M. Elias Dueker
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Urban Studies
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Biology, Environmental and Urban Studies
Biography:B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University; postdoctoral research at Queens College, City University of New York, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. Additional studies at Center for Microbial Oceanography and Columbia University’s Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology postbaccalaureate program. Recipient of grants and awards from Hudson River Foundation, Janet Holden Adams Fund, others. Work published in Environmental Science & Technology, Biogeosciences, Science of the Total Environment, and Final Reports of the Hudson River Foundation Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program. Former executive director of Project Underground, an international environmental and human rights organization. At Bard since 2014.
- Teaching Interests: Oceanography, sustainable development, urban ecology, environmental biology