Michael Binder, PhD
Dr. Mike Binder is faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration at UNF and Director of the UNF Public Opinion Research Laboratory and collaborates and contributes to data collection, management, and analysis.
Dr. Caroline Guardino is faculty in the College of Education and Human Services in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education at UNF and collaborates on research related to schools, children, and environmental design and nature contact.
Katrina Hall, PhD
Dr. Katrina Hall is faculty in the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Childhood Education, Literacy, and TESOL at UNF and collaborates on research related to schools, children, and nature contact.
Stephanie completed her graduate internship as a research assistant in Largo-Wight Lab in 2018 and continues to collaborate today.
Hana Kusumoto, MPH
Hana is a graduate of UNF's Master of Public Health program and research collaborator in Largo-Wight Lab. Her research aims to better understand the impact of the environment and nature on health and healthcare.
Christopher McLaughlin, MPH, CPH, LT, MSC, USN
Chris graduated with his MPH from UNF in 2017 and continues to collaborate and conduct studies with the Lab today.
Julie Merten, PhD
Dr. Julie Merten is faculty in the Department of Public Health at UNF and collaborates on research related to community outreach and application.
Dr. Manoj Sharma is a professor of social and behavioral health in the the School of Public Health at the University of Nevada and a public health physician. Dr. Sharma and his team collaborates on research related to theory and determinants of nature and environmental-related health behaviors.
Jeff Wight, PhD
Dr. Jeff Wight is a faculty in Department of Kinesiology at Jacksonville University and Director of JU Running Lab at 1st Place Sports and contributes to research methodology, data collection and analysis, and biological, physiological, and health science.
Dr. Peter Wludyka is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UNF and contributes to research design and statistical analysis.
IERE has supported UNF nature contact research since 2007 through seed grants, administrative support, and facilitating partnerships.