Environmental Studies Faculty

Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary program that combines natural science and social science and examines local, regional, national and international environmental problems in a holistic manner.

There are two tracks to the major: the science sequence and the social science sequence.

Social Science Track Advisers

Jane Dawson, William Frasure, Manuel Lizarralde; Peter Siver, director

Science Track Advisers

Robert Askins, Pamela Hine, Chad Jones, Peter Siver, Doug Thompson, Marc Zimmer

Peter A. Siver
Director of the Environmental Studies Program
Charles & Sarah P. Becker '27 Professor of Botany

Associated Faculty

Robert Askins
Professor of Biology

MaryAnne Borelli
Professor of Government

Beverly Chomiak
Senior Lecturer in Geology, Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Andrew Davis
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Jane Dawson
Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government

James Downs
Associate Professor of History

Glenn Dreyer
Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Arboretum Director; Executive Director, Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

William Frasure
Professor of Government

Pamela Hine
Senior Lecturer in Botany

Chad Jones
Assistant Professor of Botany and Environmental Studies

Manuel Lizarralde
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Ethnobotany

David Patton
Professor of Government

Douglas M. Thompson
Professor of Geophysics

Derek Turner
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Wei Zhang
Assistant Professor of Economics

Marc Zimmer
Professor of Chemistry

Emeritus Professor

R. Scott Warren
Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor Emeritus of Botany

Contact Information:



Email etsmi@conncoll.edu

Environmental Studies Program
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4196
Liz Smith, Academic Dept. Assistant