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Name Title Current Research Contact
Garrett Albistegui Adler Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Garrett is interested in better understanding connections between environmental variability (and change) and human security. In particular, he works to explore relationships between climate variability and violent conflict, and hopes to better identify some of the mechanisms that may link these phenomena. gadler7@stanford.edu
Ruth Adu-Daako Joint MS-MBA student rdaako@stanford.edu
Vaibhav Agrawal Joint MS-MBA student 911143050000
vaibhava@stanford.edu
Mark Algee-Hewitt Assistant Professor of English

Mark’s research focuses on the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in England and Germany and seeks to combine literary criticism with digital and quantitative analyses of literary texts.

mark.algee-hewitt@stanford.edu
George Amirdzhanyan University Student Graduate School of Business Graduate, Business gamirdzh@stanford.edu
Christa Anderson Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Christa's research interests are in forest management and conservation in sub saharan Africa and the Peruvian Amazon. andersn@stanford.edu
Michelle Anderson Professor of Law mwa@stanford.edu
Joseph Archie Lecturer

***not taking new students

jparchie@stanford.edu
Nicole M. Ardoin Associate Professor of Education and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Professor Ardoin's research focuses on environmental behavior as influenced by environmental learning and motivated by place-based connections. In particular, she is interested in considerations of geographic scale, which is an understudied yet crucial aspect of people-place relationships in a rapidly globalizing, urbanizing world. 
***not taking new students this year

212 Cubberley
(650) 721-2231
nmardoin@stanford.edu
Kevin Arrigo Donald & Donald M. Steel Professor in Earth Sciences; Victoria and Roger Sant Director, Earth Systems Program Investigates role of ocean biology in gobal carbon and nutrient cycles. Y2E2 Building, Room 141
(650) 723-3599
arrigo@stanford.edu
Kenneth Arrow Joan Kenney Professor of Economics and Professor of Operations Research, Emeritus

My research interests include the economics of information and organization, environment and growth, collective decision-making, and general equilibrium theory. My current research also integrates networks and markets.
***not taking new students.

Ronan Arthur Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources rarthur@stanford.edu
Gregory Asner Professor, Earth System Science Carnegie Global Ecology, 260 Panama St, Stanford CA 94305
6503251521
gpa@carnegiescience.edu
Annie Baldwin University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate baldwin1@stanford.edu
Shilajeet Banerjee Professor of Practice, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources

I develop and study radically new ways for design thinking to bring about rapid change and meaningful impact to address the society’s bigger challenges, including environmentally conscious design, design semiotics, ambient media, human-centered design, and other design methodologies.

William Barnett Thomas M. Siebel Professor in Business Leadership, Strategy, & Organizations, Stanford Graduate School of Business

I study competition among organizations and how organizations and industries evolve over time, specifically how strategic differences and strategic change among organizations affect their growth, performance, and survival.

655 Knight Way, room W238
william.barnett@stanford.edu
Michele Barry, MD, FACP Senior Associate Dean, Global Health, Director, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Professor of Medicine (Primary Care & Population Health), Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and at the Freeman Spogli Institute Areas of research
Ethical Aspects of research conducted overseas
Clinical Tropical Diseases
Globalization's Impact upon Health Disparities
Hemorrhagic Viruses
SoM Deans Office
michele.barry@stanford.edu
Susannah Barsom Associate Director

Serves as the chief academic staff officer and ensures effective management of the program.

473 Via Ortega
(650) 724-3074
sbarsom@stanford.edu
Artem Barsukov Joint MS-MBA student barsukov@stanford.edu
Adhokshaj Bellurkar University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate 919978902449
adhok@stanford.edu
Elinor Benami Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Examining how public and private governance influence agricultural production elinor@stanford.edu
Eran Bendavid Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy Effect of global health policies on health of individuals in developing countries, global health, HIV and TB. 1070 Arastradero Rd
(650) 723-2363, (650) 723-0984
ebd@stanford.edu
Sally Benson Director, Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor of Energy Resources Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy My research is focused on reducing the risks of climate change by developing energy supplies with low carbon emissions. Students and post-doctoral fellows in my research group work on carbon dioxide storage, energy systems analysis, and pathways for transitioning to a low-carbon energy system. Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Bldg.
(650) 725-0358
smbenson@stanford.edu
Sarah Billington Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research focuses on sustainable, durable construction materials and their application to structures and construction.

billington@stanford.edu
Barbara Block Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences

Thermal physiology, open ocean predators, ecological physiology and tuna biology
***not taking new students

Pick up
(831) 655-6236, (831) 655-6237
bblock@stanford.edu
Laura Bloomfield MD Student, expected graduation Spring 2018 Laura studies how land-use changes facilitate interactions between people and wildlife affecting infectious disease emergence. She currently focuses on the spatial dispersion and transmission of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases along and between human and non-human primate networks. labloom@stanford.edu
Natalie Bodington Joint MS-MBA student nbodingt@stanford.edu
Alexandria Boehm Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My primary research area is coastal water quality, and recently I have expanded my research to include activities on sanitation more broadly. 

Y2E2 Room 189
(650) 724-9128
aboehm@stanford.edu
Autumn Bordner University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate
Adam Brandt Assistant Professor of Energy Resources Engineering and Center Fellow, by courtesy, at the Precourt Institute for Energy Greenhouse gas emissions, energy systems optimization, mathematical modeling of resource depletion, life cycle analysis 066 Green Earth Sciences Building
(650) 724-8251
abrandt@stanford.edu
Maya Bretzius University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate bretzius@stanford.edu
David Broockman University Faculty Graduate School of Business - Faculty Assistant Professor dbroockman@stanford.edu
Nina Brooks Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Nina’s research interests focus on environmental health problems in developing countries. She is interested in understanding adoption of environmental health interventions and designing and implementing rigorous impact evaluations of those interventions. nbrooks2@stanford.edu
Nicole Buckley Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources
Marshall Burke Assistant Professor of Earth System Science and Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

My research focuses on quantifying the economic and social consequences of environmental change.

