Founding Faculty Director, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
Associate Professor of German Languages and Literature
Associate Professor, History and Sociology of Science; Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences
2017-2018 PPEH Topic Director: How Did We Get Here?
Professor of Biology and Department ChairDr. Casper's research in plant ecology lab is wide-ranging, with recent projects focusing, broadly, on the responses of plants and soil microbes to various stresses: including climate change, soil contaminants, and the inhospitable environment of coastal sand dunes. They work at the level of individuals, populations, and communities.
Senior Lecturer, Earth and Environmental Science