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TIE is located in the garden level (rear entrance) of Miller Hall, 210 Packard Avenue on the Medford campus. Come visit: directions to our office, and driving directions to the Medford campus.

To fax materials to TIE, Environmental Studies Program, Office of Sustainability, or IGERT: Water Diplomacy Program: 617.627.6645

Tufts Institute of the Environment

For general inquiries, please contact us at:

Academic directors:

  • Linda Abriola, Director


  • Nitsan Shakked, Associate Director
  • Jill Parlee, Assistant Director of Programs
  • Uchita Rubin, Administrative Coordinator
  • Theresa Silver, Communication and Administrative Assistant

Graduate Interns:

  • Lauren O’Brien, Graduate WSSS and Programmatic Intern
  • Molly Haragan, Graduate Programmatic Intern
  • Ayesha Khan, Graduate Communications Intern

Environmental Studies Program

Sara Gomez, Assistant Director
Email Sara
Phone: 617.627.3553

Colin Orians, Director
Email Colin


Office of Sustainability

Tina Woolston, Program Director

Email the Office Of Sustainability
Phone: 617.627.5517

IGERT: Water Diplomacy Program

Shafiqul Islam, Director
Theresa Silver, Program Coordinator

Email the Water Diplomacy Program
Phone: 617.627.5522


Water: Systems, Science and Society (WSSS)

Visit the website by clicking the link: WSSS

Jill Parlee, Assistant Director of Programs


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