Faculty in the News, Faculty Research

Covid 19 Threatens Great Apes: Professor Gillespie provides his expertise across media outlets

“Pathogens do not respect species boundaries,” says disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie, an associate professor in Emory University’s department of environmental sciences, who studies how shrinking natural habitats and changing behaviour add to the risk of diseases spilling over from animals to humans.The Guardian, March 18, 2020 “Apes are endangered primarily because of habitat loss and poaching, and more… Continue reading Covid 19 Threatens Great Apes: Professor Gillespie provides his expertise across media outlets

Faculty Awards, Faculty in the News, Faculty Research

Professor Saikawa & Professor Brosi Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring – Commencement 2019

We are thrilled to celebrate with Professors Saikawa & Brosi in their Emory College of Arts & Sciences awards for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. Recognized at Emory's Commencement ceremony on May 13, 2019, Professor Saikawa received the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching and Professor Brosi received the Emory College Award for Academic Advising.… Continue reading Professor Saikawa & Professor Brosi Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring – Commencement 2019

Faculty in the News, Faculty Research

Hanging By A Thread • Emory Magazine • Winter 2018

Why scientists are trying to keep the delicate, tattered fabric of the world's flora and fauna from unraveling completely By Tony Rehagen Link to Emory Magazine • Winter 2018

Climate Action, Faculty Research, Graduate Research

ENVS MS student, Geoff Martin (G’17), publishes paper on carbon emissions

Geoff Martin (G'17), the first student to graduate from the new ENVS/MS program recently co-authored a paper with Professor Saikawa titled "Effectiveness of state climate and energy policies in reducing power-sector CO2 emissions" in Nature Climate Change. Geoff currently serves as the Energy Coordinator for the Town of Hartford (Vermont). Geoff and Professor Saikawa's work… Continue reading ENVS MS student, Geoff Martin (G’17), publishes paper on carbon emissions