Environment Studies Program- Faculty

Director

James Biardi
Director, Environment Studies program
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California, Irvine
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Steering Committee/Faculty

Peter Bayers
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Villanova University
M.A., New York University
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Dianne Brousseau
Professor of Biology
B.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

David Downie
Associate Professor of Politics
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Dina Franceschi
Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Jennifer Klug
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Indiana University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Shannon Kelley
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Louisville
Ph.D., Duke University

Scott Lacy
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
B.A., Otterbein College
M.A., Ph.D., Univerisity of California

Sharlene McEvoy
Professor of Business Law
B.A., Albertus Magnus College
M.A., Trinity College
J.D., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Tod Osier
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Elizabeth Petrino
Associate Professor of English
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

James Simon
Professor of English
B.A., Rutgers University
M.M.C., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Kraig Steffen
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Houghton College
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Toby Svoboda
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
B.A. Marquette University

Brian Walker
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Drake University
B.S., Dalhousie University, Canada
Ph.D., University of Washington

Additional Faculty

David R. Brown
Adjunct Professor of Applied Ethics
Director of Toxicology, Board of Directors, Environment and Human Health, Inc.
Member, National Academy of Sciences
B.S., Cornell University
M.S., University of California, Berkeley
Sc.D. Harvard School of Public Health

Ashley Byun, Graduate School Advisor 
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Sc., York University
Ph.D., University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

J Michael Cavanaugh
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., St. Francis College
B.S., Baylor College of Medicine
M.S., Georgetown University
M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Shahrokh Etemad
Chairman and Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., University of Washington

Shannon Gerry
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Bucknell University
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Daniel Snydacker, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Architectural History
Executive Director, Pequot Library, Southport, CT

Debra M. Strauss
Associate Professor of Business Law
B.A., Cornell University
J.D., Yale University

Michael T. Tucker
Professor of Finance
B.A., Washington College
M.B.A., D.B.A., Boston University

William Vasquez-Mazariegos
Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., M.S., University Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala
M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico

David R. Winn
Professor of Physics
B.A., Cornell University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin