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Erika Marin-Spiotta

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

Professor, geography College of Letters and Science 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 STEM research environments


  • Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering
  • Lead Principal Investigator of ADVANCEGeo, a NSF-funded partnership with professional societies to empower geoscientists to transform workplace climate
  • Diversity Liaison working with the UW-Madison Vice Provost & Chief Diversity Officer and the Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff
  • Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring from the American Geophysical Union
  • Leadership Council Member of the Earth Science Women's Network, a peer-mentoring community to promote career development in the earth and environmental sciences