Environmental Sciences Program Director and Associate Professor, Le Moyne College
American, United States
Hilary McManus is Associate Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Director of the Environmental Sciences program at Le Moyne College. She holds a PhD in Botany from the University of Connecticut and studies species diversity and organellar genome evolution of freshwater green algae. Hilary teaches about the science of the climate crisis in the classroom and local community, and aims to nurture the current and next generations of environmental stewards through hands-on experiences connecting with nature. She is also a Climate Reality Leader and co-chairs Le Moyne’s Environmental Sustainability Steering Committee, developing a comprehensive campus-wide plan for a greener campus. Hilary’s free time is spent with her two sons, hiking, camping, gardening, and sitting zazen.