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...

Deepti Chatti's picture Deepti Chatti
Graduate School Student, Forestry and Environmental Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Energy humanities, energy transitions, feminist political ecology, postcolonial and feminist science and technology studies, energy ethnographies, environmental anthropology,...

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.

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
Isabel Lane's picture Isabel Lane
Graduate Student, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Russian and American twentieth and twenty-first-century prose; nuclear technologies (bomb, waste, energy, disaster) in fiction; environmental humanities; narrative theory

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