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Academic focus: Computational and community-based sustainable solutions. Research summary: Broadly, I explore how computational models can help communities achieve their envisioned futures. My research is centered on designing sustainable...
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Biology
Steven Mana'oakamai Johnson wearing a yellow and white shirt standing with arms folded.


Academic focus: Ocean conservation and social-ecological systems. Research summary: I study the relationship between people and the ocean, ranging from Indigenous Pacific Islander communities traditionally managing coral reefs to geopolitical...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Development Sociology
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Academic focus: Corporate social responsibility; environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices; sustainable financing. Research summary: My research interests focus on corporate ESG practices, ESG standard setting and sustainable...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Maria C. Taylor wearing a grey jacket and red shirt, stands in front of a brick building.


Academic focus: History/theory of landscape design, urbanism and architecture; focus on urban ecological design and 20th century politics of everyday environments. Research summary: I am a historian and theorist of international urban and...
  • Landscape Architecture