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Sustainability Minded Faculty and Staff


Architecture: Design & Materials

Canfora, Anselmo

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Architecture
  • agc9a@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ARCH 5590: reCOVER Research & Development

Crisman, Phoebe

  • Associate Dean for Research Director, Global Sustainability Minor program for School of Architecture
  • crisman@virginia.edu
  • Sustainable architecture, green urbanism, community & academic partnerships
  • Courses include the cross-departmental, core course for Global Sustainability minor

Greene, Andrew

  • Sustainability Planner for Office of the University Architect
  • Ajg5k@virginia.edu
  • LEED design and construction, greenhouse gas emissions/carbon footprint, UVa Sustainability efforts, University Committee on Sustainability

McDowell, Andrew

  • Assistant Professor for the Department of Architecture
  • asm8f@virginia.edu
  • ARCH 5500 Special Topics in Architecture: Urgent Matter—Water

Menefee, Charles

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Architecture
  • Cm2b@virginia.edu
  • ARCH 5590 Maximum Minimum House

Ponton, Lori

  • Senior Buyer for Furnishings of UVa Procurement Services
  • 434-924-4216
  • lp3s@virginia.edu
  • Sustainable purchasing of furniture and furnishings

Quale, John

  • Assistant Professor for Department of Architecture
  • jdq2d@virginia.edu
  • Sustainable building design, sustainable building materials selection

Sherman, William

  • Professor for the Department of Architecture
  • Whs2b@virginia.edu
  • ARCH 3230 Systems, Sites, and Buildings

Takahashi, Nancy

  • Lecturer for the Department of Landscape Architecture
  • takahashi@virginia.edu
  • Landscaping, waste vegetable oil recycling project at UVa

Warren, Jesse

  • Acting Sustainability Programs Manager for UVa Energy and Utilities
  • jmw4ub@eservices.virginia.edu
  • Energy conservation at work and at home, lighting efficiently, conservation practices for new construction, energy conservation at UVa
Architecture: Urban Planning

Beatley, Tim

  • Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities
  • tb6d@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PLAN 1010: Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning
    • PLAN 3860: Cities and Nature
  • Relevant Interests
    • Community sustainability, green cities, local and sustainable food

Crisman, Phoebe

  • Associate Professor of Architecture
  • Director, Global Studies – Environments + Sustainability Major
  • Director, Global Sustainability Interdisciplinary Minor
  • crisman@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ARCH 2150/GSVS 2150/COMM 3880: Global Sustainability
    • GSVS 4991: Capstone Seminar in Global Studies: Environments and Sustainability
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable architecture, green urbanism, community & academic partnerships


Dukes, Frank

  • Lecturer and Distinguished Fellow of the Institute for Environmental Negotiation
  • ed7k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PLAC 5240: Collaborative Planning for Sustainability

Firehock, Karen

  • Faculty of the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning
  • kef8w@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PLAC 5800: Green Lands

Heckman, Jennifer

  • Geospatial Manager for Geospatial Engineering Services
  • jah7fj@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Open space, land use planning, UVA Foundation, trail system connections

Lucy, William

  • Larence Lewis Jr Professor of Planning for the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning
  • whl@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PLAN 5620: Sustainability and Adaptive Infrastructure

Missel, Fred

  • Adjunct Professor; Director of Design and Development for the UVA Foundation
  • fam5c@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Open space, land use planning, UVA Foundation development projects

Monteith, Julia

  • Senior Land Use Planner for UVa Office of the University Architect
  • jm8qc@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Grounds Plan, land use planning

Ponton, Lori

  • Senior Buyer for Furnishings of UVa Procurement Services
  • lp3s@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable purchasing of furniture and furnishings

Takahashi, Nancy

  • Lecturer for the Department of Landscape Architecture
  • nat8f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Landscaping, waste vegetable oil recycling project at UVA

Trimble, Andrea

  • Sustainability Director for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • art2k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Environmental management, stewardship, historic preservation, sustainable design

Warren, Jesse

  • Sustainability Program Manager for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • jmw4ub@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Energy conservation, lighting efficiently, conservation practices for new construction, waste management

Wilson, Helen

  • Assistant University Landscape Architect for the Office of the Architect
  • haw2x@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Landscape architecture, land use planning
Economy and Development

Blumberg, Rae

  • William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor for the Department of Sociology
  • rlb9b@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • SOC 3470: Sociology of Development

