The FCI is pleased to announce our 2017 Faculty Fellows!!
Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellow award programs recognizes University of Florida faculty who are making outstanding research, extension, or education contributions to these Institutes. The purpose of these awards is to recognize contributions that contribute significantly to UF’s interdisciplinary communities of science in climate, and to provide incentives for Fellow’s continued contributions to the goals of these institutes.
Please mark your calendar for October 23, and join us then in celebrating the selection of Dr. Sadie Ryan and Professor Tom Ankersen as the 2017 Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellows!
They will be recognized at the Faculty Fellow Awards Celebration, held jointly with the UF Water Institute:
- Monday, October 23 from 4:30-6:30 PM
- At the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall on the University of Florida main campus in Gainesville
- A reception with refreshments will follow the program.
The 2017 UF Water Institute Faculty Fellows, Dr. Sanjay Shukla and Dr. David Kaplan, will also be recognized at the event.
Professor Ankersen (Distinguished award) and Dr. Ryan (Early Career award) are being recognized for their contributions to interdisciplinary climate research, extension, and education programs, as well as for providing substantial support to programs of the Florida Climate Institute.
Professor Tom Ankersen directs the University of Florida Conservation Clinic, the experiential learning arm of the College’s Environmental and Land Use Law Program. Ankersen also directs the College’s Costa Rica Program. He practices domestic, international and comparative environmental law with an emphasis on Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Internationally he has worked and/or taught in 30 countries, though his focus remains in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Sadie J. Ryan, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Geography, Department of Geography and Emerging Pathogens Institute. Dr. Ryan focus on medical geography and ecology at the human-wildlife interface, particularly where it pertains to disease ecology, conservation biology, and wildlife management. She uses methods from landscape ecology (GIS, remote sensing, spatial analyses), quantitative ecology, and epidemiology to analyze landscape change, health outcomes, and the impact of anthropogenic changes, including climate change.
See previous fellows and nomination info here: http://www.floridaclimateinstitute-uf.org/faculty-fellows/