Stephanie Hampton, division director for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Division of Environmental Biology (DEB), will give a talk entitled, “Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciences – Opportunities at the National Science Foundation,” on Thursday, March 28, at 1:30 p.m. in PACCAR 202. A reception will follow. Hampton is also a professor in WSU’s School of the Environment. She was tapped to serve as the DEB division director in May 2018.

Prior to her NSF appointment, Hampton served as the director of WSU’s Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach. Her research expertise includes aquatic science, statistical analysis, and environmental informatics. She has analyzed long-term ecological data collected from globally diverse waters such as Lake Baikal in Siberia and Lake Washington in Seattle. Together with collaborators, she has shown how lakes respond to municipal management practices like sewage diversion. Hampton also has helped demonstrate the effects of climate change on plankton – the basic building blocks of aquatic food webs.

To schedule a one-on-one meeting with Hampton before or after her talk, contact Emily Brashear by email at emily.brashear@wsu.edu.