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

CHLOÉ LAHONDÈRE
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry

FRANK AYLWARD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

KATE LANGWIG
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

JACOB BARNEY
Associate Professor
School of Plant & Environmental Sciences

THEO LIM
Assistant Professor
School of Public and International Affairs

BRIAN BADGLEY
Associate Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

JOHN LITTLE
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

JEB BARRETT 
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

LINSEY MARR
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

MARK BARROW
Professor and Chair
Department of History

JOEL McGLOTHLIN
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

LISA BELDEN
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

KEVIN McGUIRE
Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

FRED BENFIELD
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

MERYL MIMS
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

DEBORAH BROSNAN
Adjunct Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

KLAUS MOELTNER
Professor
Department of Agriculture & Applied Economics

BRYAN BROWN
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

IGNACIO MOORE
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

ANAMARIA BUKVIC
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Geography

STERLING NESBITT
Associate Professor
Department of Geosciences

RYAN CALDER
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences

WENDY PARKER
Professor
Department of Philosophy

CAYELAN CAREY
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

AMY PRUDEN
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

WILLANDIA CHAVES
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

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

LEANDRO CASTELLO
Associate Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

RACHEL REID
Research Scientist
Department of Geosciences

KELLY COBOURN
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

BRIAN ROMANS
Associate Professor
Department of Geosciences

ALASDAIR COHEN
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences

JENNIFER RUSSELL
Assistant Professor
Department of Sustainable Biomaterials

JONATHAN CZUBA
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

SCOTT SALOM
Professor
Department of Entomology

ASHLEY DAYER
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

TODD SCHENK
Assistant Professor
School of Public and International Affairs

ZACHARY EASTON
Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

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

GILL EASTWOOD
Assistant Professor
Department of Entomology

DURELLE SCOTT
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

SALLY ENTREKIN
Associate Professor
Department of Entomology

KENDRA SEWALL
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

LUIS ESCOBAR
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

MANOOCHEHR SHIRZAEI
Professor
Department of Geosciences

MARCO FERREIRA
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics

JULIE SHORTRIDGE
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

FRANCESCO FERRETTI
Assistant Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

ERIC SMITH
Professor
Department of Statistics

HOSEIN FOROUTAN
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

MICHAEL SORICE
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

EDWARD FOX
Professor
Department of Computer Science

RYAN STEWART
Associate Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

EMMANUEL FRIMPONG
Professor
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation

MICHELLE STOCKER
Assistant Professor
Department of Geosciences

BENJAMIN GILL
AssociateProfessor
Department of Geosciences

BRIAN STRAHM
Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

JULIA GOHLKE
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences

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

DAVID HAAK
Assistant Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON
Assistant Professor
School of Neuroscience

DANA HAWLEY
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

JOSEF UYEDA
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

CULLY HESSION
Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

PETER VIKESLAND
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

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

JEFFREY WALTERS
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

ERIN HOTCHKISS
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

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

BRUCE HULL
Professor
Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation

SUSANNA WERTH
Associate Research Professor
Department of Geosciences

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

SUSAN WHITEHEAD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

JOHN JELESKO
Associate Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

KANG XIA
Professor
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

LEAH JOHNSON
Associate 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