Staff spotlight- Jessica Penrose

Jessica Penrose is the Executive Director of the Graduate Program of Environmental Policy and Management. Jessica started with EPM in 2017 as the...

Faculty Spotlight- Mark Lubell

Dr. Mark Lubell is the Faculty Chair for the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy and Management (EPM). He is a co-director of the UC Davis Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior.

Student Spotlight- Alma Wilcox

My name is Alma, I am a second-year student in EPM set to graduate in June. I am originally from Tucson, Arizona but completed my B.S. in Louisville, Kentucky at Bellarmine University.

Hope River: Poet Partnership to Cope with Climate Change

Last November, I was approached with a fantastic opportunity to inspire hope in Davis’s youth. Julia Levine, the poet laureate of the city of Davis, had noticed in her years as a child and family psychologist that an increasing number of young adults were struggling with the realities of climate change and failing to see a bright future for themselves.

Building Scientific Leaders for a Resilient Future

As the global future moves towards long-term ecological damage, we are starting to experience and understand the effects these damages and changes have on the way we live our everyday lives. To fight this race against time and this battle against our own lifestyles, we need leaders to guide communities in the right direction and to keep the hope and will to survive ablaze.

Alumni Spotlight- Denise Walker

I currently work as an Associate Environmental Scientist with the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), investigating ecology, hydrology, and geomorphology of the Delta ecosystem.

2022-2023 Student Diversity Committee

The Environmental Policy and Management Diversity Committee (EPMDC) was established in 2020 to advocate for student issues and act as a listening body for marginalized EPM students. EPMDC continues to advocate for all aspects of diversity among our students, including gender identity, sexual orientation, religious orientation, race, ethnicity, immigration status, and disabilities.