Joel Meyer

Associate Professor of Environmental Toxicology (2017 - 2022)

Professor Meyer is recognized as a prolific researcher in environmental genomics and taxology. He is also considered an outstanding, highly sought-after teacher and advisor at the Nicholas School. Meyer has received the Outstanding New Environmental Scientist award from NIEH and has more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, including 28 over the last three years. As one of the best teachers and mentors, Meyer has created courses for undergraduate students including a first-year Bass Connections seminar, which he developed with one of his PhD students. Meyer has also been a key catalyst for vertically integrating the student body. His charisma, excitement for his subject matter, and excellent pedagogy continue to earn him outstanding student reviews.