iSEE Directors, Faculty

Madhu Khanna, Alvin H. Baum Family Chair & Director
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 350 (NSRC), Urbana
217-333-4178 (iSEE); 217-333-5176 (ACE)
khanna1@illinois.edu
View Madhu’s Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics page >>>
Read the October 2023 story of her investiture >>>
Read the July 2022 announcement of her new role >>>
Read Madhu’s introductory statement as Interim Director in 2020 >>>

Jeremy Guest, Associate Director for Research
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 372 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-9247
jsguest@illinois.edu
View Jeremy’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering page >>>
Read an announcement of Jeremy’s hiring as Acting AD for Research >>>
Read a Q&A with Jeremy about his new position >>>

Jennifer Fraterrigo, Associate Director for Campus Sustainability
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 368 (NSRC), Urbana
217-333-9428
campus-sustainability@illinois.edu
View Jennifer’s Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences page >>>
Read more about Jennifer’s 2022 hiring at iSEE >>>
Read a Q&A with Jennifer about her new position >>>

Luis Rodríguez, Associate Director for Education & Outreach
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 370 (NSRC), Urbana
217-333-2694
lfr@illinois.edu
View Luis’s Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering page >>>
Read more about Luis’s 2021 hiring at iSEE >>>
Read a Q&A with Luis about his new position >>>

Gillen D’Arcy Wood, Director of Certificate in Environmental Writing, Q Magazine Editor
608 S. Wright St. (317B English Building), Urbana
217-244-0230
gdwood@illinois.edu
View Gillen’s Department of English page >>>
Read more about Gillen’s 2018 hiring at iSEE >>>

Michael Ward, NRES Levenick Chair in Sustainability Leadership
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 388 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-4089
mpward@illinois.edu
Read more about Michael’s 2023 appointment >>>
Read more about his 2024 investiture >>>

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A profile of Evan H. DeLucia, iSEE’s Founding Director (2013-20) >>>

His thank-you note as he stepped down on Aug. 31, 2020 >>>

 

iSEE Staff

Elizabeth Murphy, Managing Director
Deputy Director of Research Strategy & Management, Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI)
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 350 (NSRC), Urbana
217-300-6864
eamurphy@illinois.edu
Her January 2021 promotion announcement >>>
Read more about Elizabeth >>>

F&S Liaison: Stacey DeLorenzo, Transportation Systems Manager
Facilities & Services
217-300-1750
sdeloren@illinois.edu

Heidi Leerkamp, Proposal Development Lead
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 340 (NSRC), Urbana
217-333-7774
leerkamp@illinois.edu
Read more about Heidi >>>

Sarah Gerth, Proposal Developer / Financial Specialist
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 338 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-4561
segerth@illinois.edu
Read more about Sarah >>>

Ruth Johnson, Proposal Developer / Financial Specialist
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 336 (NSRC), Urbana
217-333-6833
rejhnsn1@illinois.edu

Eric Green, Senior Academic Program Instructor/Advisor;
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 386 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-0728
ewgreen@illinois.edu
Read more about Eric >>>

Miriam Keep, Sustainability Programs Coordinator
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 382 (NSRC), Urbana
keep2@illinois.edu
Read more about Miriam >>>

Amy Rosenbery, Business Administrative Associate
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 350 (NSRC), Urbana
217-333-4178
husted@illinois.edu
Read more about Amy >>>

Michelle Marquart, Events and Client Relations Coordinator
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 338 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-8174
mmarqua2@illinois.edu
Read more about Michelle >>

Anya Knecht, Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Assistant Director for Operations
217-244-1410
knecht2@illinois.edu

Basia Latawiec, Research Coordinator;
Project Manager, USDA SCAPES (Agrivoltaics) 
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 338 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-0559
latawic2@illinois.edu
Read more about Basia >>>

 

 

Educational Interns

Paul Gharzouzi, Graduate Educational Research Intern
Read more about Paul in our 2022 Grad Student Appreciation Week story >>>

Emmett Drew, Corporate Student Liaison

 

Campus Sustainability Interns

Jenna Schaefer, Assistant Campus Sustainability Programs Coordinator

Adelina Avalos, Campus Sustainability Intern

Natalie Carlisle, Campus Sustainability Intern

Laney Collier, Campus Sustainability Intern

Sarah Tate, Campus Sustainability Intern

Megan Hanebuth, iCAP Team Clerk (Education, Land & Water)

Claire Keating, iCAP Team Clerk (Engagement, Resilience)

Trey McCallister, iCAP Team Clerk (Energy)

Olivia Messerges, iCAP Team Clerk (Transportation)

Olivia Pazerunas, iCAP Team Clerk (Zero Waste)

 

Contact the Interns
1101 W. Peabody Drive, Suites 338 and 353 (NSRC), Urbana
Email: sustainability@illinois.edu
Phone: 217-333-4178

Get in touch with our office:

1101 W. Peabody, Suite 350 (NSRC)
Urbana, IL 61801
MC-635

217-333-4178

sustainability@illinois.edu

 

Want to Book our Collaboratory i-Flex Classroom/Meeting/Collaboration Space or Media Lab?

View potential availability for the classroom/meeting/collaboration space (Room 337 NSRC) and for the media lab (Room 351 NSRC) on the online calendar >>>

Request a booking for the classroom/meeting/collaboration space by emailing sustainability@illinois.edu

Request more information about the media lab by emailing sustainability@illinois.edu

 

 

iSEE Communications Staff

Tony Mancuso, Communications and Public Affairs Director
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 356 (NSRC), Urbana
217-300-3546
tmancuso@illinois.edu
Read more about Tony >>>

Julie Wurth, Communications Specialist
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 355 (NSRC), Urbana
217-244-6588
jwurth@illinois.edu
Read more about Julie >>>

Mark Herman, Media Lab Coordinator
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 351 (NSRC), Urbana
Phone TBA
maherman@illinois.edu
Read more about Mark >>>

April Wendling, Communications Specialist
1101 W. Peabody, Suite 355 (NSRC), Urbana
Phone TBA
awendl2@illinois.edu
Read more about April >>>

 

Communications Interns

Gabe Lareau, Writing Intern
glareau2@illinois.edu

Tori Lawlor, Social Media Intern
vlawlo3@illinois.edu

Erin Minor, Writing Intern, Q Magazine Student Editor
ekminor2@illinois.edu

Kratika Tandon, General Communications Intern
ktando3@illinois.edu
Read more about Kratika >>>

Anjali Yedavalli, Writing Intern
apy2@illinois.edu

Madison Holcomb, Writing Intern
meh9@illinois.edu

 

Media Requests

iSEE is home to dozens of experts on a wide range of sustainability-, energy-, and environment-related topics.

Contact information for professors, staff, and students working on campus sustainability efforts and engaged in sustainability research can be found throughout our website. If you’re not sure who you need to talk to, send us an email using the form below (or at sustainability@illinois.edu), and we’ll point you in the right direction.

 

Communications Requests

iSEE staff members are available to help you with your sustainability communications needs, including news releases, videography, photography, social media, and simple design work. Please complete our online form, and one of our staff will be in touch soon >>>

 

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