Addressing the Human Dimensions of Environmental Problems
What is Human Ecology?
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 below.
Dr. Victoria Ramenzoni, part of The Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub at Rutgers, was selected by NSF and the Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation to serve as NSF-KADF Ocean Decade Champions.
Professors Pamela McElwee and Rachael Shwom of the Department of Human Ecology have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to plan a Center on Sustainability and Governance in the Anthropocene.
A social scientist and a graphic designer join forces with Hudson County Community College to create art, gather food stories and engage northeastern New Jerseyans. Two Rutgers…