Professorships, Chairs, and Faculty Fellows

The Nelson Institute is fortunate to have a number of professorships, chairs, and faculty fellowships that have been established via generous philanthropic gifts.

Anna Andrzejewski

Bradshaw Knight Professor of the Environmental Humanities

Professor, Department of Art History

Director, Culture, History and Environment

Andrea Hicks

Hanson Family Fellow in Sustainability

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Director of Sustainability Education and Research, Office of Sustainability

Jonathan Patz

John P. Holton Chair in Health and the Environment

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and School of Medicine and Public Health

Director, Global Health Institute

Paul Robbins

Nelson-Hanson Chair in Environmental Studies

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Geography

Dean, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Anita Thompson

Ken Potter Professor of Water Resources (formerly known as the Nelson Institute Professorship in Water Resources)

Professor, Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Program Chair, Water Resources Management Program

Monica White

Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Chair in Integrated Environmental Studies

Associate Professor of Environmental Justice, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Community and Environmental Sociology

Inaugural Director, Nelson Institute Office of Environmental Justice