People

Dr. Helene Margolis

hgmargolis@ucdavis.edu Dr. Helene Margolis is an associate adjunct professor in the UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. She is a leading expert on understanding human health and climate interactions and is working with the Muir Institute on the California Climate Assessment, building off her extensive experience with the National Climate Assessment and […]

Dr. Beth Rose Middleton

bethrose@gmx.ucdavis.edu Dr. Beth Rose’s research centers on Native environmental policy and Native activism for site protection using conservation tools, and her broader research interests include intergenerational trauma and healing, rural environmental justice, and Indigenous analyses of climate change. Beth Rose has written two books: Trust in the Land: New Directions in Tribal Conservation (University of Arizona Press 2011), on Native applications […]

Dr. Steven Ostoja

smostoja@ucdavis.edu Dr. Steven Ostoja is the director of the USDA California Climate Hub at the Agricultural Research Service and the John Muir Institute of the Environment. TheCalifornia Hub is 1 of 10 regional Climate Hubs nation-wide whose mission is to provide the nations farmers, ranchers and foresters information, resources and tools to respond to climate change and extreme events.  The California Hub works at […]

Dr. Camille Pannu

cpannu@ucdavis.edu Dr. Camille Pannu directs the Aoki Water Justice Clinic in the UC Davis School of Law, which partners with low-income California communities to remove barriers to accessing clean, safe, and affordable water. Her research focuses on the racial and socioeconomic drivers of water inequality; how low-income, rural communities utilize private- and public-sector strategies to influence water policy; and the political economy […]

Dr. Eric Post

post@ucdavis.edu Dr. Eric Post is a professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology. He is one of the world’s leading experts on environmental climate change at high latitudes. He is launching the UC Davis Polar Forum in the Muir Institute to communicate the importance of high latitude environments in the global system.

Dr. Chris Vogel

cfvogel@ucdavis.edu Dr. Chris Vogel is a Research Scientist in the Department of Environmental Toxicology and the Center for Health and the Environment. He earned i B.S. in Biological Sciences in 1989, his Masters in Molecular Biology in 1991 and his Ph.D. in 1996 in Toxicology from the Heinrich-Heine University in Duesseldorf, Germany. He received the […]

Dr. Ann Willis

awillis@ucdavis.edu Dr. Ann Willis is a senior staff researcher and communications director at the Center for Watershed Sciences, and a Fellow of the UC Davis John Muir Institute for the Environment. She focuses her research on working lands conservation – finding ways to incorporate conservation into working, agricultural landscapes. She has worked on streams and reservoirs […]

Debbie McGinnis

Administrative Analyst, Center for Watershed Sciences dlmcginnis@ucdavis.edu

Cathryn A. Lawrence

Associate Director, Center for Watershed Sciences 1105C Watershed Sciences Building (530) 754-9133 clawrence@ucdavis.edu

Jenny Nickell

Academic & Staff Personnel, John Muir Institute of the Environment 530-754-7155 janickell@ucdavis.edu