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Assistant Professor of Plant Science

Blair McLaughlin

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Blair McLaughlin
Assistant Professor of Plant Science
Natural Science
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Blair McLaughlin
Cole Science Center
413.559.5387
On Sabbatical Fall 2021 and Leave of Absence Spring 2022.
Blair McLaughlin earned a Ph.D. in environmental studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a B.A. in anthropology from Harvard University.

She teaches courses on ecology, ethnobotany, and soundscapes. Her research focuses on climate change effects on ecological communities, and how to conserve biodiversity with climate change. Bringing a background in anthropology to her work in ecology, she strives for a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to socio-ecological challenges.

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