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MaryMalliaMary Ellen  Mallia

University Offices
Department: Office for Environmental Sustainability

Expertise: Sustainability; ecological economics; recycling; education; formulating and implementing sustainable practices.

Campus phone: (518) 956-8132
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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. Mallia 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. She holds a doctorate in ecological economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.