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THE ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES PROGRAM FACULTY

Diverse faculty members represent a variety of perspectives across the campus and work to help students appreciate and understand the complexity of environmental issues.


Christopher Annear

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology (2011)

B.A., Cultural Anthropology, Hampshire College, 1996
M.A., Sociocultural Anthropology, Boston University, 2004
Ph.D., Sociocultural Anthropology, Boston University, 2010


E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: x3447
Office: 214 Stern Hall


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Nan Arens

Associate Professor of Geoscience (2001)

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1987
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1988
M.A., Harvard University, 1991
Ph.D., Harvard University 1993

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3930
Office: 111 Lansing Hall


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Jeffrey Blankenship

Assistant Professor of Architectural Studies (2011)

Ph.D., Cultural Geography, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1999
Master of Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1999
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, University of Kentucky Lexington, 1994

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 4573


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Walter Bowyer

Professor of Chemistry (1988)

Postdoctoral, University of Delaware; University of Bordeaux
Ph.D, Vermont
M.S., Virginia
B.A., Johnson State

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3608
Office: 108 Rosenberg Science Building


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Scott Brophy

Professor of Philosophy (1981)

Ph.D., University of Rochester
M.A., University of Rochester
B.A., Hobart College

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3377
Office: Delancey House


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Meghan Brown

Associate Professor of Biology (2006)

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Minnesota
B.S., University of Michigan

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page

Telephone: 3464
Office: 118 Eaton Hall


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Kristen Brubaker

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2012)



E-mail link | Personal Bio


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Larry Campbell

Research Professor of Physics (1968)

Ph.D., Carnegie Institute of Technology
M.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology
B.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3593
Office: B27 Eaton Hall


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Sigrid Carle

Professor of Biology (1994)

Ph.D., Florida State
B.S., William Smith

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3589
Office: 205 Rosenberg Science Building


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Lisa B. Cleckner

Director of Finger Lakes Institute (2011)

MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester
PhD, University of Michigan
MPH, University of Michigan
BA, Colgate University

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 4381
Office: Finger Lakes Institute


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Bradley Cosentino

Assistant Professor of Biology (2012)



E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 4602


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Chiyo Crawford

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2013)



Personal Bio


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Tara Curtin

Associate Professor of Geoscience (2001)

Ph.D., Arizona at Tucson
M.S., Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Colgate

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3928
Office: 110 Lansing Hall


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Susan Cushman

Director of Introductory Biology Laboratories (2007)

B.S., William Smith College, 1998
M.S., The Johns Hopkins University, 2001
Ph.D, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, 2006

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3599
Office: 226 Eaton Hall


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Christine de Denus

Associate Professor of Chemistry/Associate Provost (1999)

Postdoctoral, Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Manitoba
B.S., University of Winnipeg

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3612
Office: 205 Lansing Hall


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Mark Deutschlander

Associate Professor of Biology (2002)

Ph.D., Indiana University
B.S., SUNY Geneseo

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3921
Office: 213 Eaton Hall


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Thomas Drennen

Professor of Economics/Senior Economist, Sandia National Labs (1995)

Ph.D., Cornell
M.A., Minnesota
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3419
Office: 314 Stern Hall


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Christopher E. Gunn

Professor of Economics/William R. Kenan Jr. Professor (1978)

Ph.D., Cornell
M.B.A., Cornell
Lic., Louvain
B.S., Cornell

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3416
Office: 319 Stern Hall


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John Halfman

Chair

Professor of Geoscience (1994)

Ph.D., Duke University
M.S., University of Minnesota
B.S., University of Miami

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3918
Office: 105 Lansing Hall


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Jessica Hayes-Conroy

Assistant Professor of Women's Studies (2011)

Ph.D. Penn State University, 2009 (Geography and Women's Studies)
M.A. University of Vermont, 2005 (Geography)
B.A. Bryn Mawr College, 2003 (The Growth and Structure of Cities)

E-mail link | Personal Bio


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Joel Helfrich

Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2011)

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.Phil., University of Glasgow
B.A., University of Rochester

E-mail link | Personal Bio


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Clifton Hood

Professor of History (1992)

Ph.D., Columbia
M.A., Columbia
B.A., Washington summa cum laude

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page

Telephone: 3576
Office: 100 Henry House


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Mark Jones

Associate Professor of Art and Architecture (1985)

M.F.A., Brooklyn College
B.A., Hobart College

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3490
Office: 105 Carriage House


