Faculty of Environmental Studies

Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

  • Barndt, Deborah
    Diplome moyen d’etudes francais - Universite de Strasbourg, France. BA (Comprehensive Social Studies and French) - Otterbein College. MA (Social Psychology), PhD (Sociology) - Michigan State.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Community-engaged and activist art; Agri-food sustainability and local/global food movements; Popular education for social and environmental justice; Diverse epistemologies and ways of knowing; Participatory methodologies; Transnational activism (especially in the Americas)
  • Desfor, Gene
    BA (Economics), MA, PhD (Regional Science) Pennsylvania. Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Urban Waterfronts, Urban development processes; Making Urban Environmental Policy; Urban growth and decline.
  • Greer-Wootten, Bryn
    BA (Geography) Durham, PGCE (Education) London, MA (Geography) Durham, PhD (Geography and Planning) McGill. Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Resource management and policy analysis; Epistemology in environmental studies; Waste management; Folk narratives on the environment; Elites and environmental policy formulation.
  • Handy, Femida
    BSc (Mathematics & Statistics) Poona, MA (Mathematics), MES (Mathematical & Economic Analysis of Environmental Issues), PhD (Environmental Studies) York. Associate Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Non-profit sector and environmental organizations, Volunteering, Philanthropy, Environmental nonprofit organizations, Environmental economics
  • Kettel, Bonnie
    BA (Anthropology) Toronto, PhD (Social Anthropology) Illinois. Associate Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Gender, environment and development; Feminist environmentalism/Ecofeminisms; Gender/Culture/Nature; Indigenous frameworks for natural resource management; Research design.
  • Murray, Alex L
    BA (History) McMaster, MA (History) London, PhD (History) Pennsylvania. Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Gender, environment and development; Feminist environmentalism/Ecofeminisms; Gender/Culture/Nature; Indigenous frameworks for natural resource management; Research design.
  • Peterson, Rebecca L
    BA (Sociology and Psychology) Kansas, MA, PhD (Psychology) Claremont. Associate Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Feminist perspectives on health and environments; Healthy and sustainable buildings; The use of open space technology in environmental and organizational change; Organizational resistance and acceptance of sustainability initiatives; Multiple issues in health and environments such as global warming and health.
  • Rutherford, Brent M.
    BA (Political Science) Bradley, MA, PhD (Political Science) Northwestern. Associate Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Program and policy evaluation and analysis; Operations research; Survey research; Quantitative methods; Computer applications.
  • Seager, Joni K
    BA Toronto, MA, PhD Clark. Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Feminist Environmentalism and Geography; International Environmental Policy; Global Political Economy; International Status of Women.
  • Sheng, Grant
  • Spence, Edward S.
    BA, MSc (Geography) Western, PhD (Geography) Alberta, MCIP. Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Land use and transportation planning, resource management, water resources and hydrology, environmental policy and planning, international development.
  • Wekerle, Gerda R
    BA (Sociology) - York. MA, PhD (Sociology) - Northwestern.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Growth, urbanization, sprawl and nature. Public policy, local government and local politics. Social movements. Urban agriculture. Gender and the neoliberal city.
  • Wilkinson, Paul F.
    BA (Geography) - York. MA. PhD (Geography) - Toronto. Professor Emeritus in Envirnonmental Studies.
    Areas of Academic Interest: Resource and environmental management; Recreation/tourism geography; Recreation/tourism planning and management; Parks and protected area management