Interfaces of Global Change Curriculum Committee (IG3C)

Initiated in the fall of 2018, the Interfaces of Global Change Curriculum Committee (IG3C) is the primary entity responsible for visioning, oversight, and implementation of the IGC IGEP curriculum.  Primary duties entail visioning, planning, and delivering of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd seminar courses and providing guidance for the capstone experience. These duties include ensuring continuity of existing high-quality graduate programming, as well as ideation and visioning to meet the evolving programmatic needs of the growing, diverse IGC IGEP student population.


Julia Gohlke

IG3C Chair, Assistant Professor

Department of Population Health Sciences

Research Interests: human health implications of global environmental change


Erin Hotchkiss

IG3C Co-Chair, Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

Research Interests: freshwater ecology

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Amanda Hensley

Interfaces of Global Change Fellow

Department of Translational Biology, Medicine & Health

Research Interests: public health implementation science, immunology and infectious disease, health equity for diverse, under-engaged, and rural populations

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Cully Hession


Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Research Interests:the fundamental physical processes of streams, including channel structure and sediment dynamics, human activity impact, and restoration


Holly Kindsvater

Assistant Professor

Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Research Interests: fisheries, evolution, mathematical modeling


Jennifer Russell

Assistant Professor

Department of Sustainable Biomaterials

Research Interests: the circular economy and sustainability, the flows of materials and energy within economic consumption-production systems, and strategies for slowing and closing material loops


Michelle Stocker

Assistant Professor

Department of Geosciences

Research Interests: macroevolutionary patterns and processes of biodiversity, including how species diversify in the functional, phylogenetic, and developmental constraints of convergent evolution

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Tyler Weiglein

Interfaces of Global Change Fellow

Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Research Interests: Terrestrial biogeochemistry, hillslope/catchment hydrology