School of the Environment
Dr. Gragg

Richard D. Gragg III, Ph.D.

Associate Director and Associate Professor
Environmental Sciences Institute
Florida A&M University
1515 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Tel: 850-599-8549
FAX: 850-412-7855


  • 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.

Florida A&M University – Environmental Sciences Institute
Frederick Humphries Science Research Building, Suite 305-D
1515 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Email: Telephone: 850-599-3550

Contact Info

1515 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
FSH Science Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: (850) 599-3550
F: (850) 599-8183