Program Leadership & Executive Committee

Program Leadership

Colin Orians

Colin Orians
Biology and Environmental Studies
Director of Environmental Studies Program

Sara Gomez

Sara Gomez
Environmental Studies
Associate Director of Environmental Studies Program

Executive Committee

The Environmental Studies Executive Committee consists of a group of faculty from across the university and two to three rotating ENVS student representatives. The Executive Committee's role is to provide guidance on curricular and non-curricular matters to ensure the program stays relevant and up-to-date with the evolving needs of the field. Here are the members of the ENVS Executive Committee:

Julian Agyeman, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Alexander Blanchette, Anthropology

Silvia Bottinelli, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts

Ujjayant Chakravorty, Economics

Benjamin Davies, Environmental Studies

John Durant, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sara Gomez, Environmental Studies

Andrew Kemp, Earth and Climate Sciences

Hassaan Khan, Environmental Studies and Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

Karen Kosinski, Community Health

Colin Orians, Biology and Environmental Studies

J. Michael Reed, Biology

James Rice, History (on leave until Spring 2026)

Modhumita Roy, English

George Scarlett, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development

Caleb Scoville, Sociology (on leave Fall 2024)

Cathy Stanton, Anthropology

Ninian Stein, Environmental Studies

Student Representatives

Lydia Savitt, Applied Environmental Studies, A24

Ryan Kadet, Applied Environmental Studies, A24