Faculty Engagement and Education Working Group

The Faculty Engagement and Education Working Group is co-chaired by Tom Peterson, provost and executive vice chancellor at UC Merced, and Abby Reyes, director of the Sustainability Initiative at UC Irvine.

The Working Group is part of the Global Climate Leadership Council that was formed to advise UC on achieving the ambitious goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2025 (pdf) while also providing guidance for furthering its other longstanding sustainability goals.

Working group members include:

Todd Dawson, integrative biology professor,
UC Berkeley, UC Natural Reserve System and member of the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Mary Droser, geology professor and paleobiology program
director, UC Riverside

John Foran, sociology professor, UC Santa Barbara

Teamrat A. Ghezzehei, School of Natural Sciences professor,
UC Merced

J. Keith Gilless, College of Natural Resources dean and
professor of forest economics, UC Berkeley

Travis Huxman, ecology and evolutionary biology professor,
director of Center for Environmental Biology, chair of executive
committee of UCI Sustainability Initiative and co-chair of Faculty
Task Force on Sustainability Education; UC Irvine

Ronnie Lipschutz, politics and environmental studies
professor, UC Santa Cruz

Claudia Martinez, staff lead and deputy director for diversity and
engagement, UC Office of the President

Cully Nordby, academic director for the Institute of Environment
and Sustainability, UCLA

Robert (Skip) Pomeroy, chemistry and biochemistry professor, UC San Diego

Stephen Wheeler, Ph.D., Professor, Landscape Architecture Program, Department of Human Ecology, UC Davis

Matthew St. Clair, director of sustainability, UC Office of the President

Arianne Teherani, School of Medicine professor, UC San Francisco

Steven Worker, coordinator for 4-H Science, Engineering and
Technology Education; UC Division of Agricultural and
Natural Resources