Who we are

IRIS faculty and researchers integrate expertise from many disciplines, including engineering, environmental sciences, social sciences, public health, landscape architecture, communication, and public policy and law. 

Affiliates are drawn from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Environment + Design, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Odum School of Ecology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Public Health, School of Social Work, Marine Extension and the College of Engineering. Members identify themselves as engineers, designers, architects, economists, ecologists, lawyers, anthropologists, geologists, meteorologists, and social workers.

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Brian Bledsoe
Clark Alexander
Matt Bilskie
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Bjorn Birgisson
Jess Brown
Sarah Buckleitner
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Jeb Byers
Jon Calabria
Krista Capps
Mi Geum Chorzepa
Michelle Covi
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Stephen Durham
Puneet Dwivedi
Susana Ferreira
Nandita Gaur
Mary Freeman
Adam Goodie
Jill Gambill
Jill Gambill
Yukiko Hashida
Gary Hawkins
Alysha Helmrich
Adam Orford
Rhett Jackson
Rhett Jackson
Jenna Jambeck
Kyle Johnsen
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Sonny Kim
Shana Jones
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Lizzie King
Craig Landry
Craig Landry
Ke “Luke” Li
Erin Lipp
Andressa Mansur
Adam Milewski
Shari Miller
Nate Nibbelink
Don Nelson
Scott Pippin
Todd Rassmussen
Todd Rassmussen
Félix Santiago-Collazo
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Mark Risse
John Schramski
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Amy Rosemond
Marshall Shepherd
Wenzhan Song
Sechindra Vallury
Charles Van Rees
Alfie Vick
Linbing Wang
Meredith Welch-Devine
Brock Woodson
Seth Wenger