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What is ENVS at Emory?


The Department of Environmental Sciences (ENVS) is comprised of faculty and students who are dedicated to teaching, research in service of addressing complex and dynamic interactions among people and their environment using both natural science and social science perspectives.

Through interdisciplinary perspectives, and by integrating research, teaching, and service, our goal is to advance knowledge and prepare the next generation of scholars, researchers, practitioners and citizens.

We strive to exert a significant positive impact on environmental facets of human health, ecosystem management, sustainable development, and biodiversity conservation, at local, regional and global scales.

Math & Science Center

The Department of Environmental Sciences

400 Dowman Drive
5th floor, Math & Science Center
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
E510 Math & Science Center

Administrative Contacts

Lance Gunderson Headshot

Chair

Lance Gunderson
Professor & Chair
E511 Math & Science Center, 5th floor

Department Administrator

Jerry Byrd
Department Administrator
Office E518

Administrative Assistant

Melissa Ivey
Administrative Assistant
Office E519

Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)

Anne Larson Hall
Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)
Office E540

Director of ENVS Minors

Dr. Shaunna Donaher
Director of ENVS Minors
Office E536

Undergraduate Academic Degree Program Coordinator

Katie Green
Undergraduate Academic Degree Program Coordinator
Office E520

Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)

Dr. Eri Saikawa
Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)
Office E512

Graduate Programs Academic Services Coordinator

Leah Thomas
Graduate Programs Academic Services Coordinator
Office E519

Internship Programs Coordinator | Business Concentration Coordinator (Concentration in Environmental Management at Goizueta Business School)

Dr. Tracy Yandle
Concentration in Environmental Management at Goizueta Business School Coordinator & ENVS 497 Internship Coordinator
Office E514

Director of Undergraduate Research & Study Abroad Coordinator

Dr. John Wegner
Dir. of Undergraduate Research & Study Abroad Coordinator
Office E522