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Resource Faculty and Staff

The faculty and staff below are those who make presentations, direct discussions, lead tours, and otherwise serve as a resource for the participants in the project.

John Ayers
Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Selected Publications

Luo Y., Ayers J.C. 2009. “Experimental Measurements of Zircon/Melt Trace Element Partition Coefficients.” Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73: 3656-79.

Steven Baskauf
Senior Lecturer, Biological Science

Selected Publications:
Organization of Biodiversity Resources Based on the Process of Their Creation and the Role of Individual organisms as Resource Relationship Nodes.” Biodiversity Informatics. 7: 17-44.
2010.

Beth Conklin
Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Selected Publications:
“Environmentalism, Global Community, and the New Indigenism,” in Inclusion and Exclusion in the Global Arena. Ed. M. Kirsch. Routledge. 2006.

Consuming Grief: Compassionate Cannibalism in an Amazonian Society. University of Texas Press. 2001.

Andrea George
Director, Sustainability and Environmental Management Office
Jonathan Gilligan
Associate Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences


Selected Publications
:
“Design Principles for Carbon Emissions Reduction Programs” Environmental Science & Technology. with others. 2010.

“Implementing the Behavioral Wedge: Designing and Adopting Effective Carbon Emissions Reduction Programs,” Environmental Law Reporter. 40: 10547-54. with others. 2010.

Amanda Little
Adjunct Professor Professor, English

Selected Publications

Power Trip: From Oil Wells to Solar Cells – Our Ride to the Renewable Future. Harper.

Rebuilding New Orleans – The Green Way” Oprah Magazine.


Dana Nelson
Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English

Selected Publications

Ugly Democracy. forthcoming.

Bad for Democracy: How the Presidency Undermines the Power of the People. U. of Minnesota Press. 2008.


David Padgett
Associate Professor of Geography
Director, Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory
Tennessee State University


Selected Publications
:
“Nashville: An Experiment in Metropolitan Governance.” in Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity. Ed. R. Bullard. MIT Press. pp. 127-48. 2007.

Mike Vandenbergh
Professor, Law School
Director, Tarkington Chair in Teaching Excellence
Director, Environmental Law Program
Director, Climate Change Research Network


Selected Publications:

“Time to Try Carbon Labelling,” Nature Climate Change. 1:4-6. with Tom Dietz and Paul C. Stern. 2011.

“Household Actions Can provide a Behavioral Wedge to Rapidly Reduce U.S. Carbon Emissions.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106. with others. 2009.

David Wood
W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy


Selected Publications:

Kierkegaard and Levinas: Ethics, Politics, Religion. Edited with Aaron Simmons. Indiana University Press. 2008.

Time after Time. Indiana University Press. 2007.

The Step Back: Ethics and Politics after Deconstruction. SUNY Press. 2005.