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Peter Alagona Picture
  • Associate Professor

Environmental History, History of Science, Wildlife and Endangered Species, and California

Faculty in Environmental Studies and History Departments

  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Environmental Communications, Strategic Campaigning, Public Relations and Marketing, Culture Shaping, Environmental Justice and Climate Justice Movements

Lecturer in Environmental Studies and the Bren School

  • Bren Hall 4011
Gerardo Aldana, IEES Photo
  • Professor

Maya Hieroglyphic History, Mesoamerican Art, Experimental Archaeology, Culture Theory, and Indigeneity

Faculty in Chican@ Studies, Anthropology, and History Departments

  • (805) 893-5713
  • 1710 South Hall
Sarah Anderson, Associate Professor, Environmental Politics
  • Associate Professor

Political Structures and Dynamics, and Environmental Policy

Faculty in Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

  • 805-893-5886
  • Fax: 805-893-7612
  • Bren Hall 4510
Diana Arya, PHD
  • Assistant Professor

Language and Literacies Across the Disciplines; Narrative Studies; International Education; Science Literacy; Discourse as Collaboration

Faculty in The Gevirtz School of Education 

Javiera Barandiarán, Assistant Professor, Member of Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Assistant Professor

Science Studies, Innovation and Environmental Politics, and Public Policy

Faculty in Global International Studies 

Ben Best, PhD Environmental Data Scientist & Founder of EcoQuants
  • Lecturer

I am an environmental data scientist with a background in marine spatial ecology. Prior to founding EcoQuants, I lectured at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management (see Training) and now with the Environmental Studies Program. I was the senior analyst for the Ocean Health Index, a research project housed at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

  • Professor Emeritus

Environmental biology and global ecology.

• Faculty in Environmental Studies and Biological Sciences Depts.

• Ph.D., Rutgers University

  • 561-347-2440
  • Cell 917-747-3068
  • Professor Emeritus

Cultural ecology, modernization.

• Faculty in Environmental Studies and Anthropology Depts.

• Ph.D., Oxford University 

  • PostDoc

Coming soon...

  • Bren 4011 (Floor 4L)
Kevin Brown, Environment, Environmental Studies, UCSB
  • Postdoctoral Researcher

Environmental History, Western History, History of Science, and Wildlife and Endangered Species History

  • Bren 4011 (Floor 4L)
Michael Brown, Lecturer in Environmental Studies
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Sustainability Strategy, Goals, and Metrics, Technical Evaluation of Materials and Products, Program Development, and Sustainability Data Development

Owner of Brown and Wilmanns Environmental, LLC

  • Bren Hall 4006 (Fall)
  • Professor

Sociocultural linguistics; language and identity; language and youth; language and race; language, gender, and sexuality; African American English; Chicano English and Spanish; language in California; discourse, cognition, and culture

Faculty in Linguistics.

  • Professor

Ecohydrological Dynamics, Isotope Ecohydrology, Coupled Natural-human Systems

Faculty in the Bren School of Environmental Science & Geography

Director of the Earth Research Institute at UCSB

  • 805-893-8446
  • Bren 4522
Oliver Chadwick, Professor
  • Professor

Soil Sciences, Soil Genesis and Classification, and Advanced Pedology and Geomorphology

Faculty in Environmental Studies and Geography Departments

  • (805) 893-2578
  • Ellison Hall 4806
  • Associate Professor

Political Economy of Globalization, Human Trafficking, Immigrant Women

Faculty in Feminist Studies.

  • Professor

City and Regional Planning, Urban Studies, Global Green Economy, International Development, China, Social Movements and Organized Labor. 

Faculty in Global Studies.

Professor -Enviro. Studies and Earth Science
  • Program Vice-Chair
  • Professor

Geochemistry, Hydrologic Sciences, Tracer Hydrology and Environmental Geology

Faculty in Environmental Studies and Earth Sciences Departments

  • (805) 893-7838
  • Webb Hall 2115
David Cleveland, Professor, Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Research Professor

Sustainable, Small-scale Agrifood Systems, Plant Breeding, Local and Scientific Knowledge, Climate Change, Nutrition, and Food Sovereignty

Research Professor in Environmental Studies and Department of Geography

Matthea Cremers
  • Continuing Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Gender and the Environment, Anthropology, Tourism, Environmental Justice and Human Environmental Rights

Lecturer in Environmental Studies and Anthropology Departments

  • (805) 893-8988
  • Bren Hall 4009
  • (Winter/Spring)
Carla D'Antonio, Chair, IEES
  • Schuyler Professor

Plant and Ecosystem Ecology, Invasive Species, Species Affects on Ecosystem Processes, and Restoration Ecology.

Faculty in Environmental Studies and EEMB Departments 

  • (805) 893-2796
  • Bren Hall 4002
Mona Damluji, Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies at the UC Santa Barbara

Mona Damluji is Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a co-convener/co-PI of the UCSB Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Energy Justice in Global Perspective for AY 2018-2019. She is a Peabody and Emmy Award-nominated producer of the short documentary series The Secret Life of Muslims. Her teaching, research and creative work engages underrepresented media histories and cultural studies of oil, cities and infrastructure with a focus on the Middle East and its diasporas.

 

 

  • Social Sciences & Media Studies 2415
  • Professor Emeritus

Environmental and resource economics, public economics.

• Faculty in Economics

• Ph.D., University of Washington 

  • (805) 893-3670
  • North Hall 3040
  • Assistant Professor

Energy systems and policy analysis; electricity sector planning, operations, and markets; geospatial analysis of energy resources; energy access in developing regions

  • Bren 4003
Darby Feldwin
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Math and Science Education, and Green Technology

Faculty in Chemistry Department

  • 805-893-2127
  • PSB North 3649B

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