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Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, School of Education; Center Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

I research the use of social strategies— such as education, communications, and social marketing— by non-governmental organizations to engage individuals and communities in decision-making related to natural resource management. I also work in the area of visitor studies and environmental education program evaluation in environmental education centers, parks, natural history museums, zoos, and aquariums.


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Kenneth J. Arrow, Joan Kenney Professor, Economics, emeritus

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

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.


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Gregory Asner, Professor (by Courtesy), EESS; Carnegie Institution, Global Ecology

Department of Environmental Earth System Science

My research centers on how human activities alter the composition and functioning of ecosystems at regional scales. I combine field work, airborne and satellite mapping, and computer simulation modeling to understand the response of ecosystems to land use and climate change.


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Shilajeet (Banny) Banerjee, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & 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.


Stephen Barley

Stephen Barley, Professor, Management Science and Engineering

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

I am currently researching corporate power in the United States, the rhetorical history of telecommuting, and how sophisticated mathematical modeling tools are altering the work of engineers who design automobiles.


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William Barnett, Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Business Leadership, Strategy, and Organizations, Graduate School of Business; Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

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. My studies span a range of industries and contexts, including organizations in computers, telecommunications, research and development, software, semiconductors, disk drives, newspaper publishing, beer brewing, banking, and the environment.


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Michele Barry, Senior Associate Dean for Global Health; Director of Global Health Programs, School of Medicine

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

My scholarly interests include global health workforce, clinical tropical medicine, emerging infectious diseases, problems of underserved populations and globalization’s impact upon health in the developing world.


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Sarah Billington, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

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