Current Fellows

Kelvin Bates -
Kernan Brothers Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
PhD Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Daniel Jacob, Frank N. Keutsch, Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Kelvin Bates is an atmospheric chemist who investigates the interactions between biogenic and anthropogenic emissions and their contributions to smog formation.

Jemma Deer -
HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
PhD English, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Faculty Host: Verena Conley, Comparative Literature

Jemma Deer works at the intersection of literary studies, deconstruction, and the environmental humanities. She is interested in the ways in which current ecological crises such as climate change, extinction, and biodiversity loss are working to transform the ways we understand the world and our place within it.

Michael Ford -
French Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
PhD Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Host: Daniel P. Schrag, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Michael Ford is an engineering and public policy scholar who examines the challenges and opportunities for nuclear energy in contributing to a low-carbon energy future.

Jesse Jenkins -
HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
PhD Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Institute for Data Systems and Society
Faculty Host: William Hogan, Harvard Kennedy School

Jesse Jenkins harnesses optimization methods and empirical data to improve planning, operations, regulation, and policy in the rapidly evolving electricity sector. He focuses in particular on two important trends: the transition to zero-carbon power systems and the proliferation of distributed energy resources. 

Anthony Medrano -
Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
PhD History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Faculty Host: Sunil Amrith, Department of History

Anthony Medrano is a historian of the Asian marine environment who studies the interplay between people and fish, science and society, and technology and nature.

Rebecca Musgrave -
Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
PhD Inorganic Chemistry, University of Bristol (UK)
Faculty Host: Theodore Betley, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Rebecca Musgrave is a chemist and materials scientist interested in the synthesis of highly magnetic metal-containing polymers.

Elsa Ordway -
HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
PhD Earth System Science, Stanford University
Faculty Host: Paul Moorcroft, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Elsa Ordway is an Earth system scientist studying the interactions between ecological processes, human transformation of the land, and climate change in tropical forests.

Jake Seeley
HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
PhD Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkley
Faculty Host: Robin Wordsworth, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Jake Seeley is an atmospheric physicist who studies the interactions between convection, clouds, radiation, and climate.

A.R. Siders -
HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2020
PhD Environment and Resources, Stanford University
Faculty Host: Jesse M. Keenan, Graduate School of Design

A.R. Siders is an interdisciplinary lawyer and scientist exploring the practice of coastal relocation as a strategy to adapt to global climate change.

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