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Meet our community

Meet some of the faculty, students, alumni, and staff who make up our growing community focused on deepening knowledge of Earth, climate, and society, and creating solutions to sustainability challenges.

Read more stories about our faculty, students, and staff

  • Meet Kemi Ashing-Giwa

    A second-year PhD student in Earth and planetary sciences and bestselling science fiction author, Ashing-Giwa never misses a chance to blend lab and lit.

    Stanford Magazine
  • The weather man

    Daniel Swain, PhD ’16, studies extreme floods. And droughts. And wildfires. Then he explains them to the rest of us.

    Stanford Magazine

Exploring identities in our community

Diverse backgrounds, diverse experiences

A man using a wheelchair overlooks Bryce Canyon

This series illuminates how our many identities intersect with our work in the geosciences. Black, Indigenous, Latinx, LGBTQIA+, Asian American Pacific Islander, women, and other groups among faculty, staff, students, and alumni share their experiences.

Creating an inclusive community for all

We are determined to build a community that reflects the demographics of our society and that values empathy and well-being along with academic and professional achievement.

Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion vision, goals, and plan for action:

DEI visionCommunity resourcesMeet our DEI team

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