Profiles of Minority Professionals

This database contains profiles of more than 200 minority environmental professionals who have outstanding careers in the environmental field. These professionals profiled here are diverse -- they range from academics to environmental lawyers, planners, policymakers, and wildlife photographers. The profiles focus on how individuals got introduced to the environmental field, developed their careers, sought advice and mentoring, and in turn, mentored others.

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  • Director
    Tapestry Institute
  • Assistant Professor of Geosciences
    University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Professor
    University of California, Merced
  • Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
    Tufts University
  • Associate Professor
    University of Georgia, School of Environmental Design
  • Project Scientist; Manager, US Rosetta Project
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
  • Research Scientist and Conservation Biologist
    Smithsonian Institution, MAB Program
  • Environmental Justice Organizer
    Sierra Club
  • Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences and Policy Division
    Duke University
  • Program Director
    Sustainable Metropolitan Communities Initiative, Ford Foundation
  • Associate Professor
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
  • Executive Director, Wind River Environmental Quality Commission
    Member, National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC)
  • Professor of Biology, Claflin University
    Director, South Carolina Center for Biotechnology
  • Geospatial Information Technology Specialist and Community Development Officer
    Office of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior
  • Executive Director
    Center for Environmental Citizenship-EnviroCitizen
  • Assistant Professor
    Elizabeth City State University
  • Assistant Professor
    Boston University
  • Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    Tulane University
  • Department of the Interior
  • Assistant Director of Environmental Policy and Planning
    Department of Public Utilities, City of Columbus, Ohio
  • Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Marine Science Program, Department of Geological Sciences
    University of South Carolina
  • Independent Consultant
  • Adjunct Professor and Research Scientist
    Texas A&M University
  • Assistant Professor
    University of South Carolina

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