Environment Experts

Jon Shefner

Department Head, Professor

Jon Shefner’s research focuses on Latin America and globalization, as well as global austerity. His recent research focuses on the green economy and community engagement.


Joshua Fu

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Joshua Fu is an expert on climatic changes, air pollution and air quality, the impacts of extreme events on air, critical infrastructure, food, human health, land, and water, and transportation.


Catherine Wilt

Director of the Center for Clean Products

Catherine Wilt has expertise in research and testimony involving public policy in regard to sanitation and pollution issues, and is considered an expert on recycling and clean environment efforts.


Sally P. Horn

Chancellor's Professor in Geography, Director of the Initiative for Quaternary Paleoclimate Research, Co-director of the Laboratory of Paleoenvironmental Research

Sally Horn uses sediment cores and other natural archives to investigate Quaternary climate change and human-environment interactions in the circum-Caribbean region and southeastern US.


Terry Hazen

Governor's Chair for Environmental Biotechnology

Terry Hazen is the Governor’s Chair for environmental biotechnology and specializes in bioremediation and bioenergy.


Chris Cherry

Chris Cherry

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chris Cherry focuses his research on a wide variety of transportation issues, with an emphasis on those that are eco-friendly.


Phillip Enquist

Governor's Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments

Phillip Enquist’s work in the US includes numerous planning strategies for leading universities, the Chicago Central Area Plan, the Millennium Park Master Plan in Chicago, and the District of Columbia Height Master Plan Modeling Analysis.