Maureen Drinkard

Maureen Drinkard

… is trained as a community ecologist and has found a deep passion for helping to create a sustainable world. Better known around campus as “Dr. Mo,” she is a student’s advocate above all. She has guided thousands of students on their environmental journeys via courses, club advisorship, research projects, internship programs, pursuing grants to fund programming, and mentorship. She works hard to help her students find a holistic, meaningful, and deeply personal environmental perspective. Her research interests include entomology, ecology, and sustainability. Dr. Mo is a tinkerer who brings a variety of interests to her classroom including kid wrangling, chicken and beekeeping, making lots of stuff (food, beer, art, furniture, and fixtures), gardening, writing, sustainable living, natural building methods, and traveling abroad.