After positions wiith Memorial University (Canada) and the University of York (UK), Murray Rudd joined the Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University in September 2015. Dr. Rudd is an Associate Professor, specializing in environmental policy, economics, and governance.

The goal of the lab is to grow into a dynamic center for environmental and conservation social science, which, with colleagues and students at Emory and other institutions, engages in cutting edge crossdisciplinary research, innovative environmental social science teaching, and creative knowledge mobilization activities.