ENR Research

Research Areas

The ENR Center offers interdisciplinary projects in seven substantive areas:

  • Conservation Trust Project
  • Energy Law and Policy Project
  • Global Environmental Democracy Project
  • Food Resiliency Project
  • Native Environmental Sovereignty Project
  • Oceans, Coasts, and Watersheds Project
  • Sustainable Land Use Project

Student fellows work with faculty members to solve critical environmental problems.


Interdisciplinary Research Projects

The ENR Center has developed seven theme-based projects that draw upon existing faculty strengths and provide collaborative opportunities for promoting student experience, providing service to the community, and bringing intellectual energy to bear on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge environmental issues of our day.

ENR Interdisciplinary Projects

Focuses on public trust theory and private property tools to achieve landscape conservation.

Faculty leaders: Profs. Adell Amos, Susan Gary, and Mary Wood.
Explores innovative law and policy that promote a green energy future.

Faculty leaders: Profs. Greg Dotson and Roberta Mann.
Probes key law and policy issues to ensure resilient, sustainable food systems.

Faculty leaders: Profs. Michael Fakhri and Mary Wood.
Prepares students to be advocates for global change.

Faculty: Profs. John Bonine, Tom Lininger, and Mary Wood.
Examines emerging tribal roles in co-managing lands and resources.

Faculty: Profs.​​​​​​ Howard Arnett and Mary Wood.
Engages the law to promote sustainability for ocean, coastal, and freshwater resources.

Faculty: Profs. Sarah Adams-Schoen and Adell Amos
Evaluates land use laws, theories, and practices to ensure sustainable development in our communities.

Faculty: Profs. Sarah Adams-Schoen and Mary Wood.