UMN Research Team

Researchers (University of Minnesota – Twin Cities):

  • Prof. Crystal Ng (project lead) (Asst. Professor of Hydrology, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences; gcng@umn.edu, 612-624-9243)
  • Dr. Mark Bellcourt (White Earth; Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Advisor for College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, President’s Emerging Scholars; bellc001@umn.edu, 612-625-3915)
  • Dr. Diana Dalbotten (Director of Diversity and Broader Impacts, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, dianad@umn.edu, 612-624-4608)
  • Prof. Mae Davenport (Professor, Dept. of Forest Resources; Director of the Center for Changing Landscapes; mdaven@umn.edu, 612-624-2721)
  • Dr. Mike Dockry (Citizen Potawatomi Nation; Asst. Professor, Dept. of Forest Resources; Affiliate Faculty Member, American Indian Studies Dept.; mdockry@umn.edu, 651-649-5163)
  • Prof. Daniel Larkin (Asst. Professor & Extension Specialist, Institute on the Environment Associate, Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology; djlarkin@umn.edu, 612-625-6350)
  • Prof. Cara Santelli (Assoc. Professor of Geomicrobiology and Bioremediation, Institute on the Environment Associate, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences; BioTechnology Institute; santelli@umn.edu, 617-624-9760)

Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Team Members (University of Minnesota – Twin Cities):

  • McKaylee Duquain (MS Candidate, Conservation Sciences, Menominee Nation), duqua010@umn.edu
  • Maddy Nyblade (PhD Candidate, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences), nybla002@umn.edu
  • Alex Waheed (MS Candidate, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences), wahee014@umn.edu
  • Hannah Jo King (PhD Candidate, Natural Resources Science and Management)
    king1306@umn.edu
     
    Alumni:
    • Laura Matson (PhD 2018, Dept. of Geography, Environment and Society; JD 2014, University of Minnesota Law School)
    • Jaren Peplinski (MS 2019, Natural Resources Science and Management)
    • Patrick O’Hara (MS Candidate, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences)
    • Erik Kojola (PhD 2018, Dept. of Sociology)
    • Josh Torgeson (MS 2019, Dept. of Earth Sciences)

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