CUES Faculty Affiliate Program

The Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) aims to establish collaborative interdisciplinary programs committed to excellence in urban ecology research and learning by engaging with faculty within and outside of Butler from all disciplines. By reaching beyond the natural sciences to create synergies with other disciplines such as the social sciences, education the arts, and business, the CUES strives to create a comprehensive lens with which to study the city as an ecosystem in order to solve key problems and inform the development of sustainable cities. Likewise, the CUES welcomes faculty collaborations that inspire and support Butler students and the Indianapolis community in creating a more just and sustainable campus and city.

The CUES Faculty Affiliates are an interdisciplinary group of scholars who are participating in urban ecology and sustainability research, teaching, and/or community engagement. Affiliate membership is open to all faculty and staff whose teaching, research, and/or service activities involve topics related to environmental sustainability and resilience, social justice, or urban ecology. CUES Faculty Affiliates offer a range of research and teaching expertise and provide input that helps shape the future direction of the CUES to increase the collective impact of the CUES, the University, alumni, and community partners on global sustainability and justice.

The goal of the Faculty Affiliate program is to expand our reach and pool of expertise by providing personalized research and teaching support, networking and collaboration opportunities, and strong community partnerships to our membership.