Carolina Environmental Faculty


Stephen Walsh Stephen Walsh
Director, Center for Galapagos Studies ,
Professor, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3867
Email: swalsh(at)
Expertise: Land-use and land cover dynamics; spatial modeling and analysis

Paul Watkins Paul Watkins
Director, The Hamner-UNC Center for Drug Safety Sciences,
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
Verne C. Caviness Distinguised Professor of Medicine, Medicine,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-226-3140
Email: pbwatkins(at)
Expertise: Environmental health

Alan Weakley Alan Weakley
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
Herbarium Curator, NC Botanical Garden,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0578
Email: weakley(at)
Expertise: Plant systematics; floristics; biogeography; conservation biology; bioinformatics

David Weber David Weber
Director, Hospital Epidemiology and Occupational Health,
Professor, Epidemiology, Medicine, Pediatrics,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-2536
Email: dweber1(at)
Expertise: Air and water quality effects on health

Christopher Wedding Christopher Wedding
Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler Business School,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 274-7988
Email: chris(at)
Expertise: For-profit environmental innovation: sustainable business, entrepreneurship and investments

Howard Weinberg Howard Weinberg
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-3859
Email: weinberg(at)
Expertise: Occurrence, fate, and transport of pollutants; environmental monitoring; drinking water quality; methods for detection of micropollutants including pharmaceuticals, endocrine active chemicals, and disinfection byproducts; drinking water chemistry and treatment

Judith Welch Wegner Judith Welch Wegner
Burton Craige Professor of Law, School of Law,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-962-4113
Email: jwegner(at)

Colin West Colin West
Associate Professor, Anthropology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-5588
Email: ctw(at)
Expertise: Human ecology of global change

J. Jason West J. Jason West
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-3928
Email: jjwest(at)
Expertise: Air pollution, climate change, modeling of atmospheric transport and chemistry, energy, quantitative environmental policy analysis, and integrated assessment

Stephen Whalen Stephen Whalen
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-9895
Email: Steve_Whalen(at)
Expertise: Microbial production and consumption of radiatively and chemically important atmospheric trace gases (CO2, CH4, CO, N2O). Sediment-water and soil-atmosphere exchange of radiatively and chemically active trace gases

Richard Whisnant Richard Whisnant
Professor of Public Law and Government, School of Government,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-9320
Email: richard_whisnant(at)
Expertise: Environmental law and policy-making

Brian White Brian White
Assistant Professor, Marine Sciences,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1677
Email: bwhite(at)
Expertise: Interface of fluid dynamics and biology, structure of boundary layer turbulence at the ocean bottom and its influence on biogeochemical transfers at the sediment-water interface

Thomas Whitmore Thomas Whitmore
Associate Professor Emeritus, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-3916
Email: whitmore(at)
Expertise: Historical agro-ecology of middle America

Eric Whitsel Eric Whitsel
Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: 919-966-3168
Email: eric_whitsel(at)
Expertise: Eloectrocardiography, Air Pollution, Geographic Information Science, Meta-analysis

Dale Whittington Dale Whittington
Professor, City and Regional Planning, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Public Policy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7645
Email: dale_whittington(at)
Expertise: Environmental economics

R. Haven Wiley R. Haven Wiley
Professor Emeritus, Biology, Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-1340
Email: haven_wiley(at)
Expertise: Behavioral ecology of vertebrates; avian social behavior

Rachel Willis Rachel Willis
Associate Professor, American Studies,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0277
Email: Rachel.Willis(at)
Expertise: Factors affecting access to work in the American economy

Steven Wing Steven Wing
Associate Professor, Epidemiology,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 966-7416
Email: Steve_Wing(at)
Expertise: Environmental and occupational epidemiology

Erika Wise Erika Wise
Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning, Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 843-4762
Email: ekwise(at)
Expertise: Climatology, dendrochronology, water resources

Yue Wu Yue Wu
Professor, Physics & Astronomy,
UNC-Chapel Hill
Phone: (919) 962-0307
Email: yuewu(at)
Expertise: hydrogen storage measurements and analysis; physics and chemistry of adsorption in nanomaterials; materials synthesis and measurements for solar energy conversion; oil in porous media

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