Professor of Biology and Assistant Dean for the Environment. Professor McGrath studies the restoration of ecological processes to address global environmental challenges. Current research includes examining the impact of payment for ecosystem services on afforestation, carbon sequestration and agroecosystem resiliency in Haiti and the use of constructed wetlands to remove and recycle pollutants from wastewater locally and in China.
Sewanee's Integrated Program in the Environment (SIPE) has over 30 faculty and staff that are engaged with students on a variety of research and applied field projects. Come join us for a truly unique experience in environmental study and the liberal arts.