COA faculty are published scholars, active artists, and engaged advocates.

Our 35 faculty members include one Guggenheim and two Fulbright fellows. Since 2013, faculty members have published six books, written/directed/produced a feature-length film, and have authored or presented dozens of peer-reviewed articles, conference presentations, performances, and installations.

Nearly all COA faculty are engaged with sustainability research.

Read more about faculty research and accomplishments:

  • NEWS
    Dan Mahoney Reads from his New Book at the Next Human Ecology Forum
    The Human Ecology Forum presents author Dan Mahoney: “Sound Language: A Reading” on Tuesday, April 28 at 4:10 in the McCormick Lecture Hall. Dan is the author of “Sunblind Almost Motorcrash” a book of prose poems / mirco-fictions reviewing imaginary albums and the imaginary bands that created these imaginary albums. The talk is free and open to the public.
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    Fractals and Scaling: MOOC Explores Complex Systems
    The language of natural patterns is explored in a massive, open, online course (MOOC) by physics and mathematics professor Dave Feldman.
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    COA Professor Selected for Critical Kyoto Protocol Post
    The Kyoto Protocol — adopted in Kyoto, Japan, on Dec. 11, 1997 and entered into force Feb. 16, 2005 — is an international United Nations agreement that commits parties to setting internationally binding emission reduction targets.
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    Digging out the “Deep Things”
    Who knew that Charles Darwin, the man who spent nearly five years sailing around the world on a voyage that would provide key insights into the theory of evolution by natural selection, suffered from sea sickness? Or that Theodore Roosevelt—while still president—managed to slip away from all guardians of the nation to go camping with naturalist John Muir for four days?
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    College of the Atlantic Professor Named Rhodora Editor
    Professor of Botany Dr. Nishanta Rajakaruna is named editor in chief of Rhodora, the peer-reviewed journal of The New England Botanical Club.