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Welcome to the Marsh Institute

The George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University is dedicated to research on one of the most fundamental questions confronting humankind: What is and ought to be our relationship with nature?

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About the Marsh Institute

Grounded in nearly a century of applied research at Clark University, the George Perkins Marsh Institute studies the socio-ecological, technical, institutional and other systems through which humans interact with their surrounding environments.

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Research

Focused generally on how humans interact with the environment, the Marsh Institute draws on expertise from the social, natural, and technical sciences to conduct multidisciplinary, integrated research programs.

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Student Opportunities

The Marsh Institute oversees grants and programs that allow undergraduate and graduate students to conduct research on human-environment interactions and sustainability issues.

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Kasperson Library

Housed in the Marsh Institute, the Jeanne X. Kasperson Research Library includes resources related to environmental issues.

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Contact Information

George Perkins Marsh Institute

Office Location
  • Mailing Address:
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610-1477
  • Visiting address:
    16 Claremont Street
    Worcester, MA 01610-1477
  • 1-508-751-4622
  • 1-508-751-4600 FAX