Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Core Faculty

IBES Core Faculty are directly appointed within IBES and often have joint appointments with other units at Brown. As a group, they exemplify the innovative, cooperative and interdisciplinary foundations of IBES research and teaching.

Core Faculty

  • Robert Brulle

    Robert Brulle

    Visiting Professor of Environment and Society
  • Jiajue Chai

    Jiajue Chai

    Assistant Professor (Research) of Environment and Society
  • Bathsheba Demuth

    Bathsheba Demuth

    Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & History
  • Scott Frickel

    Scott Frickel

    Director of Graduate Studies, Professor of Environment and Society & Sociology
  • Elizabeth Fussell

    Elizabeth Fussell

    Associate Professor (Research) of Environment and Society & Population Studies
  • Meredith Hastings

    Meredith Hastings

    Deputy Director of IBES, Professor of Environment and Society & Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
  • Christopher Horvat

    Christopher Horvat

    Assistant Professor (Research) of Environment and Society
  • Daniel Ibarra

    Daniel Ibarra

    Assistant Professor (beginning 2021) of Environment and Society
  • Tyler Kartzinel

    Tyler Kartzinel

    Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Assistant Professor of Environment and Society, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • James Kellner

    James Kellner

    Associate Professor of Environment and Society & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Dawn King

    Dawn King

    Director of Undergraduate Studies, Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society
  • Brian Lander

    Brian Lander

    Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & History
  • Myles Lennon

    Myles Lennon

    Dean's Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & Anthropology
  • Amanda Lynch

    Amanda Lynch

    Sloan Lindemann and George Lindemann, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Environment and Society, Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
  • Samiah Moustafa

    Samiah Moustafa

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Environment and Society
  • Stephen Porder

    Stephen Porder

    Assistant Provost for Sustainability, Professor of Environment and Society & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • J Timmons Roberts

    J Timmons Roberts

    Ittleson Professor of Environment and Society, Professor of Sociology
  • Dov Sax

    Dov Sax

    Interim Director of IBES, Professor of Environment and Society & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Laurence C. Smith

    Laurence C. Smith

    John Atwater and Diana Nelson University Professor of Environment and Society, Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
  • H Curtis Spalding

    H Curtis Spalding

    Professor of the Practice of Environment and Society
  • Kurt Teichert

    Kurt Teichert

    Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society
  • Leah VanWey

    Leah VanWey

    Dean, School of Professional Studies, Professor of Environment and Society & Sociology
  • Wendell Walters

    Wendell Walters

    Assistant Professor (Research) of Environment and Society
  • Rachel Wetts

    Rachel Wetts

    Acacia Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & Sociology