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Allen Burton

Allen Burton

Allen Burton
Professor of Environment and Sustainability, School for Environment and Sustainability and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
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Allen Burton is the newly appointed Director of NOAA's Cooperative Institute of Limnology and Ecosystem Research and a Professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Recently, he was Professor and Chair of the Earth & Environmental Sciences Department at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. While at WSU he directed the Institute for Environmental Quality, started the PhD program in Environmental Sciences, and was the Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research. His research on aquatic ecosystem stressors has taken him to all seven continents and Visiting Scientist positions in New Zealand, Italy and Portugal.


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Distinguished Faculty Fellow
      • Doctoral Advisor
    • Reviewer
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Brazil
      • Team Member
    • Integrated Assessments
      • Campus
      • Hydrofracking
        • Team Member
  • Water Center
    • Freshwater
      • U-M Large Grants
        • Grant Recipient
      • U-M Leveraging Grants
        • Grant Recipient