Amy Villamagna Presented PSU’s Distinguished Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Amy Villamagna, associate professor of environmental science and policy, on her selection for Plymouth State’s 2020 Distinguished Scholarship Award. She joins past CFE award winners Jason Cordeira (2019) and Mark Green (2014).

This award is designed to recognize and honor a member of the Plymouth State University faculty who demonstrates exceptional research, creativity or scholarly work. Important factors include quality, originality, the impact on one’s field, reputation of the scholar and his/her scholarly works, and the ability to generate and successfully disseminate the scholarly or creative works.

Amy Villamagna joined the PSU faculty in 2014. She uses a combination of field and GIS methods to explore how changes in land use and climate affect ecosystems. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate environmental science and policy programs, geography, and the sustainability minor, and was named the Helen Abbott Professor of Environmental Studies (2016–2019) in recognition of her exemplary integration of environmental studies into coursework and research.