Joanna Carey Is the First Science Faculty Awarded a Term Chair at Babson

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Associate Professor of Environmental Science Joanna Carey

Associate Professor of Environmental Science Joanna Carey has been appointed the Debi and Andy Butler ’84 Term Chair, beginning in the 2022–2023 academic year. She is the first science faculty member awarded a term chair at Babson.

Carey joined Babson as a full-time faculty member in 2017 in the Math & Science Division. Her research focuses on answering fundamental questions regarding ecosystem processes in the context of global change. At Babson, she has created and taught several courses, including the introductory science course Oceanography and an upper-level, co-taught elective Unintended Consequences at the Interface of Business and the Environment.

Carey earned her PhD in Earth Science from Boston University, her MS in Environmental Science from Yale University, and her BS in Environmental Policy & Planning from Virginia Tech. Before joining Babson, Carey completed several post-doctoral fellowships, including an NSF Earth Science Fellowship and a USGS Powell Center Fellowship, both hosted at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

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