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Stephen Tomasetti joins Hamilton as a visiting assistant professor of environmental studies with a focus on climate change. His research addresses the challenges posed by the climate crisis to the health of the coastal ocean. Tomasetti focuses on actions that will increase resilience, such as restoring seagrass meadows and oyster reefs, rebuilding depleted shellfish populations, and generating sustainable coastal food systems.

He received his Ph.D. in marine and atmospheric sciences at Stony Brook University researching the effects of climate change on the environments and performance of blue crabs, bay scallops, sea scallops, and oysters.

Recent Courses Taught

Introduction to Environmental Studies
Climate Change

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Educational Background

Ph.D., Stony Brook University
M.A., City University of New York-Hunter College
B.S., University of Central Florida

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