QERM: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Program


As an interdisciplinary graduate program, QERM faculty and students are drawn from several different disciplines. QERM students and faculty share a common interest in the application of quantitative techniques in the analysis and solution of resource management and conservation problems.

A majority of QERM students work with faculty from the following disciplines:

However, QERM students are not limited to working only with faculty from the disciplines listed above. Other departments that our students work with include:

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Oceanography
  • Biology
  • Public Health
  • Economics
  • Public Affairs
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Marine Affairs
  • Physics
  • Genetics
  • Biostatistics

Check out the QERM network visualization developed by current QERM students to see how student work (both current and alumni) spans ecosystems, quantitative methods, and organizational boundaries.

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