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The Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program at Wright State is designed to provide skills and training to better understand and solve complex environmental problems, such as those caused by anthropogenic pollutants, invasive species, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity, that can affect both human and ecosystem health. Our students receive training in preparation for careers in academia, state and federal agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations.

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ASLO honors ES PhD Alumnus Dr. Shawn Devlin with the 2017 Raymond L. Lindeman Award

Dr. Shawn Devlin, an alumnus of our Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program, was recently recognized by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography for an outstanding peer-reviewed paper in the aquatic sciences.

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ES PhD student, Safia Janjua, awarded $20,000 grant to study snow leopards

Safia Janjua, a first-year Environmental Sciences PhD student, was awarded $20,000 from the Panthera Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program for her proposal "Genetic insight of last surviving snow leopard population of Pakistan employing next generation sequencing for its improved conservation an

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The Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program at Wright State is designed to provide skills and training to better understand and solve complex environmental problems, such as those caused by anthropogenic pollutants, invasive species, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity, that can affect both human and ecosystem health. Our students receive training in preparation for careers in academia, state and federal agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations.

Through a rigorous core curriculum and dissertation research, our interdisciplinary program is designed to broadly expose students to both traditional and emerging areas of environmental sciences, and offers the ability to focus on research in a more defined area. Our program includes faculty in the departments of Biological Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Pharmacology and Toxicology.