Brown, Robert

  • Associate Professor of Commerce for the McIntire School of Commerce
  • rbb8f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • COMM 4821: Managing Sustainable Development

Edmunds, David

  • Professor of Global Development Studies
  • dse7r@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • GDS 3020: Global Development, Theories and Case Studies
    • GDS 3100: Development on the Ground

Makarova, Ekaterina

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Sociology
  • em5d@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • SOC 4140: Sociology of Consumption

Mentore, George

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Anthropology
  • gm3c@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ANTH 2190: Desire and World Economics

Shiftlet, Gary

  • Professor for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • gjs@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 2010/MSE 2010: Materials that Shape Civilizations

Shobe, Bill

  • Research Director for Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
  • wms5f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ECON 4430: Environmental Economics
Energy

Brooks, Ed

  • Energy Engineering Technician for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • neb@virginia.edu

Cardwell, Dan

  • Energy and Sustainability Engineer for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • djc6b@virginia.edu

Cates, Gordon

  • Professor, Department of Physics – Experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
  • gdc4k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PHYS 1110: Energy on this World and Elsewhere

Gomez, Cheryl

  • Director of Operations for UVA Facilities Management
  • clg9y@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Fossil fuels (non-renewable fuels), renewable energy technologies, retro-commissioning, central plants, water conservation, utilities master planning, sustainability, drought response 

Gomez, Eric

  • Energy and Sustainability Engineer for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • eg3hs@virginia.edu

Greene, Andrew

  • Sustainability Planner for Office of the University Architect
  • ajg6k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • LEED design and construction, greenhouse gas emissions/carbon footprint, UVa Sustainability efforts, University Committee on Sustainability

Jones, John

  • Energy Engineer for the UVA Office of Sustainability
  • jj7t@virginia.edu

Marshall, Paxton

  • Professor for Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ppm5y@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable design

Shobe, Bill

  • Research Director for Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
  • wms5f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ECON 4430: Environmental Economics

Stevens, Paul

  • Energy and Sustainability Engineer for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • pss7p@virginia.edu

Sitler, Jeff

  • Environmental Compliance Manager for UVa Environmental Health and Safety
  • sitler@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Environmental management, environmental regulatory requirements, pollution prevention

Warren, Jesse

  • Sustainability Programs Manager for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • jmw4ub@.virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Energy conservation, lighting efficiently, conservation practices for new construction, waste management

Williams, Libba

  • Energy Engineer for UVa Energy and Utilities
  • lb5f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Energy conservation, energy efficiency
Engineering

Clarens, Andres

  • Assistant Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • afc7r@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 2050: Introduction to Green Engineering

Culver, Teresa

  • Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of Undergraduate Studies for Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • tbc4e@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 2100: Introduction to Environmental Engineering
    • CE 4210: Stormwater Management

Elzey, Dana

  • Associated Professor for hte Department of Engineering & Society
  • dme2j@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ENGR 4010: Multidisciplinary Design and Development Part I

Louis, Garrick

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Systems & Information Engineering
  • gel7f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable infrastructure, environmental systems engineering

Miller, John

  • Lecturer for Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • jsm3f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 6410: Introduction to Transportation Planning

Shiftlet, Gary

  • Professor for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • gjs@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 2010/MSE 2010: Materials that Shape Civilizations

Smith, James

  • Professor for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • jas9e@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 3100: Water for the World
Food

Beatley, Tim

  • Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities
  • tb6d@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PLAN 1010: Introduction to Urban and Environmental Planning
    • PLAN 3860: Cities and Nature
  • Relevant Interests
    • Community sustainability, green cities, local and sustainable food

Denckla-Cobb, Tanya

  • Lecturer, Department of Urban and Environmental Planning
  • Director, Institute for Environmental Negotiation
  • td6n@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Community food system planning, Virginia food heritage

Freedman, Paul

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Politics
  • pf7h@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PLAP 3160: Politics of Food

Hamilton, Kendra

  • Lecturer, Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality
  • kh4d@virginia.edu

Jameson, Samantha

  • Sustainability Coordinator for UVa Dining
  • jameson-samantha@aramark.com
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable food systems, UVA Dining sustainability programs

Jenkins, Willis

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Religious Studies
  • wjj2c@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • RELG 2210: Religion, Ethics, and the Global Environment
    • RELG 5559: Environmental Ethics