Y2E2 365
(650) 721-2203
mburke@stanford.edu
Jef Caers Professor of Geological Sciences My research focuses on the exploration & exploitation of geological resources, from data acquisition to decision making under uncertainty and risk assessment. 367 Panama St
(650) 723-1774
jcaers@stanford.edu
Bruce Cain Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and at the Precourt Institute for Energy Room 173
(650) 725-1320
bcain@stanford.edu
Ken Caldeira Professor By Courtesy, Earth System Science

My research strives to improve the science base needed to allow human civilization to develop while protecting our environmental endowment.

Margaret Caldwell Deputy Director, Oceans; Conservation and Science Program, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

My scholarship focuses on the environmental effects of local land use decisions; the use of science in environmental and marine resource policy development and implementation; and the development of private and public incentives for natural resource conservation.
***not taking new students.

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Ryan Calvert University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate rcal3@stanford.edu
Thomas Campbell MBA, expected graduation 2018 campbta@stanford.edu
Rachel Ragnhild Carlson Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources rrcarl@stanford.edu
Karen Casciotti Associate Professor of Earth System Science Assistant Professor in EESS, focus on marine chemistry and biogeochemistry. kcasciotti@stanford.edu
Page Chamberlain Professor of Geological Sciences

I use stable and radiogenic isotopes to understand Earth system history. These studies examine the link between climate, tectonics, biological, and surface processes.

Building 320
(650) 725-6835
chamb@stanford.edu
Bingqing Chen Joint MS-MBA student
Marissa Childs Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Marissa’s research interests are in the ecology of infectious diseases. She studies the environmental and social conditions that promote vector-borne disease transmission. Her current research focuses on spillover of yellow fever virus in Brazil and the effects of temperature on dengue transmission. marissac@stanford.edu
Craig Criddle Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research focuses on biotechnology and microbial ecology for clean water, clean energy, and healthy ecosystems.

Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki Energy & Envmnt Bldg Rm 151
criddle@stanford.edu
Larry B. Crowder Edward Ricketts Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment Ecology, conservation, fisheries, protected species, ecosystem-based management 120 Oceanview Blvd
(831) 655-6217
Larry.Crowder@stanford.edu
Mark R. Cullen, MD Director, Center for Population Health Sciences, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health), of Biomedical Data Science, of HRP (Epidemiology) and Senior Fellow at SIEPR

Social and environmental determinants of health; role of workplace physical environment and work organization as causes of chronic disease and disability

***Not taking new students

1070 Arastradero Road
(650) 721-6209
Lisa M. Curran Roger and Cynthia Lang Professor in Environmental Anthropology and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research centers on natural resource extraction by transnational firms and the political ecology of land use, primarily in Indonesia and Brazil. My current research group works in Asian, African and Latin American tropical ecosystems to examine the socio-economic and political drivers of agribusiness coupled with community responses and change in livelihoods and land use.

Serra Mall Building 50 room 52K
lmcurran@stanford.edu
Gretchen C. Daily Bing Professor in Environmental Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment Land use, biodiversity dynamics, ecosystem services (650) 723-9452
gdaily@stanford.edu
Jenna Davis Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Professor Davis’ research and teaching is focused at the interface of engineered water supply and sanitation systems and their users in developing countries.

473 Via Ortega
(650) 725-9170
jennadavis@stanford.edu
Giulio De Leo Professor of Biology and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment I am a theoretical ecologist mostly interested in investigating factors and processes driving the dynamics of natural and harvested populations and on how to use this knowledge to inform practical management. I have worked broadly on life histories analysis, fishery management, dynamics and control of infectious diseases and environmental impact assessment. Hopkins Marine Station
(831) 655-6202
deleo@stanford.edu
Ben DeGolia University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate bdegolia@stanford.edu
Noah Diffenbaugh Kara J Foundation Professor of Earth System Science and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

He studies the dynamics and impacts of climate variability and change. Much of his work has focused on the role of fine-scale processes in shaping climate change impacts, including studies of extreme weather, water resources, agriculture, human health, and poverty vulnerability. 

Y2E2
diffenbaugh@stanford.edu
Rodolfo Dirzo Bing Prof in Environmental Science and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Ecological and evolutionary aspects of plant-animal interactions, largely but not exclusively, in tropical forest ecosystems. Conservation biology in tropical ecosystems. Studies on biodiversity. Education, at all levels, on scientific practice, ecology and biodiversity conservation.
***not taking new students

Department of Biological Sciences
(650) 736-7643
rdirzo@stanford.edu
Rob Dunbar W.M. Keck Professor in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment Ocean processes, biogeochemistry, climatology/paleoclimatology, isotopic chemistry, ocean policy Bldg. 320, Rm. 326
(650) 725-6830
William H. Durham Bing Professor in Human Biology, Emeritus

I study indigenous resource management, human health, and conservation issues in the tropics. My current research focuses on environmental causes of emerging infectious diseases in tropical areas, conservation tradeoffs in the Galapagos Islands, and ecotourism as a means to poverty alleviation and self-determination among indigenous and local peoples.

***Not taking new students

BLDG 50, Room 51C
EB.WHD@stanford.edu
Adrien Duroc-Danner [field_personnel_type] adurocd@stanford.edu
Anne Ehrlich Senior Research Scientist, Biology

My research focuses on population biology. I have also written extensively on issues of public concern such as population control, environmental protection, and environmental consequences of nuclear war.
**not taking new students

HERRIN LABS 402
aehrlich@stanford.edu
Paul Ehrlich Bing Professor of Population Studies, Emeritus The role of the social sciences in dealing with global change HERRIN 409
Rachel Engstrand Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Rachel studies ecosystem resilience to gold mining and agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon. www.rachelengstrand.com rce212@stanford.edu
W Gary Ernst The Benjamin M. Page Professor in Earth Sciences, Emeritus

Petrology/geochemistry and plate tectonics of Circumpacific and Alpine mobile belts; ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism in Eurasia; geology of the California Coast Ranges, the cental Klamath Mountains, and White-Inyo Range; geobotany and remote sensing of the Southwest; mineralogy and human health.
***not taking new students

Mitchell Bldg room B53
(650) 723-0185
wernst@stanford.edu
Cody Evans University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate cdevans@stanford.edu
Walter Falcon Helen C. Farnsworth Professor of International Agricultural Policy, Emeritus

biotechnology; food security; food and agricultural policy in developing countries
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ENCINA HALL, RM 404E
(650) 723-6367
wpfalcon@stanford.edu
Scott Fendorf Terry Huffington Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment Soil and environmental biogeochemistry Green Rm. 301
(650) 723-5238
fendorf@stanford.edu
Caroline Ferguson Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources cefergus@stanford.edu
James Ferguson Susan S. and William H. Hindle Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences

His research has focused on southern Africa (especially Lesotho, Zambia, South Africa, and Namibia), and has engaged a broad range of theoretical and ethnographic issues. 

