Steering Committee

Samara Brock's picture Samara Brock
Graduate Student, Forestry & Environmental Studies

Samara Brock is pursuing her PhD at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She holds a master’s in Community and Regional Planning from the University of British...

Deborah Coen's picture Deborah Coen
Professor, History of Science and Medicine

History of science and technology; physical and earth sciences; climate; European History; cultural history.

Lav Kanoi's picture Lav Kanoi
Graduate Student, Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies

Urban ecology, water, postcolonial studies, history and literature, language and linguistics, India

Caitlin Kossmann's picture Caitlin Kossmann
Graduate Student, History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health

Global histories of conservation and environment, aesthetics and science, history of the life sciences, meanings of nature/natural in the history of science
Lisa Messeri's picture Lisa Messeri
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Anthropology of science, planetary and earth science, place-making, landscape, outer space

Richard Prum's picture Richard Prum
William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology

Evolutionary biology, ornithology, aesthetics

Jennifer Raab's picture Jennifer Raab
Associate Professor in the History of Art

American art and visual culture; the history of photography, aesthetic theory, the history of science; the relationship between literary and visual representation...

Taylor Rose's picture Taylor Rose
Graduate Student, History

19th and 20th century US environmental history, North American West, race and identity, rural space and place, federal land management, transportation infrastructure

Paul Sabin's picture Paul Sabin
Professor of History and American Studies

United States environmental history, energy politics, and political, legal, and economic history

Oswald Schmitz's picture Oswald Schmitz
Oastler Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Director, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies

Dynamics and structure of terrestrial food webs; plant-herbivore interactions; conservation strategies; environmental ethics