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Jonathan Patz

Jonathan Patz
CHANGE-IGERT Principal Investigator and Director
258 Enzyme Institute
1710 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726
608-262-4775
patz@wisc.edu
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Prof. Patz’s areas of research include the effects of climate change on heat waves, air pollution and water- and vector-borne infectious diseases, as well as the link between deforestation and the resurgence of malaria in the Amazon.

Samer Alatout

Samer Alatout
336A Agricultural Hall
1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
608-263-0970
snalatout@wisc.edu
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Prof. Alatout's research and teaching focus on water, territory, and political identity at the local, regional, and global scale. One of his current projects is a comparative investigation of how “environmental narratives” define racial, ethnic and political relations between the Indian tribes of Wisconsin and the state and federal government and also between Palestinians and Israelis.

Rob Beattie

Robert B. Beattie
CHANGE-IGERT Associate Director
213 Enzyme Institute
1710 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726
608-890-0912
rbeattie@wisc.edu
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Dr. Beattie's research seeks to understand and promote the role of democratic decision making in science-intensive environmental policy controversies and to apply insights from science pedagogy research to understand and analyze professional responses to environmental controversies, with a particular emphasis on urban environmental justice.

Katherine White

Katherine Curtis
350 Agricultural Hall
1450 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
608-890-1900
kcurtis@ssc.wisc.edu
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Prof. Curtis' research focuses on migration and population redistribution, socio-economic inequality, and land use. White examines these issues in the U.S. at the national level and at the sub-national level in the Great Plains, South, and Puerto Rico, using advanced methods of spatial data analysis.

Tracey Holloway

Tracey Holloway
201A Enzyme Institute
1710 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726
608-262-5356
taholloway@wisc.edu
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Prof. Holloway’s research focuses on air quality on global, regional, and local scales; atmospheric modeling; and the connections between air pollution and energy, health, climate, and policy.

Greg Mitman

Gregg Mitman
1415 Medical Sciences Center
1300 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-9140
gmitman@med.wisc.edu
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Prof. Mitman’s research and teaching interests span the history of ecology, nature, and health in twentieth-century America across scientific and popular culture. Particular research areas include the history of ecology, environment and health, 20th century life sciences, science in America, science and film.

Lisa Naughton

Lisa Naughton
373 Science Hall
550 N Park St
Madison, WI 53706
608-262-4846
naughton@geography.wisc.edu
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Prof. Naughton’s research centers on biodiversity conservation in tropical countries. She studies how development policies and governance institutions affect land use and ecological sustainability in ‘mixed’ landscapes of natural forest and agriculture. She has more than 20 years of field research experience in protected areas of East Africa and Latin America.

Greg Nemet

Greg Nemet
285 Enzyme Institute
1710 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726
608-890-0336
nemet@wisc.edu
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Prof. Nemet's research and teaching focus on improving understanding of the environmental, social, economic, and technical dynamics of the global energy system.

Christopher Olsen

Christopher Olsen
3150 Veterinary Medicine
2015 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
608-265-8681
olsenc@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu
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Prof. Olsen’s laboratory studies influenza A viruses, with an emphasis on understanding the genetic factors that control interspecies transmission of these economically and medically important pathogens.

Mutlu Ozdogan

Mutlu Ozdogan
285 Enzyme Institute
1710 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726
608-890-0336
ozdogan@wisc.edu
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Prof. Ozdogan's research focuses on land-use / land-cover conversion and climate change impacts on the global water and energy cycles and how these impacts interact with ecosystem goods and services that are important to human well-being.

Annemarie Schneider

Annemarie Schneider
264 Enzyme Institute
1710 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726
608-890-0557
aschneider4@wisc.edu
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Prof. Schneider's research interests are focused on the human dimensions of global environmental change. Her work examines the socio-economic drivers and land-based impacts of urbanization in a comparative, cross-nation framework using satellite remote sensing, spatial statistics, and econometric modeling.


Updated: 3/7/13
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