Dept. of Anthropology
jgfergus@stanford.edu
Chris Field Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor of Earth System Science, of Biology and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy Global ecology, climate change impacts, global carbon cycle, ecosystem ecology (650) 736-4352
cfield@stanford.edu
Martin Fischer Kumagai Professor in the School of Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy

Professor Fischer's research goals are to improve the productivity of project teams involved in designing, building, and operating facilities and to enhance the sustainability of the built environment. 

Stanford Univ. - Civ. & Env. Eng.
(650) 725-4649
fischer@stanford.edu
Will Foiles University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate wfoiles@stanford.edu
Jenna Forsyth Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources jforsyth@stanford.edu
Zephyr Frank Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor, by courtesy, Iberian and Latin American Cultures

My research interests include wealth and inequality, Brazilian social history, Latin American economic history, and spatial history.

BLDG. 200
zfrank@stanford.edu
Daniel Freeman University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate
David Freyberg Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

A hydrologist and water resources specialist, Freyberg studies reservoir sedimentation and hydrology, hydrologic ecosystem services, summer drying of Pacific coast intermittent streams, tropical rainfall and throughfall, surface water-ground water interactions, especially in reservoir/sediment systems, and scaling and spatial distribution of recycled water systems.

Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki Environment & Energy Bldg.
(650) 723-3234
freyberg@stanford.edu
Oliver Fringer Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Fringer's research focuses on the development and application of numerical models and high-performance computational techniques to the study of fundamental processes that influence the dynamics of the coastal ocean, rivers, lakes, and estuaries.

(650) 725-6878
fringer@stanford.edu
Tadashi Fukami Associate Professor of Biology Ecological and evolutionary community assembly, with emphasis on understanding historical contingency in community structure, ecosystem functioning, biological invasion and ecological restoration, using experimental, theoretical, and comparative methods involving bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. Department of Biology
(650) 721-1711
fukamit@stanford.edu
Christopher Gardner Rehnborg Farquhar Professor The role of nutrition in individual and societal health, with particular interests in: plant-based diets, differential response to low-carb vs. low-fat weight loss diets by insulin resistance status, chronic disease prevention, randomized controlled trials, human nutrition, community based studies, Community Based Participatory Research, sustainable food movement (animal rights and welfare, global warming, human labor practices), stealth health, nutrition policy, nutrition guidelines 1265 Welch Road
(650) 725-2751
cgardner@stanford.edu
Margot Gerritsen Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering, Director of the Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering, with courtesy appointment in Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering

I specialize in renewable and fossil energy production. I am also active in coastal ocean dynamics and yacht design, as well as several areas in computational mathematics including search algorithm design and matrix computations.

GESB 088, M10 Huang
(650) 725-3542, (650) 725-2727
margot.gerritsen@stanford.edu
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary Care & Outcomes Research) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy 117 Encina Commons, Room 217
jeremygf@stanford.edu
Jennifer Goldman University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate jennygo@stanford.edu
Michael Golz University Student Law School Graduate, Law mgolz@stanford.edu
David J.X. Gonzalez Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources David studies environmental epidemiology, with a focus on ambient air pollution and population health. His work examines the intersections between social and environmental determinants of health through observational studies and community engaged research. david.gonzalez@stanford.edu
Steven Gorelick Cyrus Fisher Tolman Professor in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

As a hydrogeologist, my research involves the study of water resources with emphasis on groundwater. Using lab and field data, our aim is to develop an understanding of fundamental aspects of the transport of fluids and contaminants, and to investigate regional water resources systems

Bldg. 320, Rm. 210
(650) 725-2950
GORELICK@stanford.edu
Lawrence Goulder Shuzo Nishihara Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Department of Economics
(650) 723-3706
goulder@stanford.edu
Stephan Graham Chester Naramore Dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Welton Joseph and Maud L'Anphere Crook Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Geophysics and of Energy Resources Engineering Sedimentary basin analysis; petroleum geology Building 320
(650) 723-0507, (650) 723-0847
stephan.graham@stanford.edu
Mark Granovetter The Joan Butler Ford Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences

Mark Granovetter's main interest is in the way people, social networks and social institutions interact and shape one another.

Bldg. 120 Room 128
(650) 723-4664
MGranovetter@stanford.edu
Kristen Marie Green Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Kristen's research interests are sustainable marine resource planning for Alaskan communities. She seeks to understand how communities that are highly dependent on coastal resources will adapt and maintain resiliency in the face of climate change. kmgreen@stanford.edu
Gus Greenstein Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Gus is interested in the social-environmental sustainability of large infrastructure projects in developing countries. Current projects focus on the evolution of development financiers' social-environmental regulations, drivers of development-induced displacement and resettlement, and political determinants of fossil fuel subsidies. ggreenst@stanford.edu
Nicolas Guillen Barrail University Student Graduate School of Business Graduate, Business nicogb@stanford.edu
Elizabeth Hadly Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Geological Sciences The research of Elizabeth Hadly probes how perturbations such as climatic change and human modification of the environment influence the evolution and ecology of vertebrates. GILBERT HALL
(650) 498-4995 ext. lab, (650) 725-2655
hadly@stanford.edu
Jayce Hafner University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate jayce@stanford.edu
Michael Harris Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Michael hopes to identify how ecosystem services and environmental health indicators are affected by sanitation infrastructure in development scenarios as a way to push the focus beyond that of household-level sanitation. mrharris@stanford.edu
Ida Hempel University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate ihempel@stanford.edu
Miyuki Hino Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Miyuki studies climate change risks and adaptation decisions, with a particular focus on sea level rise and flood risk. mhino@stanford.edu
Randall Holmes Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources rtholmes@stanford.edu
Andrew Hume University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate
Dan Andrei Iancu Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at the Graduate School of Business

Professor Iancu's research is focused on problems at the interface of finance and operations, typically involving high degrees of risk and uncertainty. Specific application areas include supply chain management, revenue management, supply chain financing, and financial engineering.

