Our inaugural cohort will be piloted by faculty with a strong dedication to and clear results in leadership, outreach, and collaboration. The program is designed to empower those individuals to take their skills to the next level with customized resources and training, focusing on public science, interdisciplinary team building, knowledge to action, and science communication. 

"This exemplary group is made up of individuals who excel at both fundamental scholarship and broad engagement," said Chris Field, Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. "It is a thrill to recognize an outstanding group of environmental faculty committed to expanding their impact." 

The inaugural LInC fellows are:

Nicole Ardoin, Assoc. Professor - Education, Graduate School of Education
Noah Diffenbaugh, Professor - Earth Systems Science, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Jose Dinneny, Assoc. Professor - Biology, School of Humanities and Sciences
Michael Lepech, Assoc. Professor - Civil Engineering, School of Engineering
Kate Maher, Assoc. Professor - Earth Systems Science, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Erin Mordecai, Asst. Professor - Biology, School of Humanities and Sciences
Kabir Gabriel Peay, Asst. Professor - Biology, School of Humanities and Sciences
Manu Prakash, Asst. Professor - Bioengineering, School of Engineering and School of Medicine
Dustin Schroeder, Asst. Professor - Geophysics, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

The LInC program is centered on a leadership framework pioneered by the Leopold Leadership Program. You can learn more about LInC and the principles of collaborative leadership it is based on by reading a recent story announcing the program or by downloading this fact sheet