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Lori Weeden

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Professor Lori WeedenEEAS Associate Chair of Undergraduate Programs, Associate Teaching Professor, Transfer Coordinator
  • College
    College of Sciences
  • Department
    Environmental Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3344
  • Fax
    (978) 934-3069
  • Office
    Olney Hall - 402B
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Research Interests

Soil carbon sequestration, surface water chemistry and science education.

How the education system has affected the general public's understanding of anthropogenic climate change.


  • MS: Geology & Geophysics, (2002), Boston College - Chestnut Hill, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Evidence for increased soil carbon and nitrogen accumulation under CO2 enrichment
  • BS: Environmental Science, (2000), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
    Supporting Area: Geoscience
  • BA: Studio Art, (1988), University of Texas - Austin, TX
    Supporting Area: Painting and Drawing


As a teaching professor, I get to teach several undergraduate earth science courses and am involved in most of the department service and outreach.

Selected Publications

  • Weeden, L. (2002). Evidence for increased soil carbon and nitrogen accumulation under carbon dioxide enrichment. Boston College Dissertations and Theses.

Selected Presentations

  • It's OK to be a woman in STEM. - 10th Annual Women in Stem Luncheon, March 2015 - Lowell, MA
  • Bowling, Painting, Flying and Hiking the Convoluted Path of a Lecturer - Honor's College Speaker Series, November 2014 - Lowell, MA
  • Building a Bridge: Partnerships with Faculty in Living-Learning Communities - ACUHO-I conference , October 2014 - Kansas City, MO
  • Service Learning in Environmental Geosciences - Northeast GSA Conference, March 2014 - Lancaster, PA