Knight Management Center
(650) 724-6642
daniancu@stanford.edu
Rob Jackson Michelle and Kevin Douglas Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and at the Precourt Institute for Energy

Rob Jackson studies how people affect the earth, including research on the global carbon and water cycles, biosphere/atmosphere interactions, energy use, and climate change.  His group published the first studies examining fracking and drinking water quality and mapped thousands of natural gas leaks across cities such as Boston and Washington, D.C.  He is also examining the effects of climate change and droughts on forest mortality and ecosystems.

Y2E2 Building, 379B
(650) 497-5841
rob.jackson@stanford.edu
Mark Jacobson Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, and at the Woods Institute for the Environment

The main goal of Jacobson's research is to understand physical, chemical, and dynamical processes in the atmosphere better in order to solve atmospheric problems, such as global warming and urban air pollution, with improved scientific insight and more accurate predictive tools. He also evaluates the atmospheric and health effects of proposed energy- and transportation solutions to global warming and air pollution, maps renewable energy resources, and studies optimal methods of integrating renewable electricity into the grid.

Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building
(650) 723-6836
jacobson@stanford.edu
Abhay Jain MBA / E-iper (MS in Environment and Resources) Student +1-650-996-4750
ayjain10@stanford.edu
Caroline Jo University Student Law School Graduate, Law cjo@stanford.edu
James Holland Jones Associate Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

I am a biological anthropologist with research interests in human ecology, demography and life history theory, and the ecology and evolutionary biology of infectious disease.

Department of Earth System Science
jhj1@stanford.edu
Terry Karl Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Political Science

Professor Karl has published widely on comparative politics and international relations, with special emphasis on the politics of oil-exporting countries, transitions to democracy, problems of inequality, the global politics of human rights, and the resolution of civil wars.
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Department of Political Science
David Kennedy Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus

Reflecting his interdisciplinary training in American Studies, which combined the fields of history, literature, and economics, Professor Kennedy's scholarship is notable for its integration of economic and cultural analysis with social and political history.
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Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2)
dmk@stanford.edu
Julie Kennedy Professor (Teaching) of Earth System Science, Emerita

 I have specific interest in interdisciplinary teaching and learning, and in the effective communication of complex interdisciplinary problem descriptions, analysis methods, and solutions to expert and non-expert audiences. I advise and work on research projects with undergraduate and master's level students whose interests include ecology, energy, land systems management, ocean science and policy, sustainability, environmental education, and science communication.
***not taking new students

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
juliek@stanford.edu
Hajin Kim Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Hajin's research focuses on international trade and the environment. hkim430@stanford.edu
Chad Kitzinger University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate chadkitz@stanford.edu
Brian Knutson Professor of Psychology My lab and I seek to elucidate the neural basis of emotion (affective neuroscience), and explore implications for decision-making (neuroeconomics) and psychopathology (neurophenomics). Room 470
knutson@stanford.edu
Charles D Kolstad Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and at the Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics

Most of my current research is on the economic dimensions of climate change, including energy markets.  This includes the economics of: mitigation and how the economy responds to climate regulations; adaptation to changes in the climate; and climate damage, including the social cost of carbon.  PhD students who work with me train to become environmental economists and should have some preparation in economics and math prior to matriculating at Stanford.  

366 Galvez Street (Room 235)
(650) 721-1663
ckolstad@stanford.edu
Jeffrey R. Koseff William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor in the School of Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

His research focuses on the interaction between physical and biological systems in natural aquatic environments, and in particular on turbulence and internal wave dynamics; transport, mixing, and phytoplankton dynamics in estuarine systems; and coral reef, kelp forest, and sea-grass hydrodynamics.

Yang and Yamazaki Env & Energy 185
(650) 736-2363
koseff@stanford.edu
Anthony Kovscek Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor in Energy Resources Engineering

I am interested in the recovery of unconventional hydrocarbon resources and mitigating carbon emissions from fossil fuels via geological sequestration of greenhouse gases. My research group and I examine the physics of flow through porous media at length scales that vary from the pore to the laboratory to the reservoir.

Department of Energy Resources Engineering
(650) 723-1218
kovscek@stanford.edu
Jon Krosnick Frederic O. Glover Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor of Communication and of Political Science and, by courtesy, of Psychology 432 McClatchy Hall
(650) 725-3031
krosnick@stanford.edu
Angelle Desiree LaBeaud Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

Our laboratory investigates the epidemiology of arboviral infections, focusing on the burden of disease and the long-term complications on human health.

dlabeaud@stanford.edu
Eric Lambin George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

My research is in the area of human-environment interactions in land systems. I develop integrated approaches to study land use change by linking remote sensing, GIS and socio-economic data. I aim at better understanding causes and impacts of changes in tropical forests, drylands, and farming systems.
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Y2E2 371
elambin@stanford.edu
Luis Lascurain University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate luislc@stanford.edu
James Leape Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Enviornoment Yang and Yamazaki Energy and Environment Building
(650) 498-0916
jleape@stanford.edu
Anna Lee Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Anna's research interests are how people learn about and make decisions related to food and waste. aslee07@stanford.edu
Hau Lee Professor Operations, Information & Technology, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Hau Lee’s research focuses on value chain innovations to develop new business models and networks for value creation through effective management of the value chain. His works spans both global enterprises in developed and emerging countries, as well as entrepreneurs in developing economies.

Michael Lepech Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Professor Lepech's research focuses on the integration of sustainability indicators into engineering design, ranging from materials design, structural design, system design, to operations management.

