Christine Ogilvie Hendren, PhD

Christine Ogilvie HendrenDirector, Research Institute for Environment, Energy & Economics, and Professor of Geological & Environmental Sciences, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Christine Ogilvie Hendren is the Director of the Research Institute for Environment, Energy & Economics and a Professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Her work focuses on developing and applying methods, models and human processes to integrate and co-create knowledge across boundaries – disciplinary, sectoral, cultural, geographic – to help research teams address complex global challenges. Domain spaces include convergent topics such as forecasting environmental and health implications of nanotechnology, sustainability in agricultural systems, and understanding interkingdom communication in the rhizosphere. In collaboration with other SciTS community members, she founded the INTEREACH (Interdisciplinary Integration Research Careers Hub) community of practice in 2016, now affiliated as a Special Interest Group of the International Network for the Science of Team Science.