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

Tom Rudel Wins Distinguished Scholarly Book Award from Society for Human Ecology!



Dr. Van Abs latest feature in the NJ Spotlight, "Opinion: Require Water Utilities to Spend More Now So They Will Cost Less Later."
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Tom Rudel, at right, with a plaque honoring him with the 2014 Gerald L. Young Book Award from the Society of Human Ecology. With him is University of Oklahoma colleague Thomas Burns. Courtesy of Tom Rudel.
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