Yang & Yamazaki Energy & Environment Building Room 285B
(650) 724-9459
mlepech@stanford.edu
Michael Levin Masters Student in Environment and Resources mvlevin@stanford.edu
Staci Lewis Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Staci is interested in the impacts of land-use change on coral reef ecosystem services, and the transformation of governance regimes towards adaptive management of marine and coastal resources. Her work is based in the Republic of Palau, an island nation in Micronesia, where she is studying the emergence of watershed management and the sedimentation impacts on coral reefs in two watershed systems that have experienced modern increase in land development. Y2E2, room 226
slewis13@stanford.edu
David Lobell Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute, at the Woods Institute for the Environment and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research We study the interactions between food production, food security, and the environment using a range of modern tools. dlobell@stanford.edu
Mondee Lu JD-MS Student mondee@stanford.edu
Stephen Luby 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) Dr. Luby’s research interests include identifying and interrupting pathways of infectious disease transmission in low income countries. He works primarily in Bangladesh. Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
(650) 723-4129
sluby@stanford.edu
Andrea Lund Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Andrea's research interests are in the ecology and epidemiology of infectious disease. Her work focuses particularly on the social and environmental determinants of schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that infects humans through direct contact with freshwater. alund2@stanford.edu
Richard Luthy Silas H. Palmer Professor of Civil Engineering

His area of teaching and research is environmental engineering and water quality with applications to water reuse, stormwater use, and systems-level analysis of our urban water challenges. His research addresses management of persistent organic contaminants and contaminants of emerging concern in natural systems that are engineered to improve water quality and protect the environment and human health.

Yang & Yamazaki Environment and Energy Bldg.
(650) 721-2615
luthy@stanford.edu
Katharine Mach Senior Research Scientist, Department of Earth System Science mach@stanford.edu
Gabriela Magana Administrative Associate Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Env and Resources
(650) 725-7005
gmagana@stanford.edu
Carlos Marinetti Joint MS-MBA student charlym@stanford.edu
Janet Martinez Senior Lecturer in Law

Janet Martinez focuses her research and consulting on the lawyer’s role in negotiation, domestically and internationally; conflict resolution system design; facilitation of public disputes, particularly in the fields of international trade and the environment; negotiation and consensus-building training; and negotiation curriculum development for clients in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Gould Center
(650) 723-4457
janmartinez@law.stanford.edu
Gilbert Masters Professor (Teaching) of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Emeritus

Gil Masters works on energy efficiency and renewable energy systems as keys to slowing global warming, enhancing energy security, and improving conditions in underserved, rural communities. Although officially retired in 2002, he continues to teach CEE 176A: Energy-Efficient Buildings, and CEE 176B: Electric Power: Renewables and Efficiency.

(650) 725-1049
gmasters@stanford.edu
Carlotta Mathieu University Student Graduate School of Business Graduate, Business cmathieu@stanford.edu
Pamela Matson Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor in Environmental Studies and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute

Her research addresses a range of environment and sustainability issues, including sustainability of agricultural systems; vulnerability of particular people and places to climate change; and global change in the nitrogen and carbon cycles. With multi-disciplinary teams of researchers, managers, and decision makers, she has worked to develop agricultural approaches that reduce environmental impacts while improving livelihoods and human wellbeing. 
**not taking new students

Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
(650) 725-1800
Pamela.Matson@stanford.edu
Casey Maue Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources My research concerns how environmental issues and efforts to promote economic development intersect in agricultural systems. Active projects include: (i) analyzing the patterns in and dynamics of agricultural TFP in 6 countries in SSA, (ii) investigating how access to informal financial services affects investment and productivity in the Ghanaian palm oil industry, and (iii) quantifying how changes weather risk induced by climate change have impacted economic outcomes in the agricultural sector. cmaue@stanford.edu
Douglas McAdam Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor, Emeritus

Collective Action/Social Movements, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity
***not taking new students

Bldg. 120 Room 138
(650) 723-9401
mcadam@stanford.edu
Daniel A. McFarland Professor of Education and, by courtesy, of Sociology and of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business

My current areas of research concern social network analysis, organizations, sociology of knowledge/science, computational social science, microsociology, learning analytics, social ecology, and the sociology of education. 

School of Education
(650) 723-1761
mcfarland@stanford.edu
Michael McGehee Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Precourt Institute for Energy

McGehee's research group studies organic semiconductors, nanostructured materials and solar cells.

476 Lomita Mall
mmcgehee@stanford.edu
Kelley McKanna Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources kcph@stanford.edu
MD Meite Joint MS-MBA student
Anna M. Michalak Professor of Earth System Science (by Courtesy), and Faculty in the Department of Global Ecology at the Carnegie Institution for Science

Dr. Michalak’s research interests lie in understanding the cycling and emissions of greenhouse gases at the Earth surface at urban to global scales – scales directly relevant to informing climate and policy – primarily through the use of atmospheric observations that provide the clearest constraints at these critical scales.  Dr. Michalak is also interested in climate change impacts on freshwater and coastal water quality via influences on nutrient delivery to, and on conditions within, water bodies.  Her approach is highly data-driven, with a common methodological thread being the development and application of spatiotemporal statistical data fusion methods for optimizing the use of limited in situ and remote sensing environmental data. 

DGE 212
michalak@stanford.edu
Fiorenza Micheli David and Lucile Packard Professor of Marine Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Her research interests include species interactions and species-habitat relationships in marine communities, the direct and indirect effects of natural and anthropogenic disturbances in the coastal marine environment, and the applications of community ecology to the conservation and restoration of marine ecosystems.

Hopkins Marine Station
(831) 655-6251
micheli@stanford.edu
Dale Miller Class of 1968/Ed Zschau Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Psychology

His research interests include the impact of social norms on behavior, the role that justice considerations play in individual and organizational decisions, and the conditions under which individuals and organizations abandon one course of action to pursue another.

