Faculty and Staff

Nicole Davi

Professor • Department of Environmental Science

Nicole Davi is a professor and department Chairperson in the Department of Environmental Science at William Paterson University and an Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at the Tree-Ring Laboratory at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Davi’s research focuses on developing and interpreting high-resolution paleoclimatic records in order to further our understanding of climate change over the past 2000 years. She has authored/co-authored numerous peer-review articles on paleoclimate and has received several awards from National Science Foundation and other funding agencies for her research.

Davi also has several projects that focus on improving science literacy for undergraduate and K-12 students, and also for public audiences. Davi often collaborates with artists to explore new and compelling ways to communicate the excitement of scientific explorations with diverse audiences.

Professional Interests

Dendrochronology, tree-ring science, paleoclimate, science education, science communication

Degrees

PhD dendrochronology, paleoclimatology, Rutgers New Bruswick, NJ

Specialization

Dendrochronology, tree-ring science, paleoclimate, science education, science communication

Notable Courses Taught

•ENV1150 General Geology (Lecture & Laboratory)
•ENV1100 Intro to Sustainability (Lecture & Laboratory)
•ENV3010 Field Experience
•ENV 3500 Energy and Sustainable Technology
•ENV 3800 Junior Practicum
•ENV 3890 Env. Factors in Land-Use
•ENV 4700 Hydrology of the Environment
•ENV 4800 Senior Practicum

By appointment