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Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Faculty/Staff By Areas of Expertise

Loyola has a multidisciplinary team of faculty and staff whose research and expertise focuses on themes related to the environmental and ecological sustainability, particularly in urban settings. The Institute of Environmental Sustainability facilitates their collaborative research while students in the Environmental Sciences Department enjoy working and studying alongside these faculty in their labs and classrooms. Below is a partial list of our affiliated faculty and their areas of expertise: 

Environmental Science & Ecology
Martin Berg, PhD Biology, Aquatic Invasive Species and Food Webs
V. Bala Chaudhary, PhD Environmental Science, Soil Ecology, Mycorrhizal Fungi, Microbial Biogeography, Restoration Ecology
Paul Chiarelli, PhD Chemistry, Cancer and Carcinogens
David Crumrine, PhD Analytical Chemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry
Kelly Garbach, PhD Environmental Science, Sustainable Agriculture, Ecosystem Assessment, Social/Ecological Systems
Tham C. Hoang, PhD  Biological Impact of Environmental Toxins
Timothy Hoellein, PhD Biology, Aquatic Ecology
Reuben P. Keller, PhD Environmental Science, Global Environmental Change, Human Economic Systems, Human Behavior, Invasive Species
John Kelly, PhD Microbial Ecology, Soil Microbiology
Bill Kroll, PhD Biology, Ecology
Roberta Lammers-Campbell, PhD Biology, Ecology of Wetland Ecosystems
Shane Lishawa, MS  Invasive Species Management, Wetland Biogeochemical Cycling, Plant Ecology
Fr. Stephen Mitten, SJ  Conservation Biology, Tropical Ecology, Ornithology
Christopher Peterson, PhD Environmental Science, Freshwater Algal Ecology
Alanah Fitch, PhD Chemistry, Lead in Soils, Clay Chemistry
Martina Schmeling, PhD Chemistry, Air Pollution and Global Climate Change
Carole Szpunar, PhD, MBA Chemistry, Coal and Fossil Fuel Emissions
Nancy Tuchman, PhD Biology, Aquatic Ecosystem Function, Global Climate Change, Invasive Species, Human Impacts 
David J. Treering  Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Analysis
Computing Systems, Statistical Analysis, and Urban Business
 Raymond Benton Business, Sustainable Production and Consumption
Len Gingerella Business, Entrepreneurship
Konstantin Läufer, PhD Computer Science, Software Architecture, Concurrent and Distributed Systems, Mobile and Embedded Computing
Nancy Landrum, PhD Sustainable Business Management, Base of the Pyramid, Corporate Social Responsibility, Strong Sustainability, New Economics, Sustainability Strategy
Tim O'Brien, PhD Mathematics and Statistics, Statistical Analyses of Environmental Data
George K. Thiruvathukal, PhD Computer Science, Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, Scalable Data Management, Mobile/Wireless Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Policy
Louis Cain, PhD Business, Environmental Policy in Chicago, Water Quality Economics
John Frendreis, PhD Political Science,  Environmental Policy
Brett Frischmann, JD Law, Environmental Law
Alan Gitelson, PhD Political Science, Special Interest Groups
John Pelissero, PhD Political Science, Urban and State Politics
Anita Weinberg, JD Law, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Social Policy, Social Justice, Child Law
Human/Environment Interactions and Social Justice
Daniel Amick, PhD Anthropology, Human Ecology and Land Use Strategies
James Calcagno, PhD Anthropology, Behavioral Ecology
Anne Figert, PhD Sociology, Environmental Sociology
William French, PhD Theology, Environmental Ethics
Diana P. Hackbarth, RN, PhD Nursing, Air Pollution Related Asthma
Theodore Karamanski, PhD History, Environmental History of the Great lakes
Holly Kramer, MD Department of Public Health Sciences, Renal Epidemiology
Marilyn Krogh, PhD Sociology, Urban Studies
Amy Luke, PhD Department of Public Health Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology
Harold Platt, PhD History, Historical Environmental Issues, Water Crises in Megacities
Mark Pollock, PhD Communication, Environmental Advocacy
David Shoham, PhD, MSPH Department of Public Health Sciences, Renal and Social Epidemiology
Science Education, Outreach, and Chicago Public Service
Jo Beth D'Agostino, PhD Environmental Science, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, CAS; Director, Advanced Placement Summer Institute
Aaron Durnbaugh Energy Efficiency, Strategic Planning, Public Outreach
Gina Lettiere  Waste Reduction, Consumption Reduction, Community Outreach
Phil Nyden, PhD Sociology, Urban Research and Learning
David Slavsky, PhD Science and Math Education
Zachary Waickman  Biodiesel Production, K-12 Outreach
 

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Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660 · Phone: 773-508-2130 · IES@luc.edu

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