Knight Management Building
(650) 723-8368
dtmiller@stanford.edu
Grant Miller Associate Professor of Medicine (PCOR), Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy

As a health and development economist based at the Stanford Medical School, my overarching focus is research and teaching aimed at developing more effective health improvement strategies for developing countries.

ngmiller@stanford.edu
Rebecca Miller Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Rebecca studies how different levels of government interact and influence the development of local climate change adaptation plans. Her work focuses particularly on wildfire management in California. rkmiller@stanford.edu
Thomas Miller University Student Law School Graduate, Law tmm@stanford.edu
Monica Molina Joint MS-JD student mcmolina@stanford.edu
Stephen Monismith Obayashi Professor in the School of Engineering and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment Hydrodynamics of lakes, estuaries, coral reefs, kelp forests and the coastal ocean Room 183
(650) 723-4764
monismith@stanford.edu
Harold Mooney Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology, Emeritus

Harold Mooney has demonstrated that convergent evolution takes place in the properties of different ecosystems that are subject to comparable climates, and has pioneered in the study of the allocation of resources in plants.
***not taking new students

HERRIN LABS RM 477
(650) 725-1857
hmooney@stanford.edu
Erin Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biology

The community ecology of disease. Impacts of pathogens on plant diversity. Maintenance of parasite and pathogen diversity. Consequences of global change for host-parasite interactions. This work combines mathematical modeling and empirical work.

Department of Biology
(650) 497-7447
emordeca@stanford.edu
Caroline Muraida University Incoming student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate cmuraida@stanford.edu
Josheena Naggea Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Josheena’s research interests are marine resource management in small island states. Her focal area is the Western Indian Ocean, where she intends to evaluate the networks developed between islands. Her work investigates ways of assessing and enhancing the value of marine and cultural heritage and their potential contribution to the Blue Economy. jnaggea@stanford.edu
Clayton Nall Assistant Professor of Political Science

His research explains how policies that manipulate geographic space change American elections, issue politics, and public policy. 

nall@stanford.edu
Raphael Nataf University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate rnataf@stanford.edu
Rosamond Naylor William Wrigley Professor, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics

My research focuses on the environmental and equity dimensions of intensive food production systems, and the food security dimensions of low-input systems.

ENCINA 400 East
(650) 723-5697
roz@stanford.edu
Richard Nevle Deputy Director, Earth Systems Program I study drivers of past climate change on millennial to million-year timescales using natural archives that preserve records of climate-related information. My most recent work has focused on the impacts of prehistoric human activities on the Earth's carbon cycle and the impacts of these activities on atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
(650) 724-0984
rnevle@stanford.edu
Donna Ni Joint MS-JD student donnani@stanford.edu
Nate Nunta University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate nnunta@stanford.edu
Johannes Olejnik University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate jolejnik@stanford.edu
Chikara Onda Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Chikara studies the distributional impacts of climate and clean energy policies. In particular, he is interested in using insights from labor economics to to study the impact of such policies on low-income households, both using econometric techniques as well as simulation using energy–economy models. conda@stanford.edu
Leonard Ortolano UPS Foundation Professor of Civil Engineering in Urban and Regional Planning

Ortolano is concerned with environmental and water resources policy and planning. His research stresses environmental policy implementation in developing countries and the role of non-governmental organizations in environmental management. His recent interests center on corporate environmental management.
***not taking new students

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(650) 723-2937, (650) 723-4662
ortolano@stanford.edu
Julia Osterman University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate jo19@stanford.edu
Stephen Palumbi Jane and Marshall Steel Jr. Professor in Marine Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment We're interested in ecological, evolutionary, and conservation questions related to marine (and sometimes terrestrial) organisms and ecosystems. We use evolutionary genetics and molecular ecology techniques, and our fieldwork takes us all around the world. Currently, we're studying coral diversity, the adaptive potential of corals in response to climate change, the movement of organisms between marine reserves, genetic changes in abalone in response to environmental. Dept. Biological Sciences
(831) 655-6210, (831) 655-6214
spalumbi@stanford.edu
Jaspreet Pannu MD Student with Scholarly Concentration in Health Services & Policy Research, expected graduation Spring 2019 jassi@stanford.edu
Jenny Hamin Park MBA, expected graduation 2018 jennyhp@stanford.edu
Kabir Peay Assistant Professor of Biology and of Photon Science Our lab studies the ecological processes that structure natural communities and the links between community structure and the cycling of nutrients and energy through ecosystems. We focus primarily on fungi, as these organisms are incredibly diverse and are the primary agents of carbon and nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. By working across multiple scales we hope to build a 'roots-to-biomes' understanding of plant-microbe symbiosis. 371 Serra Mall
(650) 723-0552
kpeay@stanford.edu
Ann Marie Pettigrew Assistant Director

Manages all aspects of the PhD program from admissions through Commencement

473 Via Ortega
(650) 723-6117
ampetti@stanford.edu
Anna Pinol Mediano University Student Graduate School of Business Graduate, Business apinol@stanford.edu
Erica Plambeck The Charles A. Holloway Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Erica Plambeck is an expert in manufacturing operations and supply chain management, and her current research focuses on environmental sustainability.

Knight Management Center
elp@stanford.edu
Emily Polk Lecturer, Stanford Introductory Studies - Program in Writing and Rhetoric SPECIALIZATION: Facilitation and Mobilization of Social Movements in the Digital and Public Spheres; Communication of Community-Led Responses to Climate Change; the Role and Impact of Scholar Activism; Participatory Research; Rhetoric of Sustainability and Resiliency; Rhetoric of Global and Local Development empolk@stanford.edu
Walter W. Powell Professor of Education and, by courtesy, of Communication, of Sociology and of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business

Powell works in the areas of organization theory, economic sociology, and the sociology of science. He is interested in the processes through which knowledge is transferred across organizations, and the role of networks in facilitating or hindering innovation, and institutions in codifying ideas. His current work focuses on the emergence of novel organizational forms. 
***not taking new students

(650) 725-7391
Rushil Prakash Joint MS-MBA student rushil@stanford.edu
Dariush Rafinejad Consulting Associate Professor, Management Science and Engineering

I teach sustainable product design in the Product Realization Network. I have many years of experience as a senior executive in Silicon Valley high-tech industries, serving Corporate Vice President at both Applied Materials and LAM Research, both semiconductor process equipment manufacturers. I am currently president and founder of Blue Dome Consulting.

rafineja@stanford.edu
Ram Rajagopal Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering

Professor Rajogopal works on renewable energy, the smart grid, algorithms for load forecasting, dynamic response, and energy policy.