Shutt, Lisa

  • Lecturer, Carter G. Woodson Institute of African-American and African Studies
  • lt7q@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • AAS 3749: Food and Meaning in Africa and the Disaspora

Stevens, Christopher

  • Sustainability Coordinator for UVA Dining
  • Stevens-Christopher@aramark.com
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable food systems, UVA Dining sustainability programs

Wellman, Rose

  • Graduate student in the Department of Anthropology
  • rew3p@virginia.edu
General Sustainability

Damon, Frederick

  • Professor for the Department of Anthropology
  • Fhd@virginia.edu
  • ANTH 3155 Anthropology of Everyday American Life

Greene, Andrew

  • Sustainability Planner for UVa Office of the University Architect
  • Ajg5k@virginia.edu
  • LEED design and construction, greenhouse gas emissions/carbon footprint, UVa Sustainability efforts, University Committee on Sustainability

Jenkins, Willis

  • Associate Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Environment
  • wjj2c@virginia.edu
  • Courses include the “Moral Ecology of Food,” “Climate Ethics,” “Theology and Ecology” and “Religion, Ethics, and Environment”

Morris, Nina

  • Sustainability Outreach Coordinator for UVa Energy and Utilities
  • nmm3a@virginia.edu
  • Sustainable events, community outreach, UVa sustainability student groups

Shepherd, John

  • Associate Professor and Director, East Asia Center for the Department of Anthropology
  • Jrs4c@virginia.edu
  • ANTH 3130 Disease, Epidemics and Society

Sitler, Jeff

  • Environmental Compliance Manager for UVa Environmental Health and Safety
  • sitler@virginia.edu
  • Environmental management, environmental regulatory requirements, pollution prevention

Wenger, Jess

  • Environmental Management Systems Coordinator for UVa Environmental Health and Safety
  • jsw6d@virginia.edu
  • Environmental management, UVa sustainability programs, UVa composting program
Natural Environment

Akhtar, Sahar

  • Assistant Professor for the Department of Philosophy
  • sza5m@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • PHIL 3652: Animals and Ethics

Biggs, Thomas

  • Lecturer for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • thb3k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 3810: Earth Processes as Natural Hazards
    • EVSC 4082: Geology and Ecology of U.S. National Parks

Blum, Linda

  • Research Associate Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • lkb2e@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 1020: Practical Concepts in Environmental Sciences
    • EVSC 4110: Estuarine Ecology
    • EVSC 4240: Restoration ECology

Dolan, Robert

  • Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • rd5q@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 2900: Beaches, Coasts, and Rivers

Galloway, James

  • Sidman P. Poole Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • jng@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 1080: Resources and the Environment
    • EVSC 4870: Global Biogeochemical Cycles

Lawrence, Deborah

  • Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • dl3c@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 1450: An Inconvenient Truce: Climate, You and CO2
    • EVSC 4040: Climate Change: Science, Markets & Plicy

Pace, Michael

  • Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • mlpf5y@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 4290: Limnology: Inland Water Ecosystems

Shugart, Herman

  • William W. Corcoran Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • hhs@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 2559: Humans and the Environment
    • EVSC/BIOL 4100: Management of Forest Ecosystems
    • EVSC 4160: Forest Sampling

Smith, Thomas

  • Associate Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • tms9a@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 1010: Introduction to Environmental Sciences
    • EVSC 2200: Plants, People, and Culture
    • EVSC 3200: Fundamentals of Ecology
Outreach, Engagement, & Communications

Ahmed, Sakib

  • Communications Coordinator for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • ssa4b@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Communications, graphics and design, telling the story of sustainability

Morris, Nina

  • Sustainability Programs Coordinator of Outreach and Engagement for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • nmm3a@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainability-related events, Sustainability Advocates program, Civic Engagement Subcommittee, community outreach

Schroeder, Dana

  • Sustainability Coordinator of Outreach and Engagement for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • ds8nh@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainability-related events, Green Workplace program, environmental behavioral psychology

Trimble, Andrea

  • Sustainability Director for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • art2k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Environmental management, stewardship, historic preservation, sustainable design

 

Transportation

Cahen, George

  • Professor for the Department of Engineering & Society
  • glc@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ENGR 4595: Solar Car/RideForward

