Graham Sustainability Institute

Rosina Bierbaum

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  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Public Health
    • Environmental Health Sciences

Since her arrival at SNRE, Rosina Bierbaum has overseen the creation of a new undergraduate Program in the Environment; enhanced interdisciplinary teaching and research by successfully recruiting thirteen new faculty to the school, eight of whom hold joint appointments in other colleges at the University of Michigan; developed a new MS track to link business, engineering and natural resources; tripled research activity in SNRE; reinvigorated Great Lakes research across campus; and expanded the mission of the School to include global change. She currently serves as the vice chair of the United Nations Scientific Expert Group on Climate Change; as a trustee of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR); and as a board member for the American Association for the Advancement of Science; the Federation of American Scientists; the Energy Foundation; and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute.