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Brian F. Codding, Ph.D.
Director, ENVST
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Research interests: Behavioral ecology, human ecology, human-environment interactions, land use practices, ethnoecology, anthropogenic disturbance, hunter-gatherers

Jennifer Watt, Ph.D.
Associate Director, ENVST
Associate Professor Lecturer, ENVST
Director of Sustainability Education, Sustainability Office
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geopgraphy

Research interests: Environmental Science and Paleoecology

Brett Clark, Ph.D.
Professor, Sociology
Professor Lecturer, ENVST
Research interests: The political economy of global environmental change and the philosophy, history, and sociology of science

Adrienne Cachelin, Ph.D.
Professor Lecturer, ENVST
Director, SPARC Environmental Justice Lab

Research interests: Ecological Literacy and Eco-Justice Education

Jennifer Follstad Shah, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Lecturer, ENVST
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geopgraphy

Research Interests: Global Change on Ecosystems, River, and Riparian Restoration

Tim Collins, Ph.D.
Professor, ENVST
Professor, Geography
Research Interests: Environmental justice and social vulnerability to hazards, risks, and disasters
Sara Grineski, Ph.D.
Professor, ENVST
Professor, Sociology
Research Interests: Environmental justice, health, and air pollution

 Juliet Carlisle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, ENVST
Associate Professor, Political Science
Research Interests:  American Politics, energy &
environmental politics, public opinion, political socialization 

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Matt Fry



Jessica DiCarlo

Associate Instructors


Zach Lundeen

Zachary Lundeen, Ph.D.
Research Asst. Professor & Dir. of Rio Mesa Center
Associate Instructor, ENVST - Intro to Environment & Sustainability Science
Research Interests: Paleoclimatology, paleoecology, water resrouces, stable isotopes

Amanda Headshot Amanda Theobald, MS
Associate Instructor, ENVST - Organic Gardening



Kim Peterson
Administrative Assistant 



Marisa Brunsvik
Administrative Program Coordinator




Ally Marringa, MA
Associate Director, Student Services 
Amanda Rives Amanda Rives, MA
ENVST Lead Advisor 

Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate faculty meet one of the following requirements:

- teach a core ENVST course

- teach an elective course in one of the ENVST emphases that has the SUS attribute 

- willingness to advise ENVST students in research, community engaged learning, and/or honors thesis.

- involvement in the SPARC EJ Lab 


Click Here to apply to be an ENVST Affiliate Faculty member. 

Andrea Brunelle, Ph.D
Professor, Geography
RED Lab Director
Interests: Paleoecology, Fire history, Climate Change

Tabitha Benney
Associate Professor, Political Science
Jeff Rose Jeff Rose
Assistant Professor, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Danielle Endres Danielle Endres
Professor, Commmunication












Last Updated: 4/10/23