Priya Ganguli

Assistant Professor

California State University, Northridge


Bio

Professor Priya Ganguli is an incoming Assistant Professor at California State University Northridge. Her appointment is affiliated with the Water Resources Center and is in the Department of Geological Sciences. Professor Ganguli’s research interests include aqueous geochemistry, contaminant cycling, groundwater-surface water interaction, food web dynamics, watershed dynamics, and climate change. In addition to research, she loves teaching, and taught at Saddleback Community College

Professor Ganguli was awarded a NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Irvine and UC Santa Cruz to study the transport and fate of mercury in the environment. She also held a postdoctoral fellowship at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution where she explored climate change impacts on mercury cycling in salt marsh systems in collaboration with the US Geological Survey. She also gained valuable experience working as a geologist at the San Francisco Bay Water Board where she was involved in large-scale mine site and wetland remediation projects, as well as groundwater cleanup at industrial sites (e.g., refineries, landfills). 

 

Projects

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,...