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Alissa Cordner

Alissa Cordner

Alissa Cordner is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Whitman College, where she teaches Sociology and Environmental Studies courses. Her research ... Read More
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Andrea R. Hindman

Andrea R. Hindman is a postdoctoral research fellow at Silent Spring Institute and Northeastern University, Boston, MA. She completed her Ph.D ... Read More
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Andrew Bergman

Andrew Bergman is a PhD student in Applied Physics at Harvard University, studying self-organization and design of programmable materials using DNA-coated ... Read More
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Becky Mansfield

Becky Mansfield is a Professor of Geography at the Ohio State University. Her academic focus is on politics of environmental health ... Read More
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Brendan O’Brien

Brendan O’Brien, Technology Development Coordinator, is a software developer and startup advisor with a focus on social entrepreneurship. He’s currently ... Read More
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Britt Paris

Britt Paris is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. She is lead author of “Pursuing a ... Read More
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Dan Allan

Dan Allan is an Associate Computational Scientist at a national laboratory, where he works on open source data acquisition and ... Read More
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Dan Phiffer

Dan Phiffer is a software engineer, artist, and educator working on tools that have social impact, and helping others to ... Read More
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David Bond

David Bond teaches on the environment and public action. Trained as an anthropologist, Bond studies oil spills and their imprint ... Read More
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Dawn Walker

Dawn Walker is a PhD student at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. Her research focuses on citizen participation in ... Read More
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Devin Balkind

Devin Balkind is the Executive Director of Sarapis, a nonprofit that helps other nonprofit organizations leverage open source tools and ... Read More
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Elizabeth Stanny

Elizabeth Stanny is a Professor of Accounting at Sonoma State University. Her research interests include climate change and political disclosures ... Read More
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Ellen Kohl

Ellen Kohl is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland. As a researcher and teacher, she ... Read More
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Emily Pawley

Emily Pawley is Associate Professor of History at Dickinson College, where she teaches environmental history and food studies. Her research ... Read More
Gabrielle Trudo

Gabrielle Trudo

Gabrielle Trudo is the Social Media Intern for EDGI and EDGI's Environmental and Enforcement Watch project. She is a student ... Read More
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Grace Poudrier

Grace Poudrier is a member of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI) and a PhD student in the Department ... Read More
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Irene Pasquetto

Irene Pasquetto is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. As a research assistant at the Center ... Read More
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Jake Wylie

Jake Wylie studied economics and political science at the University of Michigan and recently completed an MBA from NYU Stern ... Read More
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Jamie Lyons

Jamie Lyons is an avid surfer, educator, writer, filmmaker, sailor and stage director who received his AB and PhD from Stanford ... Read More
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Janak Raj Chadha

Janak Raj Chadha is an undergraduate student at National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. His fields of interest are Machine ... Read More
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Jeffrey Liu

Jeffrey Liu is a PhD student at MIT in Civil Engineering & Computation who works on transportation research, and co-teaches the ... Read More
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Jennie Liss Ohayon

Jennie Liss Ohayon is a Joint-Postdoctoral Fellow at Northeastern University and the Silent Spring Institute, a non-profit environmental health research institute ... Read More
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Jennifer Bender

Jennifer Bender is a Boston based environmental scientist actively involved in bridging gaps between scientists, policy makers, the public and other ... Read More
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Jennifer Pierre

Jennifer Pierre is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA, focusing in computer-mediated communication and social informatics ... Read More
Jessica Varner

Jessica Varner

Jessica Varner is an architect, historian, andPhD Candidate in the MITHistory, Criticism, Theory section, in theDepartment of Architecture. Herresearch focuses ... Read More
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Jill Harrison

Jill Harrison is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research focuses on environmental sociology, sociology ... Read More
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Julia Upfal

Julia Upfal joined EDGI in June of 2017 as a part of the web monitoring team. Julia’s background in urban planning ... Read More
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Justin Schell

Justin Schell is the Director of the Shapiro Design Lab, a peer learning and project design community at the University of ... Read More
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Katherine Kulik

