Dr. Shana Weber is the founding director of Princeton University’s Office of Sustainability and has cultivated organizational change via repeatable and scalable sustainability initiatives since 2006. Weber advances strategic actions across campus operational and academic systems toward realizing an ethos of sustainability in service to local and global communities. Her current research interests include climate-change driven population dynamics of the American pika (Ochotona princeps), ecoregional analysis, the application of behavioral science to sustainability decision-making, and collaborative applied sustainability research within and across academic institutions. Weber serves as a Board member for the municipal non-profit Sustainable Princeton, senior advisor to the NE Campus Sustainability Consortium, and senior leadership liaison for the Ivy+ Sustainability Consortium.
Dr. Weber earned her BS in Zoology from the Ohio State University, and MSES and Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington.
She enjoys research excursions into remote mountain areas of the American West and lives with her family, honeybees, rabbits and small flock of chickens in Hopewell, NJ.
Contact me about
- Sustainability Action Plan
- Ivy+ Sustainability Consortium
- Sustainability in campus landscape and capital planning
- Multi-institution studies and collaborations