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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.59
Liaison Jeffrey Clark
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Lawrence University
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.77 / 12.00 Jeff Clark
Professor
Geology
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
14

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
167

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
6

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
34

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

Marcia Bjornerud (Geology), Jeff Clark (Geology), Andrew Knudsen (Geology), Monica Rico (History), Jason Brozek (Government), David Gerard (Economics), Bart De Stasio (Biology), Mark Jenike (Anthropology), Peter Peregrine (Anthropology), Claudena Skran (Govt), Deanna Donohoue (Chemsitry), Jodi Sedlock (Biology), Alyssa Hakes (Biology),


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

Email poll of ENST faculty and allied departments. Note that we all academic departments (including languages and music) conduct "research" of some kind, so all have been included.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:

Mark Jenike-Jenike MR, “Overweight and Obesity: A View from Anthropology,” invited keynote address, Weight of the Fox Valley Community Breakfast Event, Neenah, WI, April 2015.
Skran, Claudena. "Unhcr’s Gender Policy for Refugees and Returnees in Sierra Leone." African and Asian Studies 14.1-2 (2015): 108-133.

De Stasio, B.T., A. Joice*, K. Prescott, G. Gal, D. P. Hamilton and L. G. Rudstam. 2016. Comparisons of water clarity and climate warming effects on hydrodynamics of Oneida Lake: applications of a dynamic reservoir model. Pages 245-275 in L.G. Rudstam, E.L. Mills, J.R. Jackson and D. J. Stewart (editors), Oneida Lake: Long-term Dynamics of a Managed Ecosystem and its Fisheries. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
Cummings, K.*, A. Zuke*, B. De Stasio, and J. Krumholz. 2015. Coral Growth Assessment on an Established Artificial Reef in Antigua. Ecological Restoration 33(1):90-95.
De Stasio, B., M. Schrimpf*, and B. Cornwell*. 2014. Phytoplankton communities in Green Bay, Lake Michigan after invasion by dreissenid mussels: Increased dominance by cyanobacteria. Diversity 6:681-704.
De Stasio B.T., Golemgeski* T. and Livingstone D.M. 2014. Temperature as a Driving Factor in Aquatic Ecosystems. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier.
Marcia Bjornerud is a regular contributor to the New Yorker. She writes about human - environment interactions.


The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.