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Leadership

E-IPER's policies, requirements, and future directions are guided by dedicated faculty representing Stanford's seven schools and many departments. The Executive Committee, led by faculty director Peter Vitousek, provides long-term vision and consistent policies. The Academic Guidance Committee, comprising advisors of PhD students, meets annually to review student progress and offer recommendations to keep all students on track. Many other Affiliated Faculty members are actively engaged in advising students, developing and teaching courses, reviewing prospective student applications, and creating professional development opportunities.

Executive Committee

Peter Vitousek, Sykes Family Faculty Director

Clifford G. Morrison Professor in Population and Resource Studies, Biology
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment
Senior Fellow, by courtesy, Freeman Spogli Institute

 
Nicole Ardoin

Nicole Ardoin, Acting Faculty Director

Associate Professor of Education
Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

 

Jennifer (Jenna) Davis

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Center Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

 

James Holland Jones

Associate Professor, Earth System Science
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

 

Charles D. Kolstad

Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy
Professor, by courtesy, of Economics

 

Eric Lambin

George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor, Earth System Science
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

 
Stephen Luby

Stephen Luby, Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute and the Freeman Spogli Institute and Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

 

Erica Plambeck

Charles A. Holloway Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology, Graduate School of Business
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

 

Barton H. "Buzz" Thompson, Jr.

Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law, School of Law
Perry L. McCarty Director, Woods Institute for the Environment
Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute

 

John Weyant

Professor (Research), Management Science and Engineering
Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy
Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

 
Kika Santana

Francisca Santana

PhD Student representative

 
Julia Osterman

Julia Osterman

Joint MS-MBA Students representative