Max Boykoff

Current Graduate Students

Marilyn AverillMarilyn Averill

PhD Student, ENVS
2012-present

Patrick ChandlerPatrick Chandler

MS Student, ENVS
2017-present

Co-Supervisor
(with Beth Osnes)

Marisa McNattMarisa McNatt

PhD Student, ENVS
2012-present

David OonkDavid Oonk

PhD Student, ATLAS TAM program
2015-present

Emily RubyEmily Ruby

MS Student, ENVS
2016-present

 Co-Supervisor
(with Suzanne Tegen) 

Emily RubyOlivia Pearman

PhD Student, ENVS
2017-present

Current Undergraduate Students (Honors Thesis)

Sofia CorleySofia Corley

Undergraduate Honors
ENVS/EBIO
2017-present

A Note for Prospective Graduate Students

If you are considering applying to the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado and would like to work with me, please send an email with these three attachments:

  1. A C.V.
  2. A description of why you’d like to enroll in the Environmental Studies program, and work in my research group
  3. A statement about how your research interests may relate to one of these two research projects (where I am currently interested in advising students):

Former Graduate Students

Lucy McAllisterLucy McAllister

MS Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2011-2017
Thesis: Blind Spots - Multinational Electronics Firms, Impression Management, and the Harms of the Electronics Commodity Chain

Current Position: Visiting Assistant Professor and Core Renewal Fellow, Boston College

Rebecca PageRebecca Page

MS Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2016-2017
Thesis: Advancing Drought Information Use and Adaptive Capacity for Small-Scale Community Water Systems - Insights from Colorado's Western Slope

Co-Supervisor (with Lisa Dilling)

Mike HenryMichael Henry

MS and PhD Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2011-2017
Thesis: Contextualizing the Congressional Response to Global Climate Change - A Synthesis of Scientific, Ethical and Policy Perspectives

Current Position: Director of Science Policy, American Institute of Physics

Xi WangXi Wang

MS Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2012-2014
Thesis: The Emergence of the Renewable Portfolio Standard in the US - A Case Study of Negotiating Power in California

Current Position: Teaching Assistant, Geography Department, University of Colorado Boulder

Kevin AndrewsKevin Andrews

MS Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2013-2015
Thesis: Adventure is out there: Evaluating the role of experiential and environmental education in improving environmental attitudes and outcomes

Current Position: Senior Research Analyst, E Source

Lisa CaruanaLisa Caruana

MS Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2013-2014
Thesis: Going Beyond Organic - The Connection Between Food, Culture, and Biodiversity, and the Impact on Environmental Health

Current Position: Research Assistant, One Earth Future Foundation

Kanmani VenkateswaranKanmani Venkateswaran

MS Student, Environmental Studies Program, 2012-2014
Thesis: The Vulnerability of Zambian Communities Living Along the Zambezi River Basin to Floods

Current Position: Research Associate, ISET

Aditya GhoshAditya Ghosh

PhD Student, Journalism, 2011-2012
Thesis: Climate Change Adaptation - Role of Regional Language Media in Helping Vulnerable Populations

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Shawn OlsonShawn Olson-Hazboun

MS student, Environmental Studies Program, 2011-2013
Thesis: Power Politics - The Political Ecology of Wind Energy Opposition in Wyoming

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Evergreen State College

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Jessica RichDr. Jessica Rich

CIRES Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2017

Current Position: Assistant Professor Department of Communication and Media, Merrimack College

Gesa LuedeckeDr. Gesa Luedecke

CIRES Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2016
Media and Climate-related Responsible Behavior: The Impact of Television Program on Individual Action for Climate Protection Regarding Adolescents in Germany

Current Position: Climate Action Plan City, Munich

Joanna BoehnertDr. Joanna Boehnert

CIRES Postdoctoral Fellow
2013-2014
Mapping Climate Communication: A Climate Timeline and a Network of Actors

Current Position: Research Fellow, Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus

Former Undergraduate Students (Honors Thesis)

Kylie MarchioriKylie Marchiori

Environmental Studies Program, 2015-2016
Honors Thesis: Surviving Mass Extinction - An Analysis of Current Environmental Security Policies in the United States

Current Position: Water Programs Associate, Resource Central

Rachel BrinksRachel Brinks

Environmental Studies Program, 2013-2014
Honors Thesis: Fighting Climate with Religion - A Look into Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Climate Change

Current Position: Master of Environmental Economics and Policy Candidate, Duke University

Amy MeyerAmy Meyer

Environmental Studies Program, 2012-2013
Honors Thesis: A New Approach to Climate Change and Development - The Future of the Green Climate Fund

Jesse FifeJesse Fife

Environmental Studies Program, 2011-2012
Honors Thesis: The Triple Bottom Line of American Professional Sports - Sustainability Issues and America’s Pastimes

Current Position: Senior Consultant, CapTech Ventures