Heidy Contreras

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology, University of La Verne


Professor Heidy Contreras is an Assistant Professor in Biology at the University of La Verne. She is a leader in her field with a passion for undergraduate education, student mentoring, and entomological research. Her research program is geared to gaining a better understanding of how organisms will cope with changes in environmental humidity, a consequence of global warming. 


Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M. Sc.,California State University, San Bernardino
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino


The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...