Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.20
Liaison David Heithaus
Submission Date Jan. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Kenyon College
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.68 / 12.00 David Heithaus
Director of Green Initiatives
Provost
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
222

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
10

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
4.50

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
34

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
8

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
23.53

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
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Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:

Andrew Kerkhoff-Biology
Interests: biology, biogeography, evolution, conservation, and education

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Brian_Enquist/publication/264544846_Convergence_of_terrestrial_plant_production_across_global_climate_gradients/links/53e40fb20cf25d674e94b18a/Convergence-of-terrestrial-plant-production-across-global-climate-gradients.pdf

Jay Corrigan-Economics
Interests: environmental and resource economics, agricultural economics, public sector economics

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0095069615000443

Robert Alexander - Economics
Rob Alexander is an ecological economist with research interests in bioeconomic modeling and the economics of biodiversity conservation.

https://works.bepress.com/robert-alexander/

Ruth Heindel-Environmental Studies
Interests: polar regions, soil, atmospheric dust, biogeochemical cycles

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15230430.2017.1415852

Katie Black-Economics
Interests: environmental and resource economics, regional science and urban economics

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0166046217301400?via%3Dihub

Shaun Golding-Sociology
Interests: environmental sociology, migration, spatial inequality

https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article/57/4/323/220404

Chris Bickford-Biology
Interests: Plant physiology

https://www.publish.csiro.au/FP/FP16095

Siobhan Fennessy-Biology
Interests: Wetlands, carbon restoration

https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=fU7MBQAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PP6&ots=9wbfs70aDC&sig=SuMbmZcm-XiTQwRZ1lUvghxVTW8#v=onepage&q&f=false
Yutan Getzler: Chemistry
Interests: chemical recycling

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41578-020-0190-4

Mo Hunsen-Chemistry
Interests: Chemical and enzymatic catalysis, green oxidation reactions, biodegradable polymers, carbohydrates and green nanocomposites.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267322101_Novel_Green_Catalytic_Oxidation_Reactions


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

We consulted the faculty handbook to start - all faculty members are required to engage in research or scholarship in their field to be eligible for promotion.

Faculty members engaged in sustainability research were identified first by a review of individual faculty pages and then with a follow-up literature search from those faculty tagged as 'likely'. Of the 13 identified as likely 10 had reasonable supporting documentation.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability research is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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