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Elena Traister

Dr. Elena Traister

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Chair

 

Research/Creative Interests

I am an aquatic ecologist interested in water quality as well as the effects of stream restoration on river ecology. I particularly enjoy incorporating service-learning into my courses and research projects, connecting the work of students to the local environment and community needs.

Contact Information

elena.traister@mcla.edu

Office: CSI 225F

413.662.5303

Office Hours: by appointment

 

Education

Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 2010

M.E.Sc., Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 2005

B.A., Williams College, 2001

 

Courses Taught

ENVI 150H: Honors Introduction to Environmental Systems

ENVI 260: Green Living Seminar

ENVI 320: Methods of Environmental Research

ENVI 350: Ecology & Management