The Department of Human Ecology of the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences addresses the human dimensions of environmental problems. Faculty from diverse disciplines use their expertise in the natural and social sciences to study the effects of human activities on the environment and the impact of environmental changes on individuals and communities. Read More

Meet Heidi Hausermann, the newest addition to the Human Ecology Department



The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, in cooperation with the Rutgers Department of Human Ecology launched a program this summer that brings fresh, locally sourced produce to residents benefited by Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick.
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Learn more about Dr. Hausermann (pictured left, frying plantains with her friend Dina) and her research in Ghana and Mexico.
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