Mary Ellen Mallia

Specializes in ecological economics, recycling, and implementation of sustainable practices

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Mary Ellen Mallia

University Offices
Department: Office for Environmental Sustainability

Sustainability; ecological economics; recycling; education; formulating and implementing sustainable practices

Campus phone: (518) 442-2601
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As Director of Environmental Sustainability, Mary Ellen Mallia supports UAlbany's sustainability efforts, including its "UAlbany Green Scene" initiative, environmental education, and policies.

She works to advance strategic planning initiatives related to campus environmental issues and also works with various academic departments and student groups to develop, implement, and coordinate environmental initiatives such as UAlbany's recycling and energy conservation programs.

Mallia holds a doctorate in ecological economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.