Eli E. Wheat

Assistant Teaching Professor, Program on the Environment

PhD, Biology, University of Washington
MA, Education, New York University

012G Wallace Hall


Eli Wheat is faculty in the Program on the Environment at the University of Washington. Eli has a Ph.D. from UW, an M.A. Education from New York University, and B.S. in biology from Union College. He’s won numerous awards for his teaching and sustainability work including the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018 Husky Green Award, and the College of the Environment’s Outstanding Teaching Faculty award. In addition to teaching sustainability and agriculture courses at UW, he owns and operates SkyRoot Farm, a 20-acre, certified organic, integrated animal and vegetable farm on South Whidbey Island. In his spare time, Eli enjoys playing guitar, reading, and hanging out with his family.

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