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Paul E. Kehle

Associate Professor of Education (2005)

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Indiana University, 1999
B.S., Philosophy, Beloit College, 1983

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3037
Office: Coxe Hall


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David Kendrick

Associate Professor of Geoscience (2001)

Ph.D., Harvard University
B.S., Yale University

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3929
Office: 106A Lansing Hall


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Kristy Kenyon

Associate Professor of Biology (2003)

Ph.D., The George Washington University
B.A., Colgate University

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3598
Office: 207 Rosenberg Science Building


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Rodmon King

Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2005)

Ph.D., University of Rochester (2012)
M.A. University of Rochester (2003)
B.A. Roberts Wesleyan College (1999)

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3169
Office: Delancey House, Room 3


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Beth Kinne

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2008)

B.A., Biology, University of Virginia
M.S., Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia
J.D. and LL.M (Asian and Comparative Law), University of Washington

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3913


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Steven Lee

Professor of Philosophy (1981)

Ph.D., York, Toronto
M.A., Delaware
B.A., Delaware

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page

Telephone: 3379
Office: Delancey House


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Robin Lewis

Luce Environmental Studies Postdoctoral Fellow (2011)

PhD, University of Arizona
MA, Miami University
BS, Miami University
BA, Miami University

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 4624
Office: Stern 319

 

Darrin Magee

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies (2007)

Ph.D. University of Washington, 2006
M.A., University of Washington, 1998
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1994
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1994


E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3364
Office: 307 Stern Hall


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Brenda Maiale

Associate Professor of Anthropology (2006)

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008
M.A., Cornell University, 2002
A.B., Vassar College, 1998

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3443
Office: 218 Stern Hall


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James MaKinster

Associate Professor of Education (2002)

Ph.D. Indiana University (IN)
M.S., Louisiana
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3141
Office: 209 Merritt


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Kirin Makker

Assistant Professor of Architectural Studies (2008)

PhD, Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010
M.Arch., University of Maryland College Park, 2002
M.A., English Language and Literature, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1997
B.A., English Language and Literature, minor in history, University of Texas Austin, 1994

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3474
Office: 302 Houghton House


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Richard Mason

Associate Professor of Sociology (1980)

Ph.D., Toronto
M.A., SUNY Buffalo
B.A., Missouri at Kansas City

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3440
Office: 219 Stern Hall


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Stanley Mathews

Associate Professor of Art and Architecture (2000)

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.Arch, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Beloit College

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3476
Office: 201 Houghton House


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D. Brooks McKinney

Professor of Geoscience (1984)

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
B.Sc. Beloit College

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3819
Office: 108 Lansing Hall


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Susanne E. McNally

Dean of William Smith (1972)

Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton
M.A., Claremont
B.A., Douglass

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3585
Office: 201 Henry House


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Kevin Mitchell

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1980)

Ph.D., Brown
A.B., Bowdoin

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3619
Office: 305 Lansing Hall


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Elizabeth Newell

Professor of Biology (1988)

Ph.D., Stanford
B.S., Bates

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3590
Office: 107 Rosenberg Science Building


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Ilene M. Nicholas

Associate Professor of Anthropology (1982)

Ph.D., Pennsylvania
B.A., Arizona

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3442
Office: 210 Stern Hall


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Eric Patterson

Associate Professor of English and American Studies (1976)

Ph.D. Yale
M.Phil. Yale
M.A. Yale
A.B. Amherst summa cum laude

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3356
Office: 104 Demarest


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Erin Pelkey

Professor of Chemistry (2001)

Postdoctoral, Stanford University
Ph.D., Dartmouth College
B.A., Carleton College

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3708
Office: 109 Rosenberg Science Building


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Craig Rimmerman

Professor of Public Policy and Political Science (1986)

Ph.D., Ohio State
M.A., Ohio State
B.A., Miami

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page

Telephone: 3435
Office: 206C Gulick


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James Ryan

Professor of Biology (1987)

Ph.D., Massachusetts at Amherst
M.S., Michigan
B.A., SUNY, Oswego

E-mail link | Personal Bio | Expert Page | Personal Homepage

Telephone: 3601
Office: 210 Eaton Hall


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Donald Woodrow

Professor of Geology Emeritus (1965)

B.S., Pennsylvania State
M.S., University of Rochester
Ph.D., University of Rochester

E-mail link | Personal Bio


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