Greene, Andrew

  • Sustainability Planner for UVa Office of the University Architect
  • ajg5k@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • LEED design and construction, greenhouse gas emissions/carbon footprint, UVa Sustainability efforts, University Committee on Sustainability

Miller, John

  • Lecturer for Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • jsm3f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 6410: Introduction to Transportaion Planning

Monceaux, Jonathan

  • Department of Parking and Transportation
  • jm9ec@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Transportation Demand Management, alternative commute options
Waste, Recycling, & Composting

Beale, Sonny

  • Recycling Program Superintendent for the Office for Sustainability
  • bcb8s@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • UVa Recycling operations, e-waste, ROSE, composting

Muldoon, Amy

  • Research and Project Management Associate for the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
  • ajm6u@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable materials, composting, Sustainability Partners

Smith, Brian

  • Public Services Assistant and Reserves Manager for UVa Library
  • bds2n@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Recycling, green library, waste reduction

Takahashi, Nancy

  • Lecturer for the Department of Landscape Architecture
  • takahashi@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Landscaping, waste vegetable oil recycling project at UVa

Walters, Caroline

  • University Records Officer for Information Security, Policy, and Records Office
  • cw8de@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Records management, digital imaging, going paperless

Warren, Jesse

  • Sustainability Program Manager for the UVA Office for Sustainability
  • jmw4ub@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Energy conservation, lighting efficiently, conservation practices for new construction, waste management

Wenger, Jess

  • Environmental Projects Manager for Environmental Resources
  • jsw6d@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Environmental management, stormwater, composting, waste reduction, pollution prevention, air emissions controls
Water

Carter, Kristin

  • Environmental Engineer for Environmental Resources
  • kma4z@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Stormwater management, pollution prevention, air emissions controls

Culver, Teresa

  • Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of Undergraduate Studies for Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • tbc4e@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 4210: Stormwater Management

D’Odorico, Paolo

  • Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • pd6v@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 3600: Hydrology
    • EVSV 4559: Sustainable Water and Food Security
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainable water and food security

Dolan, Robert

  • Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • rd5q@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 2900: Beaches, Coasts, and Rivers

Garrod, Dawson

  • Civil Engineer for Environmental Resources
  • dlg9e@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Stormwater management, pollution prevention, air emissions controls

Gomez, Cheryl

  • Director of Operations for UVa Facilities Management
  • clg9y@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Fossil fuels (non-renewable fuels), renewable energy technologies, retro-commissioning, central plants, water conservation, utilities master planning

Grove, Kathy

  • Senior Architect for the Office of the Board of Visitors
  • kag3ek@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainability in Facilities Management, water use reduction

McDowell, Andrew

  • Assitant Professor for Department of Architecture
  • asm8f@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • ARCH 5500: Special Topics in Architecture: Urgent Matter—Water

Pace, Michael

  • Professor for the Department of Environmental Sciences
  • mlpf5y@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 4290: Limnology: Inland Water Ecosystem

Richter, Brian

  • Chief Scientist, Water Markets at The Nature Conservancy, Adjunct Professor at UVa
  • bdr2a@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • EVSC 5559/PLAN 5500: Water Sustainability

Sitler, Jeff

  • Environmental Programs Manager for Environmental Resources
  • sitler@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Environmental management, environmental regulatory requirements, pollution prevention, stormwater management

Smith, James

  • Professor for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • jas9e@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Courses
    • CE 3100: Water for the World

Wenger, Jess

  • Environmental Projects Manager for Environmental Resources
  • jsw6d@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Environmental management, stormwater, composting, waste reduction, pollution prevention, air emissions controls
Other

Camp, Reba

  • Environment of Care Administrator for the UVA Health System
  • rsc@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • ROSE program, LEED certified health system buildings, healthy food and nutrition, MERCI (Meidcal Equipment Recovery of Clean Inventory) program

Morgan, Kristin

  • Director of University & Community Relations and Development for hte Office for Diversity and Equity
  • klm3q@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainability in the context of diversity, equity, health, and wellness

Smeds, Chris

  • Technology Officer for Facilities Management Information Technology
  • cjs2m@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainability in Facilities Management, green IT, paper waste reduction

Smith, Sandra

  • Quality Assurance and Development Manager for Building Services
  • sas7rs@virginia.edu
  • Relevant Interests
    • Sustainability in Facilities Management, green cleaning practices, centralized trash, “Just Take the First Step” messaging