(650) 725-4268
ram.rajagopal@stanford.edu
Hayagreeva Rao Atholl McBean Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Professor, by courtesy, of Sociology

Professor Rao studies collective action within organizations and in markets. His research and by implication, His teaching devolves around scaling up mobilization, innovation, and talent in organizations.

hrao@stanford.edu
Nathan Ratledge Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Nathan studies clean energy and energy access issues in developing economies. Specifically, his research covers the intersection of the economics, business and system design elements, as well as the environmental impacts of energy development. ratledge@stanford.edu
Sudatta Ray Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Sudatta studies the impacts that different energy systems have on resources and food security. Her work aims to inform developing country policymakers in their decisions on providing access to energy. sudatta.ray@stanford.edu
Stefan J Reichelstein William R. Timken Professor in the Graduate School of Business

He is known internationally for his research on the interface of management accounting and economics. Much of his work has addressed issues in cost- and profitability analysis, decentralization, internal pricing and performance measurement.

***Not taking new students

Littlefield 255
(650) 736-1129
sterei@stanford.edu
Dan Reicher Professor of the Practice of Law

Dan Reicher is Executive Director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University, a joint center of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School, where he also holds faculty positions. Reicher has more than 25 years of experience in energy and environmental policy, finance, and technology. 

Anjana Richards Joint MS Program Manager

Manages the Joint MS program and leads the Capstone seminar.

473 Via Ortega
(650) 721-1673
arichards@stanford.edu
Thomas Robinson The Irving Schulman, M.D. Endowed Professor in Child Health, Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) Dr. Robinson originated the solution-oriented research paradigm and directs the Stanford Solutions Science Lab. He is known for his pioneering obesity prevention and treatment research, including the concept of stealth interventions. His research applies social cognitive models of behavior change to behavioral, social, environmental and policy interventions for children and families in real world settings, making the results relevant for informing clinical and public health practice and policy. Solutions Science Lab
(650) 723-5331
tom.robinson@stanford.edu
Sarah Rowan Joint MS-JD student smrowan@stanford.edu
Martin Rudigier Joint MS-MBA student martinru@stanford.edu
Francisca Santana Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Francisca studies social ecological systems of coastal regions, with a focus on current and historical trends in conservation, governance and resource use in the Gulf of Mexico. fsantana@stanford.edu
Robert Sapolsky John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Professor and Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery Neuron death, stress, gene therapy GILBERT HALL
(650) 723-2649
sapolsky@stanford.edu
Debra Satz Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of H&S, The Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science

I am currently working on two main projects.  The first project concerns the basis for and nature of the state's obligation to provide an education to its citizens.  The second project concerns the relationship between markets and social equality.  I am especially interested in the ways that markets can support, but also undermine, the relationship between citizens as equal members of a democratic society.

BLDG. 1, room 109
(650) 726-2133, (650) 723-2547
dsatz@stanford.edu
Gary Schoolnik Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Emeritus Structure-function analysis of bacterial adhesion proteins and toxins; design and synthesis of synthetic antigens; immunobiology of human papillomaviruses Beckman B241
schoolni@cmgm.stanford.edu
Kenneth Schultz Professor of Political Science

His research examines international conflict and conflict resolution, with a particular focus on the domestic political influences on foreign policy choices.

(650) 736-1998
kschultz@stanford.edu
W Scott Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

He is an organizational sociologist who has concentrated his work on the study of professional organizations, including educational, engineering, medical, research, social welfare, and medical systems.
***not taking new students

Bldg. 120 Room 236
(650) 723-3956
scottwr@stanford.edu
Taylor Seabaugh University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate seabaugh@stanford.edu
Krish Seetah Assistant Professor of Anthropology

I am a zooarchaeologist, whose focus is primarily on colonisation and colonialism. My zooarchaeological research has used butchery analysis (with the benefit of professional and ethnographic actualistic experience) to investigate agency within the human-animal relationship. 

Department of Anthropology
kseetah@stanford.edu
Samy Sekar Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Samy researches how to estimate public opinion at state and local levels, so that public opinion data is more relevant for policymakers. She also studies how people form their attitudes toward climate change and how those attitudes shape behavior. ssekar@stanford.edu
Gary M. Shaw NICU Nurses Professor and Professor (Research), by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) Primary research interests include 1) epidemiology of birth defects, 2) gene-environment approaches to perinatal outcomes, and 3) nutrition and reproductive outcomes. Medical School Office Bldg
(650) 721-5746
gmshaw@stanford.edu
Valerie Shen University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate valshen@stanford.edu
Allison Sherris Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Allison's research interests include the geochemistry of heavy metal fate and transport, as well as the public health impacts of exposure to inorganic contaminants in soil, surface water, and groundwater. asherris@stanford.edu
Lin Shi Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Lin studies approaches to evaluating, communicating, and mitigating the life cycle environmental impacts of Information and Communication Technology products, focusing on supply chains. Y2E2 226
(815) 508-4904
linshi@stanford.edu
Baba Shiv University Faculty Graduate School of Business - Faculty Professor

Baba Shiv's research expertise is in the area of neuroeconomics, with specific emphasis on the role of neural structures related to emotion and motivation in shaping decisions and experiences. 

655 Knight Way
(650) 725-8122
bshiv@stanford.edu
Ranjitha Shivaram Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources ranjshiv@stanford.edu
Nihal Shrinath University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate nihals@stanford.edu
Itamar Simonson Sebastian S. Kresge Professor in Marketing

Itamar Simonson’s research includes consumer decision making, buyer behavior, consumer evaluation of brands and promotional offers, marketing management, and survey methods. Some of Simonson’s studies demonstrate a variety of seemingly irrelevant and irrational influences on consumers' decisions. These studies introduce a new perspective on consumer behavior and suggest more effective approaches to the design of market research investigations and marketing strategies.

Knight Center
(650) 725-8981
itamars@stanford.edu
Deborah Sivas Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law, Director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

 Her current research is focused on the interaction of law and science in the arena of climate change and coastal/marine policy and the ability of the public to hold policymakers accountable.

