Darby Feldwin
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Math and Science Education, and Green Technology

Faculty in Chemistry Department

  • 805-893-2127
  • PSB North 3649B
John Foran, Professor, IEES Picture
  • Professor

Climate Crisis, Global Climate Justice Movement, and Sustainable Development, and “Building Better Futures” 

Faculty in Sociology Department

Professor, Dean of the Bren School
  • Professor
  • Dean of the Bren School

Marine Community Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biostatistics, and Fisheries

Faculty in EEMB and the Bren School


  • (805) 893-7363
  • Bren Hall 2410
Dr. Hahrie Han
  • Anton Vonk Professor of Environmental Politics

American Politics, Environmental Politics, Political Organizations, Civic and Political Engagement, Politics of Social Policy, Political Behavior

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2005



  • Professor

Literature, the Medieval Period, and Environmental Initiatives

Faculty in English Department 

  • (805) 893-7488
  • South Hall 2508
Jeffrey Hoelle
  • Affiliated Associate Professor of Anthropology

Ecological and Economic Anthropology, Cattle Raising and Cowboy Cultures, Latin America, and the Brazilian Amazon

Faculty in Anthropology Department

  • (805) 893-4244
  • HSSB 2073
  • HSSB 2075 (Lab)
  • Professor of Geography

Planning, Design and Analysis of Water Resources Systems, and Theory and Computational Aspects of Surface and Ground Water Hydrology.

Faculty in Geography

  • (805) 308-2839
  • Ellison Hall 3626A
  • Assistant Professor

Behavior, Ecosystem Ecology, Marine Biology, Population and Community Ecology

  • (805) 893-2170
  • 2314 Marine Science Research Building
Matto Mildenberger
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor

Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics, Public Opinion, Methodology

  • Professor of Ecology
  • Evolution and Marine Biology

Population and Community Ecology, Applied Ecology, Consumer-resource Interactions, Marine Invertebrates and Reef Fishes

Faculty in Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology (EEMB) Department

Eric RAN Smith, Affiliated Professor, Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Professor

Environmental Politics, Energy Issues, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior, Congress, and Political Parties

Faculty in Political Science, affiliated with the Environmental Studies and Bren School of Environmental Management

  • (805) 893-6160
  • Ellison 3711
Dr. Leah Stokes
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor

American Politics, Energy and Environmental Politics, Public Policy, Methodology

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015

  • 805-893-3432
  • Ellison 3716
Lisa Stratton
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Ecological Restoration, Plant Physiology, Water Quality and Ecosystem Management

Director of Ecosystem Management for the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration

  • (805) 893-4158
  • Harder South 1005
  • Affiliated Associate Professor

Anthropology, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature

Casey Walsh, IEES
  • Affiliated Professor of Anthropology
  • IEES Affiliate

Sociocultural Antropology, Political Economy, Mexico-United States Borderlines, Water, Commodities, History and Materialism

Faculty in Anthropology Department

Director of Latin American and Iberian Studies

  • (805) 893-2339
  • HSSB 2081