Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.12
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date July 25, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Emory University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.19 / 12.00 Peggy Barlett
Goodrich C. White Professor
Anthropology
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
1,004

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
90

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
8.96

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
66

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
38

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
57.58

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

Womack, Deanna, Candler School Of Theology
Barlett, Peggy F, Anthropology
Phillips, Kristin D, Anthropology
Little, Peter Deal, Anthropology
Real, Leslie A, Biology
Menger, Fred M, Chemistry
Hill, Craig Livingston, Chemistry
Conticello, Vincent P, Chemistry
Lian, Tianquan, Chemistry
Lynn, David G., Chemistry
Blakey, Simon Bruce, Chemistry
Davies, Huw M.L, Chemistry
Teague, Lori Crotzer, Dance
Rudd, Murray A, Environmental Science
Yandle, Tracy Jane, Environmental Science
Brosi, Berry Justice, Environmental Science
Gunderson, Lance, Environmental Science
Remais, Justin, Environmental Science
Saikawa, Eri, Environmental Science
Seok, Brian, Environmental Science
Bruyere, Vincent, French & Italian
Loichot, Valerie I, French & Italian
Muratore, Simona, French & Italian
Schaumann, Caroline, German Studies
Allitt, Patrick Nicholas, History
Rogers,Thomas D, History
Borowski, Oded, MESAS
Burton, Justin C, Physics
Rich, Michael, Political Science
De Waal, Frans B, Psychology
Wallen, Kim, Psychology
Patterson, Barbara A.B., Religion
Hegtvedt, Karen A, Sociology
Carrion, Maria, Spanish & Portuguese
Paulsen, Lisa Ann, Theater Studies
Epstein, Mary Ryan, Goizueta Business School
Longhofer, Wesley, Goizueta Business School
Roberts, Peter William, Goizueta Business School
Zwier, Paul John, School of Law
Nash, Jonathan Remy, School of Law
Van der Vyver, Johan David, School of Law
Vandall,Frank J, School of Law
Hall Jr., James R, Anesthesiology/PA Program
Yu, Shan Ping, Anesthesiology
James, Amanda Marie Marie, Biochemistry
Huey, Michael Joseph, Family & Preventative Medicine
Woods, Demetrius L, GYN OB
Li, Shihua, Human Genetics
Anania, Frank, A, Medicine: Digestive Disorders
Hackney, Madeleine E, Medicine: Geriatrics
Vandenberg, Ann Elisabeth, Medicine: Geriatrics
Wang, Xiaonan, Medicine: Nephrology
Tyor, William Randolph, Neurology
Obideen, Mahmoud, Neurology
Dattilo, Michael, Ophthalmology
Suchdev, Parminder Singh, Pediatrics
Vos, Miriam Benedicta, Pediatricss: Gastroenterology
Welsh, Jean Ann, Pediatrics: Gastroenterology
Geller, Robert J, Pediatrics: General
Scahill, Lawrence D, Pediatrics: Marcus Center
Burrell, Teresa L, Pediatrics: Marcus Center
Coles, Claire D, Psychiatry
Ash, Peter, Psychiatry
Kable, Julie A, Psychiatry
Graves, Chanda Cottingham, Psychiatry
Yang, Xiaofang, Radiation Oncology
Kadom, Nadja, Radiation: Neuroradiology
Blanton, Sarah R, Rehabilitation Medicine
Gillespie, Theresa Wicklin, Surgery: Oncology
Simpson, Roy L, School Of Nursing
Bussenius, Hope Victoria, School Of Nursing
Foster, Jennifer Whitman, School Of Nursing
Amar, Angela F, School Of Nursing
McCauley, Linda A, School Of Nursing
Escoffery, Ngoc-Cam T, Public Health: Behavioral Sciences & Health
Blais, Linelle Marie, Public Health: Behavioral Sciences & Health
Waller, Lance A, Public Health: Biostatistics
Barr, Dana Boyd, Public Health: Environmental Health
Levy, Karen, Public Health: Environmental Health
Gribble, Matthew, Public Health: Environmental Health
Rochberg, Daniel, Public Health: Environmental Health
Steenland, Kyle, Public Health: Environmental Health
Liu, Yang, Public Health: Environmental Health
Zhou, Ying, Public Health: Environmental Health
Yount, Kathryn Mary, Public Health: Global Health
Girard, Amy Webb, Public Health: Global Health
Kirby, Amy E, Public Health: Global Health
McGriff, Joanne A, Public Health: Global Health
Wilson, Mark, Yerkes: Development & Cognitive Neuroscience
Roncoli, Carla, Graduate: Masters in Development Practice


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

In October, 2016, all regular faculty (including tenured, tenure-track, lecturer-track) received an email request from Emory’s Office of Institutional Research and by the Office of Sustainability Initiatives to report sustainability-related research. Containing pre-populated lists of all externally-funded research projects during the previous 3 years, it offered definitions of sustainability and asked faculty to check if their research met the criteria. An opportunity to add any additional or unfunded research projects was provided. Multiple emails were sent to faculty and some personal emails encouraging response were sent by Office of Sustainability and department chairs. A faculty member with the Sustainability Office reviewed each item in the inventory.

Entries were compiled into a master inventory by School and Department. The 2016 inventory of research is published at: http://sustainability.emory.edu/page/1005/CURRICULUM-&-RESEARCH.

The number of departments was calculated by the Office of Institutional Research in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability, with the advice of several Deans’ offices. Some Emory units (such as the College of Arts and Sciences) are organized into departments; some (such as Law and Nursing) are not.

A separate inventory of research was compiled by Climate at Emory, and where faculty research was missing from the sustainability list, those faculty were added with permission.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Data reported for 2014, 2015, and 2016 academic years.

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