Environmental Law Clinic
dsivas@stanford.edu
Gemma Smith Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources gsmith16@stanford.edu
Sarah Soule Morgridge Professor in the Graduate School of Business, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, by courtesy, of Sociology

Her research examines state and organizational-level policy change and diffusion, and the role social movements have on these processes.
***not taking new students

Faculty West Building W244
soule@stanford.edu
Stephen J. Stedman University Faculty FSI Senior Fellow

international organizations and global security; civil wars; mediation; conflict prevention; peacekeeping

Encina Hall, 2nd floor
(650) 725-2705
sstedman@stanford.edu
Jenny Suckale Assistant Professor of Geophysics and, by courtesy, of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The goal of my research is to advance our basic understanding and predictive capabilities of complex multi-phase flows that are fundamental to Earth science. 

Mitchell 363
(650) 497-6456
jsuckale@stanford.edu
Srishti Sundram University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate srishti@stanford.edu
Jim Francis, Jr Sweeney [field_personnel_type]

Economic and environmental effects of environmental policies; Implications of environmental policy for technological innovation.

Briana Swette Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Briana studies rural land use change and governance, using methods from geography, ecology, and the social sciences. She is currently investigating how public lands livestock grazing is changing in Idaho's High Divide landscape, and the consequences for communities and ecosystems. bswette@stanford.edu
Shannon Swanson Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Shannon studies artisanal fishing communities in small island nations in South East Asia and Oceania and how they are affected by tourism, marine protected areas, conflict, social learning networks, and governance structures. She is also interested in developing new qualitative methods of research using film and photography. shanswan@stanford.edu
Leon Szeptycki Professor of the Practice, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Leon is an attorney who specializes in water quality, water use and watershed restoration. His work includes issues related to stream flow restoration in the context of the western appropriative rights system and increasing human demands on water.

leonsz@stanford.edu
Leif Thomas Associate Professor of Earth System Science and, by courtesy, of Civil and Environmental Engineering Physical oceanography; theory and numerical modeling of the ocean circulation; dynamics of ocean fronts and vortices; upper ocean processes; air-sea interaction. 473 Via Ortega Y2E2 Bldg
(650) 721-1140
leift@stanford.edu
Barton Thompson Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

A leading expert in environmental and natural resources law and policy, Barton H. “Buzz” Thompson, Jr. has contributed a large body of scholarship on environmental issues ranging from the future of endangered species and fisheries to the use of economic techniques for regulating the environment.

CROWN QUAD N343
(650) 723-2518
buzzt@stanford.edu
Hiro (Kai Ping) Tien University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate hirotien@stanford.edu
Shripad Tuljapurkar The Dean and Virginia Morrison Professor of Population Studies Stochastic dynamics of human and natural populations; prehistoric societies; probability forecasts including sex ratios, mortality, aging and fiscal balance; life history evolution. Herrin Labs 454
(650) 723-6311, (650) 724-4171
tulja@stanford.edu
Jose Urteaga Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Jose Urteaga research centers on the governance and sustainable management of marine natural resources in developing countries. Particularly he is interested in understanding how social and institutional arrangements interact to manage diverse habitats and species and how these arrangements are affected by contextual and historical factors. Currently, he is focusing on sea turtle conservation in Nicaragua and El Salvador. jurteaga@stanford.edu
Allan Van Vliet University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate vanvliet@stanford.edu
Peter Vitousek Clifford G. Morrison Professor in Population and Resource Studies, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Earth System Science Vitousek's research interests include: evaluating the global cycles of nitrogen and phosphorus, and how they are altered by human activity; understanding how the interaction of land and culture contributed to the sustainability of Hawaiian (and other Pacific) agriculture and society before European contact; and working to make fertilizer applications more efficient and less environmentally damaging (especially in rapidly growing economies) Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building 375
(650) 725-1866
vitousek@stanford.edu
Manuel Waenke Joint MS-MBA student mwaenke@stanford.edu
Jen Wang Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Jennifer's research interests address human behaviour change in the context of climate change, with the ultimate aim of shifting normative practices and paradigms within public policy, business, and individual behaviour to effectively account for the impacts and risks of climate change and environmental sustainability. jw56@stanford.edu
Michael Wara Sr Research Scholar, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

An expert on energy and environmental law, Michael Wara’s research focuses on climate and electricity policy. His current scholarship lies at the intersection between environmental law, energy law, international relations, atmospheric science, and technology policy.

michael.wara@stanford.edu
Jeremy Weinstein Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research ivil war; ethnic politics; political economy of development; Africa jweinst@stanford.edu
Megan Welch Joint MS-MBA student mcwelch@stanford.edu
John Weyant Professor (Research) of Management Science and Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy

His current research focuses on analysis of global climate change policy options, energy efficiency analysis, energy technology assessment, and models for strategic planning. 

Huang Engineering Center
(650) 723-0645, (650) 723-3506
weyant@stanford.edu
Richard White Margaret Byrne Professor of American History

Richard White is a Pulitzer-Prize nominated historian specializing in the history of the American west, environmental history and Native American history.
***not taking new students

BLDG. 200 Rm 31
(650) 723-2651
whiter@stanford.edu
Michael Wilcox Senior Lecturer, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Professor Wilcox's main research interests include Native American ethnohistory in the American Southwest; the history of Pueblo Peoples in New Mexico; Indigenous Archaeology; ethnic identity and conflict; DNA, race and cultural identity in archaeology and popular culture; and the political and historical relationships between Native Americans, anthropologists and archaeologists.

BLDG. 40-41G
(650) 736-1255
mwilcox@stanford.edu
Robb Willer Professor of Sociology and, by courtesy, of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business willer@stanford.edu
Mikael Wolfe Assistant Professor of History

I am an environmental historian of modern Mexico and Latin America focusing on the history of water control, agrarian reform, hydraulic technology, drought and climate change.

mikaelw@stanford.edu
Philip Womble Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources Philip studies legal and water supply planning strategies that use water markets to help communities and ecosystems adapt to drought and climate change. pjwomble@stanford.edu
Graham Wookey University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate gwookey@stanford.edu
Madhu Yalamarthi University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate madhuy55@stanford.edu
Maile Yee [field_personnel_type] mayee@stanford.edu
Leehi Yona Incoming PhD Student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources leehi@stanford.edu
Jim Yu University Student Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources Graduate jy342@stanford.edu
Mark Zoback Benjamin M. Page Professor in Earth Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy MITCHELL 347
(650) 725-9295
zoback@stanford.edu