Faculty & Staff
Associate Professor of Geosciences
B.S., Yale University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Continuing study of physical model and salt content of local community and campus water supply, ICP-OES analysis of water; Ion chromatography.
Professor of Geosciences
B.S., M.A., Binghamton University; Ph.D., Brown University
Research interests: biogeochemistry, environmental geochemistry, and medical geology.
B.S., Eckerd College; Ph.D., Indiana University (Bloomington)
Physical/Inorganic chemist, doing quantum chemistry and applications of computers in chemical education.
Camilla Chandler Frost Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Focuses on environmental politics, international environmental law, ocean and atmospheric issues, and protection of the global commons.
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis M.Sc., University of Michigan Ph.D., University of Vermont
Research focuses on biodiversity conservation, landscape ecology, and farmer livelihoods within agroecosystems, mostly in Latin America.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of California (Santa Cruz)
Ecologist focusing on invasive plant population dynamics and environmental influences.
Visiting Lecturer in Environmental Studies
B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Research Interests: Environmental engineering, life cycle assessment, and the design of sustainable environmental systems.
B.Sc. McGill University, M.A. in Environmental Studies, Brown University
Jess facilitates internship and job opportunities for students and coordinates curricular and extracurricular events and activities across campus and beyond.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; Director, Wellesley College Botanic Gardens
B.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California
Ecologist with a dual Wellesley role: Director of the Botanic Gardens and faculty member in Biology and Environmental Studies.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Researches and teaches moral and political philosophy, environmental ethics, heritage ethics, and philosophy of art.
Frost Professor in Environmental Science; Professor of Biological Sciences
B.A., Colorado College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Dartmouth College
Exploring biodiversity and anthropogenic change in Lake Baikal, Siberia.
Betty Freyhof Johnson ’44 Professor of Political Science
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Researcher on food and agricultural policy, with a focus on farming technologies and poverty in the developing world.
Professor of Biological Sciences
A.B., Hope College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Dartmouth College
Exploring how climate change affects forest songbirds and the environments in which they live.
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
M.S., Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Evolutionary biologist with interest in conservation genetics.
Senior Instructor in Biological Sciences Laboratory
B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Smith College
Interested in environmental science, plant biology, and geospatial analysis.
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
B.S., Washington and Lee University; A.M., Brown University; Ph.D., Princeton University
Researcher on the recent history of U.S. environmental politics and policy, including public lands, climate change, and science and technology.