John Foran, Professor, IEES Picture
  • Professor
  • Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)

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
  • Professor
  • Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)

Literature, the Medieval Period, and Environmental Initiatives

Faculty in English Department 

  • (805) 893-7488
  • South Hall 2508
Jeffrey Hoelle, Affiliated Asst Professor, PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Affiliated Asst Professor
  • PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)

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
  • 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)
  • Affiliated Professor
  • Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)

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