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School of the Environment
1515 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
305-D FSH Science Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

Dr. Richard Gragg
Associate Professor

Office: 306-D FSH Science Research Center
Email: richard.gragg@famu.edu
Phone: 599-8549
Fax: 412-7785


  • Ph. D., Pharmaceutical Sciences/Toxicology, Florida A&M University, 1994
  • M.S., Pharmacology, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL, 1986
  • B.S., Biochemistry, SUNY Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 1980

Research Interests

Professor Gragg teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental toxicology and human health, environmental toxicology, environmental justice, and environmental ethics. Dr. Gragg is also the Director of the Center for Environmental Equity and Justice for the State of Florida. His research interests include: [a] ecosystem and human health impacts of light absorption by environmental contaminants; [b] environmental justice and policy; and [c] environmental health disparities. Dr. Gragg is a member of the Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Justice Advisory Council and its Health and Research Subcommittee. Dr. Gragg also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Audubon of Florida and is Co-Chair of the Communications and Outreach Subcommittee, and the Florida Brownfields Association and is Co-Chair of the Environmental Justice and Public Health Subcommittee.