Robert Kopp, Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences; Director, Coastal Climate Risk and Resilience Initiative; S.B., Chicago; Ph.D., California Institute of
TechnologyTeaching and research interests include past states of the
Earth system and modeling future global change; and assessments of the
effects of policy on energy, economic, and climate systems.
Lenna Nepomnyaschy, Associate Professor, School of Social Work; Ph.D., Columbia
Teaching and research interests include child and family policy; poverty and inequality; and health disparities.
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, Department of Human
Ecology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences; B.A., San
Francisco; M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
research interests include environmental policy; U.S. history; political
sociology; comparative and historical sociology; environmental justice;
and environmental sociology.
Edward Ramsamy, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, School of Arts and Sciences; B.A. (Hons), Durban-Westville (South Africa); M.C.R.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include international development
planning; geographies of globalization; political economy of transition and nation-building in
post-colonial/developing societies; and comparative politics
of identity and race relations in South Africa and the United States.
Mark Gregory Robson, Professor and Extension Specialist in Entomology, Dean of Agricultural and Urban Programs, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers; M.P.H., UMDNJ/School of Public Health
Teaching and research interests include exposure science and pesticide use, primarily in developing countries and on a global scale; and risk assessment processes as they relate to public health and health policy.
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology, School of
Environmental and Biological Sciences; B.A., Syracuse; M.E.M., Duke;
Ph.D., Michigan State
Teaching and research interests include energy
efficiency policy; reducing greenhouse gas emissions; formation of
public opinions on climate change; and media's coverage of climate