Animal and Veterinary Science

  • Katherine Petersson specializes in animal health, specifically the causes and treatments for parasites in livestock.
  • Maria Peterson focuses on understanding how maternal factors during pregnancy can have long term effects on the offspring.
  • Justin Richard studies animal behavior and reproduction, primarily in collaboration with zoos and aquariums.
  • David Townson studies nutrient metabolism and reproductive systems in livestock, and immune response and cancers in female cows.

Aquaculture and Fisheries Science

  • Terry Bradley currently focuses on development of marine finfish for aquaculture and the effects of nanoplastics on larval and juvenile marine finfish.
  • Marta Gomez-Chiarri is an aquatic pathologist who studies the prevention and management of diseases in marine organisms.
  • Austin Humphries studies the ecological and social dynamics of fisheries management.
  • Michael Rice studies the environmental physiology of marine invertebrates, and aquaculture systems.
  • Coleen Suckling is a marine eco-physiologist who studies animal response to climate change, plastic pollution, and enhancing aquaculture practices

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

  • Patrick Baur is an interdisciplinary social scientist who studies social-ecological relationships, technology politics, and equity dimensions of policy and governance in agriculture and food systems.
  • Melva Treviño Peña is a human geographer who studies how social identity factors such as gender, race, ethnicity, age, class, etc., inform different groups’ experiences of the environment and environmental change.