Our Team

The EnviroLab Asia team consists of members from across the Claremont Colleges. The initiative is anchored at Claremont McKenna College.

Principal Investigators

Albert Park
Associate Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College
B.A. Northwestern University
M.A. Columbia University
Ph.D. University of Chicago

charmiller-croppedChar Miller
W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis, Pomona College
B.A. in History and Political Studies, Pitzer College
M.A. in History, The Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D. in History, The Johns Hopkins University

Kurita-Kyoko08-croppedKyoko Kurita
Professor of Japanese in the Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures, Pomona College
B. A. Tokyo Woman’s Christian University
M. A. & Ph.D., Yale University

Steering Committee Members

tamaravenit-shelton-croppedTamara Venit-Shelton
Associate Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College
B.A. Amherst College
M.A., Ph.D. Stanford University


Branwen Williams

Branwen Williams
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna College-Pitzer College-Scripps College
B.Sc., University of Guelph
M.Sc., University of Quebec at Montreal
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Anne-Harley-100x100Anne Harley

Associate Professor of Music, Chair of Music Department, Scripps College
B.A. Yale College (Comparative Literature)
Master of Music, Boston University
Opera Certificate, Boston University (Opera Institute)
Doctor of Musical Arts, Boston University

wang-ruye-croppedRuye Wang
Professor of Engineering
Office: Parsons 2372
Lab: Parsons 2381
Email: ruye_wang@hmc.edu

FAC-Melinda-Herrold-Menzies-croppedMelinda Herrold-Menzies
Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis, Pitzer College
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MA, Yale University
BA, Webster College

Yamashita-Samuel-2-croppedSamuel H. Yamashita

Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History, Pomona College
B.A. Macalester College
M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan


Advisory Board

The Corporate and Foundation Relations Offices at Claremont Colleges collaborated to develop the grant proposal for EnviroLab Asia and are members of the Advisory Board. Key staff include Neel Garlapati and Beth Hartnett at Claremont McKenna College, Martina Ebert at Pomona College, Jim Stricks at Pitzer College, David Coons at Harvey Mudd College, and Kristen McInnis at Scripps College. The Honnold-Mudd Library in Claremont is also a member and works to provide resources for faculty and students. Carrie Marsh, Director of Special Collections and Libraries, is the primary contact.


Project Administrator (2015-2016)

Karin-croppedKarin Mak

B.A. Pomona College
M.A. Social Documentation UC Santa Cruz