People

  • Professor Emeritus

Environmental history.

• Faculty in Environmental Studies and History Depts.

• Ph.D., University of Wisconsin 

  • (805) 455-1945
David Pellow, Professor, Faculty Member
  • Program Chair
  • Dehlsen Professor

Environmental Justice Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies, Social Change, and Social Movements

Faculty in Environmental Studies 

  • Bren Hall 4304
  • Assistant Professor

Water Resources Engineering, Groundwater Science and Policy

  • Assistant Professor

Visual and Material rhetorics, Environmental and Sustainability Rhetorics, Rhetoric and Technical Communication as Advocacy work, Cassical and Contemporary Rhetorical Theory, Animal Studies

Faculty in the Writing Program

Simone Pulver, Associate Professor, Director of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Interdepartmental
  • PhD Emphasis in Environment and Society (IPEES)

Global Environmental Politics; Organizational Theory; Economic, Environmental and Development Sociology

  • (805) 893-3396
  • Bren Hall 4001
Lori Pye, Lecturer in Environmental Studies
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Environmental Conservation, Environmental Ethics, and Ecopsychology

President of Viridis Graduate Institute: International School of Ecopsychology

  • Assistant Professor

Environmental politics, Waste, Urban Infrastructure, Racialization, Labor, Energy, Socialism/postsocialism, European Union, Bulgaria

Faculty in Anthropology

  • 805-893-2820
  • HSSB 2084
  • Program Assistant
  • PhD Emphasis (IPEES) Coordinator
  • PhD Emphasis coordinator 
  • ES Newsletter/Publishing coordinator
  • Gateway Department Buyer
  • ESCi coordinator
  • DSP department proxy
  • Textbook coordinator 
  • Program Space coordinator & Room reservations 
  • Website Updates 
  • Event coordinator 
  • Recruitment Coordinator 
  • Supplies and Inventory 
  • Equipment Administrator
  • (805) 893-2968 (Direct)
  • (805) 893-8686 (Fax)
  • Bren 4312 (Floor 4L)
Josh Schimel, Professor, Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Associate Dean of MLPS
  • Professor

Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology, Microbial Ecology, and Organismal Ecology

Faculty in Environmental Studies and EEMB Departments

  • (805) 893-7688
  • Noble Hall 1108
  • Noble Hall 1245 (Lab)
  • 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

  • Lecturer Emeritus

Energy policy.

• Ph.D., University of California, Los Angles

  • Dr. Schuyler passed away in 2011
  • Professor Emeritus

Ethical issues and the relationships between humans and other animal species

David Sherman, Professor, Member of PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Professor

Social Psychology, Psychology of Self-Defense, and Perceived Intergroup Polarization

Faculty in Psychology and Brain Sciences Department

  • (805) 893-3149
  • Building 251, Room 3809
Tess Shewry, Affiliated Assistant Professor, PhD Emphasis Affiliate (IEES)
  • Assistant Professor

Literature and the Environment, and Twentieth Century Anglophone Literature

Faculty in English 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
Lecturer, Daniela Soleri, Environmental Studies
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Food Crop Diversity and Management, Crop Genetics, Systems of Knowledge, Citizen Science/Participatory Research, and Food Gardens

Lecturer in Environmental Studies Program; Associate Research Scientist in Geography Department

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
  • Assistant Professor

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

Faculty in Political Science

David F. Stone, Lecturer in Environmental Studies
  • Sr. Continuing Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Urban and Environmental Planning, Environmental Impact Statements, NEPA, and CEQA

Lecturer in Environmental Studies

  • Bren Hall 4021 (Fall Quarter only)
  • Professor

Ecological anthropology and third world environmental problems.

• Faculty in Environmental Studies and Anthropology Depts.

• Ph.D., University of Kentucky

  • Retired from UCSB in 2014
  • Financial Analyst

Payroll & Kronos Administrator
(All Staff, Faculty, TAs, Continuing/Temporary Lecturers)

Financial Area of Responsibility

  • ES General Funds
  • All Research Accounts
  • All Endowment Funds
  • Various Donor Funds
  • Temporary Sub-0 Funds
  • URCA/FRAP/TSRA Funds

Gateway Purchasing Administrator/Approver
Flexcard Allocator
UC Path Approver/Initiator
GL Reconciliation & Budgeting Administrator
Visa Coordinator 

  • (805) 893-4383
  • (805) 893-8686 (Fax)
  • Bren 4312 (Floor 4L)
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

Jennifer Thorsch
  • Former Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Plant Anatomy, Plant Curation and Natural History Collections

Plant Anatomy Curator for the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration

  • (805) 893-2401
  • Harder South 1101
Claudia Tyler, Lecturer in Environmental Studies
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies
  • Sr. Cont. Lecturer in the College of Creative Studies

Plant Ecology, Ecological Disturbance, and Grassland and Shrublands

Lecturer for the College of Creative Studies at UCSB

  • Ellison 6807

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