Meghan Duffy

Faculty Innovator-in-Residence

Role: Meghan is a sabbatical fellow at Academic Innovation and a faculty member in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Meghan is working on projects aimed at reimagining public engagement and better supporting faculty interested in public engagement; on pre-college learning and data literacy; on student mental health; and on assessing learning in introductory biology. She is also the co-creator of DiversifyEEB and EEB Mentor Match, which aim to highlight and increase diversity in ecology and evolutionary biology.

Experience: Meghan has been on the faculty at Michigan since 2012. Prior to that, she was on the faculty at Georgia Tech. She was selected as a recipient of the inaugural President's Award for Public Impact, awarded by President Schlissel. She also received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Obama in 2012. Meghan was a Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2017-2018.


PhD, Michigan State University, Zoology and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, & Behavior
BS, Cornell University, Biological Sciences