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E3B News:

A new (and improved) E3B Website will launch shortly! On or about October 15, 2015...check back soon!

Ruth DeFries has a paper in Science. Former E3B Ph.D.student Steve Wood, now a post-doc at Yale, E3B affiliate and Earth Institute Agricultural and Food Security Center's Cheryl Palm, and recent Sustainable Development program grad Tal Anderman are among the co-authors. Please follow the link here

End of year E3B achievements letter from our Chair, Kevin Griffin, is posted HERE Please follow the link to see a sampling of the interesting work our students and faculty have been doing!

Congratulations to our terrific M.A. students! Graduating M.A. Students gave thesis presentations on May 12th Please follow the link to see speakers and titles...LINK

Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development in E3B, Ruth DeFries, has been named (May 8, 2015) one of the 16 winners of the 2015 President’s Global Innovation Fund grants. The purpose of the Fund is to support faculty who are developing projects that increase opportunities for research, teaching, and service around the world. Professor DeFries’ project is entitled “Collaborations for Developing the Science Base for Improved Air Quality in India”…For more information, please follow this LINK

Maria Diuk-Wasser, E3B's newest professor, is featured in the Spring 2015 Columbia News. For details on her research, please follow this LINK

E3B Professor and Earth Institute Director Shahid Naeem was interviewed on SciTech Now recently, and discussed the planet's sixth mass extinction. There are some beautiful photographs used as backdrop to the piece. Please follow this LINK and go to the program entitled Mass Extinction (Professor Naeem's interview begins 12:15 into that program).

Interested in where our alumni PhD students are now?

The Department of Ecology, Evolution & Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University was established in 2001. Although we are a relatively new department, we have grown rapidly in the past decade. We now have an internationally diverse student body and a broad network of supporters at Columbia and throughout New York City. Our affiliated faculty members come from departments at Columbia as well as from, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the EcoHealth Alliance. Together we provide an unparalleled breadth and depth of research opportunities for our students. Read more.

Post-doctoral position available with E3B Professor Diuk-Wasser- modeling population dynamics of tick borne pathogens. More details HERE

E3B Seminar Series resumed on September 15, 2015.

Please join us for our weekly Seminar Series on the 10th floor Schermerhorn Extension at 4PM.

Schedule HERE

Department Phone:
(212) 854-9987

Department Fax:
(212) 854-8188

Email: e3b@columbia.edu


Columbia University
Department of Ecology, Evolution & Environmental Biology (E3B)
10th Fl. Schermerhorn Ext.
1200 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027



Department Chair:
Kevin Griffin

Director of Administration and Finance:
Lourdes Gautier

Business Manager:
Maria Estrada

Administrative Coordinator:
Amy Kohn

Administrative Assistant:
Jae McFadden

Director of Graduate Studies:
Maria Diuk-Wasser

Director of Undergraduate Studies:
Matthew Palmer ENVB & Jill Shapiro EBHS

M.A. Program Advisor:
Joshua Drew

Post-bacc program Advisor:
Matthew Palmer