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Jesse Meiller Hurst Sr Professorial Lecturer Environmental Science

Contact
Send email to Jesse Meiller
(202) 885-1780 (Office)
CAS - Environmental Science
Beeghly - 204
by appointment
MeillerAU (AIM)
Additional Positions at AU
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Environmental Science
Degrees
PhD, Marine Ecology, University of Maryland

BA, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Bio
Jesse Meiller is an marine ecologist and environmental 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 received and held an AAAS fellowship in Environmental Science Policy at the EPA. Following her fellowship, and while still at the EPA, she provided expertise in aquatic and invertebrate biology and toxicology as well as on science policy and regulatory issues. Jesse represented the US on several Expert Groups for the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). She is currently researching microplastics in tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay. She is also interested in educational outreach and involved in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) in scientific disciplines.
For the Media
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Teaching

Spring 2020

  • ENVS-475 Environmental Toxicology

  • ENVS-494 Comm Service Learning Project: Environmental Toxicology

  • HNRS-096 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Costa Rica Sustainable Farming

  • HNRS-196 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Sustainable Farming

Fall 2020

  • ENVS-260 Energy and Pollution

  • ENVS-260 Energy and Pollution

  • ENVS-324 Environmental Health

  • ENVS-492 Senior Capstone Environ Stds

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

  • Microplastics in water, sediment and biological samples
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Environmental and experiential education
  • Science Education