Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.64
Liaison Rachael Wein
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Smith College
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.22 / 12.00 Emma Kerr
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
125

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 :
28.00

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
36

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
19

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
52.78

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

1. Elliot Fratkin, Anthropology
2. James Middlebook, Art
3. James Lowenthal, Astronomy
4. Jesse Bellamare, Biological Sciences
5. Danielle Ignace, Biological Sciences
6. Paulette Peckol, Biological Sciences
7. Marney Pratt, Biological Sciences
8. L. David Smith, Biological Sciences
9. Dano Weisbord, Campus Sustainability (staff)
10. Paul Wetzel, CEEDS (staff and faculty)
11. Andrew Berke, Chemistry
12. Susan Sayre, Economics
13. Viz Taraz, Economics
14. Carol Berner, Education and Child Study
15. Judith Cardell, Engineering
16. Andrew Guswa, Engineering
17. Niveen Ismail, Engineering
18. Denise McKahn, Engineering
19. Parmjeet Pati, Engineering
20. Paul Voss, Engineering
21. Alex Barron, Environmental Science and Policy
22. Camille Washington-Ottombre, Environmental Science and Policy
23. Robert Newton, Geosciences
24. Amy Rhodes, Geosciences
25. Gregory White, Government
26. Daniel Gardner, History
27. Anna Botta, Italian Studies
28. Reid Bertone-Johnson, Landscape Studies
29. Steve Moga, Landscape Studies
30. Jeffry Ramsey, Philosophy
31. Michele Wick, Psychology
32. Michelle Joffroy, Spanish and Portuguese
33. Jon Caris, Spatial Analysis Lab, staff
34. Leslie King, Sociology
35. Elisabeth Armstrong, Study of Women and Gender


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

Followed the manual guidelines. Verified research of faculty using the Smith College Faculty Directory. Added staff members conducting sustainability research in the Office of Campus Sustainability and the Center for the Environment.


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