In the Social-Ecological Sustainability Lab of Assistant Professor Steven Scyphers, we study complex socio-environmental problems and strive to develop strategies for sustaining both coastal ecosystems and societies. Our interdisciplinary research is problem-and-solution focused, and we routinely collaborate with diverse teams of natural and social scientists, engineers, practitioners, and stakeholders.

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Congrats to Kelsi for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Congratulations to current Research Assistant / incoming PhD Student Kelsi Furman on receiving a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Kelsi's doctoral research will focus on "Integrating Ecological Variation and Environmental Justice for Coastal Planning”. 

Welcome Kelsi and Kiera!

We are thrilled to welcome two new (and the first!) PhD students - Kelsi Furman and Kiera O'Donnell - to the lab! For Kelsi, this next step involves transitioning from Research Assistant to doctoral student [...]