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Faculty Expertise at Tulane University

Tulane University has expertise across multiple schools related to energy, environment, and resilience.

The ByWater Institute

Mark S. Davis, J.D., M.L.T.
Michael Blum, Ph.D.
Amy Lesen, Ph.D.
Josh Lewis, Ph.D.
Ama Rogan, B.F.A.

School of Science and Engineering

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Julie Albert, Ph.D.
Vijay John, Ph.D.
​Kyriakos Papadopolous, Ph.D.
​Noshir Pesika, Ph.D.
Lawrence Pratt, Ph.D.
Anne Robinson, Ph.D.
Daniel Shantz, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry

Russ Schmel, Ph.D.
Scott Grayson, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science

K. Brent Venable, Ph.D.
​Carola Wenk, Ph.D.

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Mead Allison, Ph.D.
​Nancye Dawers, Ph.D.
Cynthia Ebinger, Ph.D.
George Flowers, Ph.D.
Nicole Gasparini, Ph.D.
Brent Goehring, Ph.D.
Karen Johannesson, Ph.D.
Tor Tornqvist, Ph.D.
Kyle Straub, Ph.D.

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Hank Bart, Ph.D.
Michael Blum, Ph.D.
Emily Farrer, Ph.D.
Jordan Karubian, Ph.D.
Timothy McLean, Ph.D.
Thomas Sherry, Ph.D.

Caz Taylor, Ph.D.
Sunshine Van Bael, Ph.D.

Department of Mathematics

Mac Hyman, Ph.D.
Lisa Fauci, Ph.D.
Michelle Lacy, Ph.D.

Department of Physics & Engineering Physics

Matthew Escara, Ph.D.
Wayne Reed, Ph.D.

Department of River-Coastal Science & Engineering

Mead Allison, Ph.D.
​Ehab Meselhe, Ph.D.

School of Law

Adam Babich, J.D.
Christopher Dalbom, J.D.
Mark Davis, J.D.
​Gunther Handl, J.D.
Oliver Houck. J.D.
May Nguyen, J.D. 

School of Public Health

& Tropical Medicine

Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences

Tiong Aw, Ph.D.
Maureen Lichtveld, M.D.
Charles Miller, Ph.D.
​Samendra Sherchan, Ph.D.
​LuAnn White, Ph.D.
Jeff Wickliffe, Ph.D.

Department of Global Community Health & Behavioral Science

Nancy Mock, Ph.D.
Laura Murphy, Ph.D.
Katherine Theall, Ph.D.
Mark Vanlandingham, Ph.D.

Department of Epidemiology

Felicia Rabito, Ph.D.

Department of Tropical Medicine

Dawn Wesson, Ph.D.
Daniel Bausch, M.D.

School of Medicine

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Diane Blake, Ph.D.

School of Social Work

Patrick Bordnick, Ph.D.
Charles Figley, Ph.D.
Reggie Ferreira, Ph.D.
George Haddow

School of Architecture

Scott Bernhard, M.A.
Richard Campanella, M.S.
Eugene Cizek, Ph.D.
Michael Crosby, Ph.D.
Judith Kinnard, B.A.
John Klingman, M.A.
Maggie Hansen, M.A.
Tiffany Lin, M.A.
Byron Mouton, M.A.
Wendy Redfield, M.A.
Carol McMichael Reese, M.A.
Kenneth Schwartz, M.A.

A.B. Freeman School of Business

Anjali Sheffrin
Eric Smith

School of Liberal Arts

Department of Economics

Alan Barreca, Ph.D.
John Edwards, Ph.D.

Department of French & Italian

Thomas Klingler, Ph.D.
Alexandra Reuber, Ph.D.

Department of History

Andy Horowitz, Ph.D

Department of Sociology

Joel Devine, Ph.D.
Kevin Gotham, Ph.D.
​Amalia Leguizamón, Ph.D.
Laura McKinney, Ph.D.
Chris Oliver, Ph.D.

Department of Anthropology

William Balee, Ph.D.
Trenton Holliday, Ph.D.
Katherine Jack, Ph.D.
Jason Nesbitt, Ph.D.
Christopher Rodning, Ph.D.

School of Professional Advancement

Emergency & Security Studies

Derek Boese, J.D. 
Suzanne Englebert, M.S.E., M.B.A.
Blaine Fisher, M.S. 
Jan Garbers, M.S.
Jerry Graves, Ph.D.
Heather Hilliard, M.B.A.
Scott Kuykendall, M.S.
Stephen Murphy, Ph.D.