Katherine Kulik is from the greater Boston area and graduated from Harvard College in 2015, with a concentration in the History ... Read More
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Kevin Nguyen

Kevin Nguyen is an average human and artist in Universe, who plays with computers, hoping to make our world work for ... Read More
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Kyala Shea

Kyala Shea studied physics and botanical informatics and works as a technologist in the publishing industry. She helps produce EDGI’s long-form ... Read More
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Lauren Richter

Lauren Richter is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at Northeastern University and a member of the Social Science Environmental Health Research ... Read More
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Leif Fredrickson

Leif Fredrickson, Communications Coordinator, is an environmental historian writing a book about the history of lead poisoning in Baltimore and ... Read More
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Leslie Alanis

My name is Leslie Alanis and I'm EDGI's EEW Storytelling Intern. I'm generally interested in using data and first person ... Read More
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Lindsay Poirier

Lindsay Poirier is a cultural anthropologist and PhD Candidate in Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Through the lens ... Read More
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Liz Barry

Liz Barry is Director of Community Development at the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science, a global community collaborating to ... Read More
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Liza Piper

Liza Piper is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta in Edmonton where she teaches environmental history and the histories ... Read More
Maalvika Bhat

Maalvika Bhat

Maalvika is a student at Olin College, engineer, designer, writer, and researcher. Passionate about using technology for social good, she ... Read More
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Marianne Sullivan

Marianne Sullivan is an Associate Professor of Public Health at William Paterson University of New Jersey. She received her PhD in ... Read More
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Matt Price

Matt Price, Technology Development Lead, is a historian of science and technology interested in the social impacts of technologies. His interest ... Read More
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Maya Anjur-Dietrich

Maya Anjur-Dietrich is a PhD student in Applied Physics at Harvard University. In EDGI, she works in and has helped develop ... Read More
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Megan Martenyi

Megan Martenyi is a PhD student in the Politics Department at UC Santa Cruz ... Read More
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Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy is a science and technology studies scholar whose research focuses on chemical exposures, environmental justice and the Great Lakes ... Read More
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Mike Hucka

Mike Hucka is a staff scientist at an academic institution, where he leads development of data standards and open source software ... Read More
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Nicholas Shapiro

Nicholas Shapiro is the Matter, Materials and Culture Fellow at the Science History Insitute and the Open Air Fellow at Public ... Read More
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Patrick Connolly

Patrick Connolly, Technology Development Coordinator, is a failed biochemist, a computer programmer, a co-organizer of CivicTech Toronto, and an anarchist ... Read More
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Ray Cha

Ray Cha is the Software Project Manager for the Web Monitoring project and volunteer with Data Together. He has been ... Read More
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Rebecca Lave

Rebecca Lave is a founding member of EDGI and was on the Steering Committee from its inception through early 2018. She ... Read More
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Sara Johns

Sara Johns is a Research Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She graduated from Northwestern University in 2017 with ... Read More
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Sarah D’Onofrio

Sarah D’Onofrio is a PhD student in environmental sociology and political economy at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville. Her research aims ... Read More
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Sarah Lamdan

Sarah Lamdan, Director of Legal Research, is an Associate Professor and law librarian at CUNY School of Law. She graduated ... Read More
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Sophia Jaworski

Sophia Jaworski is a PhD student in the faculty of Anthropology and the Women and Gender Studies collaborative program at the ... Read More
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Stephen Bocking

Stephen Bocking is a Professor of Environmental History and Policy in the Trent School of the Environment, Trent University, in ... Read More
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Toly Rinberg

Toly Rinberg is a PhD student in Applied Physics at Harvard University, researching programmable self-organization of colloidal systems. In EDGI, he ... Read More
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Tyler Wedrosky

Tyler Wedrosky graduated with a BA in Urban Planning with minors in Disaster Risk Reduction and Environmental Policy from Western Washington ... Read More
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Vanessa De La Rosa

Vanessa De La Rosa is a joint postdoctoral fellow at Northeastern University and the Silent Spring Institute. As a toxicologist, her ... Read More
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Vivian Underhill

Vivian Underhill is a PhD student in Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She work on environmental justice ... Read More