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Erika Marin-Spiotta

Erika Marin-Spiotta

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Soil carbon; tropical forests; workplace climate; sexual harassment; bullying; diversity, equity and inclusion

Professor, geography; Faculty Co-Director Women In Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) College of Letters and Science Work: 510-932-4771 Home page Twitter: @ADVANCEGeo


  • Effects of land-use and climate change on soil carbon and other properties
  • Tropical reforestation
  • Strategies for responding to sexual and other types of harassment and bullying
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in STEMM research environments
  • Incorporating anti-racism into STEMM curricula


  • Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering
  • Lead Principal Investigator of ADVANCEGeo, a NSF-funded partnership with professional societies to empower (geo)scientists to transform workplace climate
  • Faculty Director L&S Community of Graduate Research Scholars
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union Fellow, Ecological Society of America
  • Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring from the American Geophysical Union