Founding Faculty Director, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
Associate Professor of German Languages and Literature
Bethany Wiggin joined the faculty at Penn in 2003 and is an Associate Professor of German and affiliated faculty in the Program in Comparative Literature and the Department of English.
Melissa Brown Goodall
Senior Director, Environmental Innovations Initiative
Melissa is dedicated to advancing the role of higher education institutions in addressing our most pressing environmental challenges: biodiversity, climate change, and societal resilience.
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.
John Welsh Centennial Professor of English and Faculty Director, Price Lab for Digital Humanities
Jim English is founding faculty director of the Price Lab for Digital Humanities.
Master's candidate in Environmental Studies
Mia Fox is a Master's candidate in Environmental Studies at Penn focusing on
Barri J. Gold
Professor of Practice, English
Inaugural Senior Fellow, Environmental Innovations Initiative
Barri Gold is a scholar of 19th-century British literature and science with a special focus on nascent energy concepts, the laws of thermodynamics, and the novel.
Professor, Political Science
Professor Gottschalk specializes in American politics, with a focus on criminal justice, health policy, race, the development of the welfare state, and business-labor relations.
College of Arts and Sciences
PPEH Climate Finance Intern Alum
Vyshnavi Kosigi Shroff is a senior studying Environmental Studies and Economics.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Humanities
Kristina Lyons joined the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities as Assistant Professor of Anthropology.
Jane Robbins Mize
Public Pedagogies Teaching FellowJane Robbins Mize is a writer, teacher, and literary scholar in Philadelphia. She is currently a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies late nineteenth- and twentieth-century North American literature and material culture.
Dick Wolf Assistant Professor of Television and New Media Studies
Rahul Mukherjee is Dick Wolf Associate Professor of Televisi
PPEH Dissertation Completion Fellow
Grad Fellow AlumPooja Nayak is a Ph.D. candidate in South Asia Studies and Anthropology at Penn, with interests in how environments are made, the social worlds of science and technology practitioners, nature writing in Kannada, and public scholarship.