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Priti Brahma

Priti Brahma

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Priti Brahma is an Environmental Engineer specializing in groundwater hydrology. Priti received her PhD from the University of California at Los Angeles in Civil and Environmental Engineering after doing her undergraduate work at the University of Ca... [More]



Willem H. Brakel

Willem H. Brakel

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Adjunct Professor

Willem Brakel is an environmental scientist, teacher and career diplomat with broad experience conducting research in marine and freshwater ecosystems, managing government programs, and advocating/negotiating environmental policy solutions internatio... [More]

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202-885-6868
CAS - Environmental Science


Michael Brody

Michael Brody

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Adjunct Professor

Michael Brody is an environmental scientist who had a long career in the Federal Government before coming to American University as an Adjunct Professor. He started his career in wetlands research and modeling with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. H... [More]

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CAS - Environmental Science


Albert Cheh

Albert Cheh

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Department Chair, Environmental Science

Albert Cheh received a BA in Chemistry from Columbia and a PhD in Biochemistry from UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the biochemistry of enzymatic digestion of biomass to produce cellulosic ethanol biofuel. He recently supervised two NIH postdocs... [More]

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202-885-1772
CAS - Environmental Science


David Culver

David Culver

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Professor

David C. Culver did his undergraduate work at Grinnell College and his PhD at Yale University.The author or editor of five books and over 100 articles, he has studied many aspects of the biology of subterranean animals, especially cave animals.His fi... [More]

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202-885-2180
CAS - Environmental Science


Arij Farran

Arij Farran

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Senior Administrative Assistant

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202-885-1750
CAS - Chemistry


Alexander Golub

Alexander Golub

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Adjunct Professor

Alexander Golub has 25 years of experience in environmental and natural resource economics, including 20 years of experience in energy and climate change with particular focus on climate economics and environmental finance, application of cutting age... [More]



Kiho Kim

Kiho Kim

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Associate Professor

Dr. Kim is a marine ecologist specializing in tropical coral reefs. His research focuses on understanding the role of diseases in marine ecosystems and the synergistic effects of environmental factors, such as nutrient pollution and climate change, i... [More]

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202-885-2181
CAS - Environmental Science


Karen Knee

Karen Knee

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Assistant Professor

I grew up in Charleston, SC, and the happy days I spent at the beach gave me a lifelong love of the water. I left home to pursue a degree in Environmental Science at Brown University, and after graduation I worked as a cook, lab tech, freelance journ... [More]

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202-885-1093
CAS - Environmental Science


Stephen MacAvoy

Stephen MacAvoy

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Assistant Professor

Working in biogeochemistry and ecology, Stephen E. MacAvoy has been particularly interested in areas where marine and freshwater systems interface such as those that appear in tidal aquatic environments. He studies how nutrients flow through and are ... [More]

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202-885-3003
CAS - Environmental Science


Jessica Meiller

Jessica Meiller

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Lab 2 Class Advisor in Residence

Jesse Meiller is an aquatic ecologist and toxicologist. Jesse received her PhD from the University of Maryland in the Marine, Estuarine, Environmental Sciences (MEES) program after doing her undergraduate work at Johns Hopkins University. She receive... [More]



 

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Daniel Fong

Daniel Fong

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Associate Professor

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202-885-2174
CAS - Biology


Robert Jernigan

Robert Jernigan

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Professor

Robert W. Jernigan holds a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida and is a Professor of Statistics at AU. He was formerly Senior Statistician, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Statistical Policy Branch and Visiting Researcher at the Smithson... [More]

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202-885-3170
CAS - Math & Statistics