The Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment



The Goodwin-Niering Center is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program that builds on one of the nation's leading undergraduate environmental studies programs. The Center fosters research, education, and curriculum development aimed at understanding contemporary ecological challenges.

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The Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

Overview

Faculty

Jane Dawson, Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment Jane Dawson, Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

Jane Dawson, Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment  (On sabbatical Spring 2015)
International environmental justice • International environmental politics • Comparative environmental activism and politics

Glenn Dreyer, Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Director of the Arboretum, Adjunct Associate Professor of Botany Glenn Dreyer, Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Director of the Arboretum, Adjunct Associate Professor of Botany

Glenn Dreyer, Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Director of the Arboretum, Adjunct Associate Professor of Botany
Vegetation management • Ecology and horticulture of native plants • Invasive exotic woody plants • Large and historic trees

Chad Jones, Associate Professor of Botany Chad Jones, Associate Professor of Botany

Chad Jones, Associate Professor of Botany
Plant ecology • Plant succession • Invasive species • GIS and ecological modeling

Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015 Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015

Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015
Geomorphology • Hydrology • Hazards • Geology • Geography • Civil engineering

Derek Turner, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the Philosophy Department Derek Turner, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the Philosophy Department

Derek Turner, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Chair of the Philosophy Department
Philosophy of science • Philosophy of biology • Environmental philosophy

Gerald R Visgilio, Professor Emeritus of Economics Gerald R Visgilio, Professor Emeritus of Economics

Gerald R Visgilio, Professor Emeritus of Economics
Microeconomics • Environmental and natural resource economics • An economic analysis of law

Contact Information:
Goodwin-Niering Center
Phone:
860-439-5417
Fax:
860-439-2418
goodwin-nieringcenter@conncoll.edu

Goodwin-Niering Center
Connecticut College
Box 5293
F.W. Olin Science Center, Room 109
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT  06320

Visit us on campus:
F.W. Olin Science Center
Room 109