Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Awarded Funding

IBES awards a variety of funding to students, postdocs and faculty. Award recipients from the 20221-2022 academic year are listed below.

Voss Undergraduate Research Fellowships

  • Caroline Dressler(Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology & Music)
  • Meg Fay (Environmental Studies & Sciences, Chemistry)
  • Glennie LeBaron (Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Caitlin McNally (Biology)
  • Gordon Sherman (Geochemistry)
  • Caroline Troy (Environmental Studies & Sciences)

IBES Summer Internship Program

  • Olivia Bemis-Driscoll (English, Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Isabella Cotier (Economics, Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Ava Schully (Urban Studies)
  • Vanessa Sedore (Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Elbie Seibert (Public Health, Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Kolya Shields (Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Emma Venarde (Environmental Studies & Sciences)
  • Yoni (Jonathan) Weil (Economics, History)

Graduate Student Affiliate Funding

  • Luiz Paulo Ferraz (History)
  • David Herrera (Political Science)
  • Allyson LaForge (American Studies)
  • Alexandra MacFarland (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Sebastian Munoz (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Jared Nirenberg (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Archana Ramanujam (Sociology)
  • Courtney Reed (Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology)
  • Cel Welch (Engineering)
  • Weixuan (Rosa) Xu (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Theodore Bobik (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Sydney Giacalone (Anthropology)
  • Makana Kushi (American Studies)
  • Anna Lo Piccolo (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Andrea Mason (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Sebastian Munoz (Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences)
  • Daniel Rietze (Italian Studies & Religious Studies)

Postdoctoral Scholar Funding

  • R. Alexander Hunter
  • Jayson Porter
  • Lina Perez Angel

Faculty Funding

  • Yongsong Huang:  Comprehensive analysis of alkenones by reversed-phased HPLC-triple quadrupole MS with unprecedented sensitivity, selectivity and linearity.  $30,000 seed award
  • Jessica Pavicki:  Understanding the reciprocal interaction between ovarian and cardiac health following exposure to environmental contaminants that reduce fertility.  $27,541
  • Wendell Walters:  Towards a Global Interpretation of Nitrogen Stable Isotopes of Atmospheric Ammonia and Products.  $15,237 seed award
  • Christopher Horvat, Amanda Lynch, Baylor Fox-Kemper, Yongsong Huang, Bathsheba Demuth, & Laurence C. Smith:  IBES Working Group on Arctic Change and Connections.  $60,000 seed award
  • Bathsheba Demuth & Larry Smith:  Rivers on the Move: Histories of Hydrology and Change.  $24,300 seed award
  • Scott Frickel & David Demortain (INRAE):  Working Group on Computational Environmental Science and Technology Studies.  $38,935 seed award
  • Dan Ibarra & Stephen Porder:  Tropical Weathering and the Fate of Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions.  $60,000 seed award