Dr. Allison (Alley) Leach is the SIMAP Program Manager with the UNH Sustainability Institute. She is a developer of the nitrogen footprint approach, and she is a co-developer of SIMAP, the campus carbon and nitrogen footprint tool hosted by the UNH Sustainability Institute. Alley leads the research, new development, intern recruitment and support, outreach, and user support for SIMAP. She is a co-instructor for the newly launched Carbon Clinic and PD&T Carbon Footprinting Certificate.
Alley is also an active member of the international nitrogen research community and regularly gives talks on her nitrogen footprint research and food footprint label research. Prior to arriving at UNH, Allison was a researcher and graduate student at the University of Virginia where she developed the first-ever university level nitrogen footprint model. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies from the University of New Hampshire. Her dissertation was titled "The Nitrogen Challenge: Footprints Tools and On-Farm Solutions."
B.S., Environmental Science, University of Virginia
M.S., Environmental Science, University of Virginia
Ph.D., Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of New Hampshire