professor, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Alex.Mahalov@asu.edu
480-965-0408

Expertise

nonlinear partial differential equations; dynamical systems; scientific computing; geophysical fluid dynamics and turbulence; air quality; algorithm development; atmospheric processes; climate change impacts; data mining; decision-making; dynamical systems theory; economic adaptation and climate change; environmental policy; informatics; international relations; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; microclimate; modeling and simulation; optical devices; remote sensing; renewable energy; urbanization effects on weather and climate

Joan McGregor

Joan McGregor

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
joan.mcgregor@asu.edu
480-965-5028

Expertise

cultural issues in sustainability; environmental ethics; ethical issues in environmental law; philosophy of sustainability; bioethics; communities; ecological ethics; environmental philosophy; engineering ethics; emerging technologies; privacy; public health

Clark Miller

Clark Miller

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
clark.miller@asu.edu
480-965-1778

Expertise

decision-making; environmental policy; global environmental change; science policy; technology policy; international governance

Soe Myint

Soe Myint

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Affiliate, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation
soe.myint@asu.edu
480-965-6514
http://geography.la.asu.edu/myint

Expertise

land use change; land cover change; prediction of land change; forest mapping; desertification; urban environmental modeling; geospatial techniques; algorithm development; agriculture; data analysis; deforestation; data mining; ecosystem disturbances; ecosystem ecology; erosion and sedimentation; geographic information science; informatics; landscape studies; natural resource management; modeling and simulation; remote sensing; smart growth; urban development; urban ecology; urban planning; urbanization effects on weather and climate; watershed hydrology; water resource management

Margaret Nelson

Margaret Nelson

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Vice Dean, Barrett, The Honors College
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
mnelson@asu.edu
480-965-9520

Expertise

archaeology; resilience and vulnerability; transformation; socioecology

Martin Pasqualetti

Martin Pasqualetti

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Energy Policy Innovation Council
pasqualetti@asu.edu
480-965-4548

Expertise

renewable energy; energy/water nexus; energy landscapes; solar energy policy; energy geography

Charles Perrings

Charles Perrings

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
charles.perrings@asu.edu
480-727-0472
http://perrings.faculty.asu.edu/

Expertise

environmental economics; resource economics; economics of ecosystem services

Patrick Phelan

Patrick Phelan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
phelan@asu.edu
480-965-1625

Expertise

heat transfer; sustainable energy systems; nanoscale energy transport; urban heat island

K. David Pijawka

K. David Pijawka

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Associate Director, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
pijawka@asu.edu
480-727-7319

Expertise

disaster mitigation; hazards assessment; socioeconomic impact assessment; climate change; sustainable education; urban planning

Beth Polidoro

Beth Polidoro

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Beth.Polidoro@asu.edu
602-543-5686

Expertise

environmental assessment; toxicology; marine and freshwater conservation; conservation biology; marine ecology

T. Agami Reddy

T. Agami Reddy

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • SRP Professor of Energy and Environment , The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
  • Professor, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
reddyta@asu.edu
480-727-7417

Expertise

building energy conservation; data analysis; energy efficiency technologies; modeling and simulation; solar energy systems; energy conservation; renewable energy

Daniel Sarewitz

Daniel Sarewitz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Science and Society, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Daniel.Sarewitz@asu.edu
480-727-8787

Expertise

uncertainty; scientific controversies; governance of technology; social outcomes; science policy; technology policy; decision-making; emerging technologies; environmental policy

Thomas Seager

Thomas Seager

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Lincoln Fellow of Ethics and Sustainability, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Thomas.Seager@asu.edu

Expertise

environmental decision analysis; sustainability theory; engineering ethics; environmental impacts of alternative energy; alternative fuels

R.F. Shangraw, Jr.

R.F. Shangraw, Jr.

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Chief Executive Officer, ASU Foundation, Arizona State University
  • Member, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs
rick.shangraw@asu.edu
480-965-7393

Expertise

informatics; research policy; entrepreneurship; decision-making; emerging technologies; environmental policy; modeling and simulation

Katherine Spielmann

Katherine Spielmann

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
kate.spielmann@asu.edu
480-965-7212

Expertise

economics; diet; archaeology; socioecology; agrarian societies

Emily Talen

Emily Talen

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
etalen@asu.edu
480-965-2055
http://geography.asu.edu/talen

Expertise

new urbanism; sustainable cities; urban codes; urban development; urban infrastructure; urban form

Enrique Vivoni

Enrique Vivoni

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
vivoni@asu.edu
480-965-5228
http://vivoni.asu.edu/

Expertise

atmospheric processes; geological processes; modeling and simulation; watershed hydrology; informatics; land use change; water resource management; urbanization effects on weather and climate; terrestrial ecology; remote sensing; microclimate; mathematical and system dynamics modeling; ecosystem ecology; geographic information science; landscape studies; desertification; deforestation; data analysis; cross-border cooperation; climate change impacts; biophysics; algorithm development; ecohydrology; hydrometeorology; hydrology

Douglas Webster

Douglas Webster

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Douglas.Webster@asu.edu
480-727-0737

Expertise

sustainable development; urban competitiveness; China urbanization; Southeast Asia urbanization; urban development; environmental quality; fiscal sustainability; governance sustainability; livelihood sustainability

Jameson Wetmore

Jameson Wetmore

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes
Jameson.Wetmore@asu.edu
480-727-0750


Christopher Wharton

Christopher Wharton

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, Nutrition Program, Health Lifestyles Research Center, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
christopher.wharton@asu.edu
480-727-1821
http://www.public.asu.edu/~cwharton/

Expertise

agriculture; food systems; local foods programs; obesity; public health; food policy

Dave White

Dave White

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Co-Director, Decision Center for a Desert City, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Programs
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Dave.White@asu.edu
602-496-0154
http://scrd.asu.edu/portal

Expertise

natural resource management; social and ecological impacts; water resource management; urban tourism; recreation; community involvement; boundary spanning organizations; climate change impacts; communities; decision-making

Philip White

Philip White

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
philip.white.1@asu.edu
480-727-6259

Expertise

environmental claims; environmental impact assessment; green marketing; industrial design; modeling and simulation; system and product design; life cycle assessment; energy efficiency technologies; materials analysis; renewable energy

Abigail York

Abigail York

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor of Goverance and Public Policy, Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Abigail.York@asu.edu
480-965-3113

Expertise

land use policy; political economics; public policy; natural resource management; conservation policy; cross-border cooperation; environmental policy; land use change; smart growth; urban development; urban social-ecological systems


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