Ph.D. University of Maine
B.S. DePaul University
Areas of Expertise:
Ecosystem biogeochemistry, Forest soils, Soil ecology and microbial processes
- Introduction to Environmental Science (ES 107)
- Environmental Research Methods (ES 201)
I study the effects of nutrient pollution and climate change on how ecosystems process key nutrients. Most of my research focuses on soil carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycling in forests of the Northeastern U.S.
Best paper award for session 254 (oral presentation, 2013) session 239 (oral presentation, 2010), and session 313 (poster presentation, 2007) of Forest, Range and Wildland Division at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings
Chase Distinguished Research Assistantship and Fred Griffee Memorial Award, The University of Maine
Farrah Fatemi, assistant professor of environmental studies, co-curated the art exhibit “Rooted in Soil”, showing at the DePaul University Art Museum Jan. 29- April 26. A curator’s essay was published in the catalog (Chicago University Press, 2015), and Farrah was featured on Chicago Public Radio when the exhibit opened http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift/2015-01-29/depaul-museum-show-rooted-soil-looks-role-earth-plays-life-death.
(posted April 2015)