Affiliated Faculty

The Global Change Center (GCC) addresses the challenges to the environment and society resulting from global changes by providing a framework that encourages, facilitates, and rewards interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach across the intellectual landscape of Virginia Tech. For faculty members that are interested in becoming involved, please see our application procedure and brief description of the benefits.

Faculty Listing

PAUL ANGERMEIER
Research Scientist and Professor
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

KATE LANGWIG
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

FRANK AYLWARD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

THEO LIM
Assistant Professor
School of Public and International Affairs

JACOB BARNEY
Associate Professor
School of Plant & Environmental Sciences

JOHN LITTLE
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

BRIAN BADGLEY
Associate Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

LINSEY MARR
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

JEB BARRETT 
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

JOEL McGLOTHLIN
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

MARK BARROW
Professor and Chair
Department of History

KEVIN McGUIRE
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

LISA BELDEN
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

MERYL MIMS
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

FRED BENFIELD
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

KLAUS MOELTNER
Professor
Department of Agriculture & Applied Economics

DEBORAH BROSNAN
Adjunct Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

IGNACIO MOORE
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

BRYAN BROWN
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

STERLING NESBITT
Assistant Professor
Department of Geosciences

ANAMARIA BUKVIC
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Geography

CAYELAN CAREY
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

AMY PRUDEN
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

LEANDRO CASTELLO
Associate Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

J. LEIGHTON REID
Assistant Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

KELLY COBOURN
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

RACHEL REID
Research Scientist
Department of Geosciences

ALASDAIR COHEN
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences

BRIAN ROMANS
Associate Professor
Department of Geosciences

JONATHAN CZUBA
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

JENNIFER RUSSELL
Assistant Professor
Department of Sustainable Biomaterials

ASHLEY DAYER
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

SCOTT SALOM
Professor
Department of Entomology

ZACHARY EASTON
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

STEPHEN SCHOENHOLTZ
Director and Professor
Virginia Water Resources Research Center
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

SALLY ENTREKIN
Associate Professor
Department of Entomology

TODD SCHENK
Assistant Professor
School of Public and International Affairs

LUIS ESCOBAR
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

MADELINE SCHREIBER
Professor
Department of Geosciences

MARCO FERREIRA
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics

DURELLE SCOTT
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

FRANCESCO FERRETTI
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

KENDRA SEWALL
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

HOSEIN FOROUTAN
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

JULIE SHORTRIDGE
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

EDWARD FOX
Professor
Department of Computer Science

ERIC SMITH
Professor
Department of Statistics

EMMANUEL FRIMPONG
Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

MICHAEL SORICE
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

BENJAMIN GILL
AssociateProfessor
Department of Geosciences

RYAN STEWART
Assistant Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

JULIA GOHLKE
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences

MICHELLE STOCKER
Assistant Professor
Department of Geosciences

DAVID HAAK
Assistant Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

BRIAN STRAHM
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

DANA HAWLEY
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

R. QUINN THOMAS
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

CULLY HESSION
Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON
Assistant Professor
School of Neuroscience

WILLIAM HOPKINS
Director and Professor
Global Change Center
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

JOSEF UYEDA
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

ERIN HOTCHKISS
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

PETER VIKESLAND
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

BRUCE HULL
Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

JEFFREY WALTERS
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

GABRIEL ISAACMAN-VANWERTZ
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

JAMES WEGER-LUCARELLI
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences and Pathobiology

JOHN JELESKO
Associate Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

SUSAN WHITEHEAD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

LEAH JOHNSON
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics

SHUHAI XIAO
Professor
Department of Geosciences

HOLLY KINDSVATER
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

FLORIAN ZACH
Assistant Professor
Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management

KAREN KOVAKA
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy

CARL ZIPPER
Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

LEIGH-ANNE KROMETIS
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

CHRISTOPHER ZOBEL
Professor
Department of Business Information Technology

CHLOÉ LAHONDÈRE
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry