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UM BRIDGES Directors

Laurie Yung

Laurie Yung Program Director

Email: Email
Department: 

UM Society and Conservation

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Natural resource social science; rangeland drought adaptation



Andrew C. Wilcox

Andrew C. Wilcox Assistant Program Director

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Department: 

UM Geosciences

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Fluvial geomorphology; hydrology; water-energy nexus; river restoration



UM BRIDGES Staff

UM BRIDGES Faculty*

Ashley Ballantyne

Ashley Ballantyne

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Department: 

UM Ecosystem & Conservation Sciences

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Bioclimatology; biogeochemistry



Douglas Brinkerhoff

Douglas Brinkerhoff

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Department: 

Computer Science



Brian Chaffin

Brian Chaffin

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Department: 

UM Society and Conservation

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Water policy and governance; tribal water issues



Ben Colman

Ben Colman

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Department: 

UM Ecosystem & Conservation Sciences

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Ecosystem ecology; nutrient and energy cycling



Solomon Dobrowski

Solomon Dobrowski

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Department: 

Forest Management

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Landscape Ecology, Conservation biogeography, Global Change



Lisa Eby

Lisa Eby

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Department: 

UM Ecosystem & Conservation Sciences

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Fisheries ecology



Payton Gardner

Payton Gardner

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Department: 

UM Geosciences

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Hydrogeology



Neva Hassanein

Neva Hassanein

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Department: 

UM Environmental Studies

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Agri-food systems, rural and environmental sociology



Kelsey Jencso

Kelsey Jencso

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Department: 

UM Forest Management

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Hydrology; climatology



Marco P. Maneta

Marco P. Maneta

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Department: 

UM Geosciences

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Hydrologic modelling



Alexander L. Metcalf

Alexander L. Metcalf Assistant Professor

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Department: 

UM Society and Conservation

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Human dimensions; private lands conservation; behavior change



Elizabeth Covelli Metcalf

Elizabeth Covelli Metcalf

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Department: 

UM Society and Conservation

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Human dimensions of natural resources; social dimensions of river restoration



Katrina Mullan

Katrina Mullan

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Department: 

UM Economics

Food Energy Water Focus: 

Environmental economics; sustainable development



Nadia White

Nadia White

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Department: 

UM Journalism

Food Energy Water Focus: 

UM BRIDGES Partner (unable to offer fellowships) - Science communication



*Current affiliated faculty members are listed. All faculty reside within a home department as UM BRIDGES is not a degree-granting program. Affiliated faculty may be different in future academic years.

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