Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.98
Liaison Michael Amadori
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.63 / 12.00 Michael Amadori
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
223

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
35

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
15.70

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
54

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
11

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
20.37

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:

Associate Professor Christopher Annear - Anthropology and Sociology
Professor Nan Crystal Arens - Geoscience
Associate Professor Jeffrey Blankenship - Art and Architecture
Professor Walter Bowyer - Chemistry
Professor Scott Brophy - Philosophy
Associate Professor Meghan Brown - Biology
Associate Professor Kristin Brubaker - Environmental Studies
Professor Sigrid Carle - Biology
Dr. Lisa Cleckner - Director of the Finger Lakes Institute
Associate Professor Bradley Cosentino - Biology
Assistant Professor Chiyo Crawford - Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Tara Curtin - Geoscience
Director of Introductory Biology Laboratories Susan Cushman
Assistant Professor Gabriella D’Angelo - Art and Architecture
Professor Mark Deutschlander - Biology
Professor Tom Drennen - Economics and Environmental Studies
Professor John Halfman - Geoscience
Associate Professor Jessica Hayes-Conroy - Women's Studies
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Johnson- Environmental Studies
Associate Professor David Kendrick- Geoscience
Associate Professor Kristy Kenyon- Biology
Associate Professor Beth Kinne - Environmental Studies
Professor Neil Laird - Geoscience
Assistant Professor Robin Lewis - Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Darrin Magee - Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Brenda Maiale- Anthropology and Sociology
Professor Jim MaKinster - Education
Associate Professor Kirin Makker - Art and Architecture
Assistant Professor Whitney Mauer - Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Nicholas Metz - Geoscience
Luce Environmental Studies Postdoc Anto Mohsin
Professor Elizabeth Newell - Biology
Professor Steven Penn- Physics
Professor Craig Rimmerman - Public Policy Studies


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

Based on the Earth Charter, all faculty listed on the HWS Environmental Studies faculty list are engaged in sustainability research. Each faculty member is researching one or more of the following: ecological integrity; social and economic justice; democracy, nonviolence, and peace; and respect and care for the community of life.


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