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The Faculty and their Research

Research Areas -- Philosophical, Educational and Social Aspects

Core EEBB faculty


Diane Ebert-May Science education; plant ecology.

Frederick Gifford Philosophy of biology; ethical and social issues concerning science.

Robert K. Hitchcock Development/applied anthropology, human ecology, human rights, Africa.

Jianguo (Jack) Liu Systems modeling and simulation; biodiversity and ecosystem management.

Jessica R. Miesel Fire ecology, forest ecology and management; restoration ecology; biogeochemistry; intersections between ecology and environmental justice.

James R. Miller Behavioral and physiological aspects of insect ecology.

Robert T. Pennock Philosophy of biology; evolutionary computation; history & philosophy of science; science & values.

Sean A. Valles Philosophy of biology and medicine.


Additional faculty


Thomas Dietz Human ecology and cultural evolution.



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