Jessica J. Hellmann

Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
College of Biological Sciences
Twin Cities

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished McKnight University Professors
Section A

, Location 15

Tackling climate change by connecting academic knowledge with real world challenges

Jessica J. Hellmann, director of Institute on the Environment and Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and climate scientist. She examines the impacts of climate change on natural and human systems, studies techniques for adapting to climate change, and informs our next steps towards a sustainable economy and future. Jessica Hellmann leads efforts to integrate scholarly research with policy development and concerns of community stakeholders.