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Sharon PochronAssociate Professor of PracticeSustainability Studies Program/School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences


Professor Pochron studies the impact of Roundup, its active ingredients and its major metabolites on soil invertebrates (earthworms, cockroaches, microbes) and on freshwater invertebrates (planaria). She also studies the impact of microplastics on those soil and freshwater systems. Her lab relies on undergraduate students who, under her mentorship, design and execute research projects in environmental science.


  • PhD: University of New Mexico
  • Master's: University of New Mexico
  • Bachelor of Science: Franklin and Marshall College
  • Internship: Post Doc, Pat Wright Lab