Secondary Faculty

Elsie M Sunderland

Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering in the Department of Environmental Health

Environmental Health

Other Positions

Fred Kavli Professor of Environmental Chemistry and Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Environmental Science and Engineering

Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Global mercury concentrations in biota: their use as a basis for a global biomonitoring framework.

Evers DC, Ackerman JT, Åkerblom S, Bally D, Basu N, Bishop K, Bodin N, Braaten HFV, Burton MEH, Bustamante P, Chen C, Chételat J, Christian L, Dietz R, Drevnick P, Eagles-Smith C, Fernandez LE, Hammerschlag N, Harmelin-Vivien M, Harte A, Krümmel EM, Brito JL, Medina G, Barrios Rodriguez CA, Stenhouse I, Sunderland E, Takeuchi A, Tear T, Vega C, Wilson S, Wu P.

Ecotoxicology. 2024 Apr 29. PMID: 38683471


Fighting ‘forever chemicals’

PhD student Jahred Liddie discusses his research on PFAS—also known as “forever chemicals” because of their persistence in the environment.