The Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Fellowship in Environmental Studies provides an opportunity to bring world-recognized environmental scholars, activists, writers, and leaders to Colby College to engage the campus and community in lectures and discussions around important environment themes. Each year, the Environmental Studies Program at Colby honors one Distinguished Fellow, whose work bridges science and policy to make substantial advances in environmental conservation and sustainability.
Past Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Fellows
Bill McKibben, 2015-2016
Terry Tempest Williams, 2014-2015
Frances Moore Lappé, 2013-2014
Dr. Carl Safina, 2012-2013