Ecosystem Ecology and Environmental Change
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Areas of Expertise
- Studies soil-plant-atmosphere interactions to understand the response of terrestrial ecosystems to management, extreme events and climate change.
- Research also covers data science, blue carbon and environmental networks.
- Co-principal investigator for the Deep Soil Ecotron, which will explore how the planet's vast underground store of carbon reacts to climate change.
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Disaster Research Center
Research focuses on climate change adaptation policies with an emphasis on managed retreat (relocation of people and assets away from risk) and environmental justice.
Studies teams and leadership within organizations in order to understand the factors that unite individuals, teams and leaders in organizations or break them apart.
Research focuses on the impacts of natural disasters on public health, as well as linkages between disaster planning and the actions communities and individuals take to prepare, respond and recover.
Political psychologist and expert on voter behavior and emotion, focusing on how voters process information to make their decisions.
Education and Social Policy
Research interests include obesity, food policy, community nutrition, as well as the value and limitations of supermarkets and corner stores.
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Research investigates the interplay of emotion, motivation, personality and cognition, with a focus on how emotions influence our thoughts.