Faculty and Staff


Tsegaye Nega
Tsegaye Nega Profile
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Director of Environmental Studies
Off Campus: Winter 2016
Prof. Kim Smith
Kimberly Smith Profile
Professor of Environmental Studies and Political Science
George Vrtis
George Vrtis Profile
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and History
Off Campus: Fall 2016 through Winter 2017
Aaron Swoboda - Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Economics
Aaron Swoboda ’01 Profile
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Economics

Emeriti Faculty

Julie Klassen
Julie Klassen Profile
Professor of German, Emerita
Norman Vig
Norman Vig ’61 Profile
Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Science, Technology, and Society,Emeritus

Previous director of Environmental Studies.

Gary Wagenbach
Gary Wagenbach Profile
Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Biology, Science, Technology, and Society, Emeritus
Off Campus: Winter 2016

Dr. Wagenbach is trained as an invertebrate zoologist and parasitologist, is examining the population biology of freshwater mussels in regional rivers. The general goal of his research is to better understand the conservation of rare and endangered species. He taught Biology of the Invertebrate Animals, Marine Biology, Aquatic Biology, environmental studies courses, and a seminar on parasitism. He served as Director of Environmental and Technology Studies.


Wei-Hsin Fu
Wei-Hsin Fu
GIS Specialist, Environmental Studies
Tami Little
Administrative Assistant in AMST, ENTS and LING
Administrative Assistant in Women's and Gender Studies

Tami is available to assist Environmental Studies faculty and majors Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am-4pm during the academic year.

Other Faculty Involved in Environmental Studies

Mark Kanazawa
Mark Kanazawa Profile
Professor of Economics

Director of the Environmental Studies Program from 2008-2011.

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Daniel Bruggeman Profile
Senior Lecturer in Art
Cam Davidson
Cameron Davidson Profile
Director of Carleton's Interdisciplinary Science and Math Initiative
Professor of Geology
Off Campus: Winter 2016, Winter 2017 through Spring 2017
Trish Ferrett
Trish Ferrett Profile
Professor of Chemistry
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Deborah Gross Profile
Professor of Chemistry
Bereket Haileab
Bereket Haileab Profile
Professor of Geology
Dan Hernandez
Daniel Hernandez Profile
Associate Professor of Biology
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Will Hollingsworth Profile
Professor of Chemistry
David Hougen-Eitzman
David Hougen-Eitzman Profile
Senior Lecturer in Biology
Michael Kowalewski Profile
Announcer for Football
Lloyd McBride Professor of English and Environmental Studies
David Lefkowitz ’85
David Lefkowitz ’85 Profile
Jay Levi
Jay Levi Profile
Professor of Anthropology
Off Campus: Winter 2016
Michael McNally
Michael McNally ’85 Profile
Professor of Religion
Tun Myint
Tun Myint Profile
Associate Professor of Political Science
Beverly Nagel
Beverly Nagel ’75 Profile
Dean of the College
Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Sociology, Science, Technology, and Society
Mary Savina
Mary Savina ’72 Profile
Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology
Co-Director of Archaeology
Off Campus: Spring 2017
Joel Weisberg
Joel Weisberg Profile
Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences
Off Campus: Winter 2016