Faculty

Environmental Studies Faculty

 Sarah Ray

Dr. Sarah Ray, Program Leader

  • Home Department: Geography
  • Email: Sarah.Ray@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD, University of Oregon, 2009, Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy
    • MA, UT-Austin, 2003, American Studies
    • BA, Swarthmore College,1998, Religious Studies and Women's Studies
  • Research Interests: Environmental humanities, environmental justice, new cultural geography, and cultural studies
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • ENST 120: Introduction to Environmental Studies
    • ENST 295: Power/Privilege and the Environment
    • ENST 395: Research and Analysis in Environmental Studies
    • ENST 490: Environmental Studies Capstone
Mark Baker

Dr. Mark Baker, Associate Professor

  • Home Department: Politics
  • Email: j.mark.baker@humboldt.edu
  • Education: PhD, University of California Berkeley
  • Research Interests: Environment-Community Relationships
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    PSCI 365: Political Ecology
 Loren Cannon

Dr. Loren Cannon

  • Home Department: Philosophy
  • Email: llc33@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD, Arizona State University, Philosophy
    • MA, Northern Arizona University, Mathematics
    • BA, University of Northern Colorado, Mathematics and Secondary Education
  • Research Interests: Ethics, Environmental Ethics, and Gender Theory
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    PHIL 302: Environmental Ethics
 Dr. Joice Chang

Dr. Joice Chang

  • Home Department: Politics
  • Email: joice.chang@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD, Indiana University
    • J.D., The Ohio State University
  • Research Interests: Environmental Agreements and Policy
  • ENST Courses Taught:
 Dr. Sing Chew

Dr. Sing Chew

  • Home Department: Sociology
  • Email: scc1@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • Ph.D. Carleton University, 1986
  • Research Interests: Environmental Sociology
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • SOC 302: Forests and Culture
 Stephen Cunha

Dr. Stephen Cunha

  • Home Department: Geography
  • Email: sc10@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD, UC Davis - Geography
    • MA, UC Davis - Geography
    • BA, UC Berkeley - Geography
    • BS, UC Berkeley - Conservation and Resource Science
  • Research Interests: Environmental Geography
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • GEOG 301: International Environmental Issues and Globalization
 Matthew Derrick

Dr. Matthew Derrick, Assistant Professor

  • Home Department: Geography
  • Email: mad632@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD in Geography, University of Oregon
    • MA in Geography, University of Oregon
    • MA in Russian and East European Studies, University of Oregon
    • BA in English, Augsburg College
  • Research Interests: Cultural & Political Geography; Geopolitics
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • GEOG 311: Geographical Research and Writing

 Kevin Fingerman

Dr. Kevin Fingerman

  • Home Department: Environmental Science and Management
  • Email: kevin.fingerman@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • Ph.D. – Energy & Resources, University of California, Berkeley 2012
    • M.S. – Energy & Resources, University of California, Berkeley 2007
    • B.A. – Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, CT 2002 PhD, UC Davis - Geography
  • Research Interests: Environmental Geography
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • ENVS 230: Environmental Problem-Solving
 Dr. Steve Hackett

Dr. Steve Hackett

  • Home Department: Economics
  • Email: hackett@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • B.S. – Agricultural Business/Economics, Montana State University, 1983
    • M.S. – Economics, Texas A&M University, 1986
    • Ph.D. - Economics, Texas A&M University, 1989
  • Research Interests: Political Economy of Environmental Regulation; Economics of Fishery Management
    • ENST Courses Taught:
      • ECON 423: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

Matthew Johnson

Dr. Matthew Johnson

  • Home Department:Wildlife
  • Email: mmdj6@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • Ph.D. – Ecology, Tulane University, 1999
    • B.S. Wildlife Biology, UC Davis, 1992
  • Research Interests: Wildlife habitat relationships, ecology and conservation of migratory songbirds
  • ENST Courses Taught:
 Dr. Erin Kelly

Dr. Erin Kelly

  • Home Department: Forestry
  • Email: eck107@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD (2010) Oregon State University, Forest Social Science
    • M.S. (2005) Oregon State University, Forest Resources
    • B.A. (1998) Whitman College, Psychology
  • Research Interests: Community Forestry; Rural Restructuring and Development
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • FOR 302: Forest Ecosystems and People
 Dr. Corey Lewis

Dr. Corey Lewis

  • Home Department:English
  • Email: corey.lewis@humboldt.edu
  • Education: PhD University of Nevada, Reno
  • Research Interests: Nature Writing and Environmental Activism, Interdisciplinary Field Studies in Environmental Literature and Writing
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • ENG 311: Environmental Writing
John Meyer

Dr. John Meyer

  • Home Department: Politics
  • Email: john.meyer@humboldt.edu
  • Education: PhD,University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Research Interests: Environment and Social Criticism
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    PSCI 373: Politics of a Sustainable Society
Alison Purcell O'Dowd

Dr. Alison Purcell O'Dowd

  • Home Department: Environmental Science and Management
  • Email: apurcell@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD,University of California, Berkeley, Environmental Science, Policy and Management/Aquatic Ecology
    • B.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, Environmental Science
  • Research Interests: Restoration of damaged ecosystems; Ecology of freshwater systems
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • ENVS 110: Introduction to Environmental Science
    • ENVS 230: Environmental Problem-Solving
    • ENVS 350: Principles in Ecological Restoration
    • ENVS 450: Applied Ecological Restoration
Marlon Sherman

Dr. Marlon Sherman

Rosemary Sherriff

Dr. Rosemary Sherriff

  • Home Department: Geography
  • Email: sherriff@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder, Geography
    • MA, University of Colorado, Boulder, Geography
    • BS, University of Oregon, Geography
  • Research Interests: Biogeography, landscape ecology, forest disturbances (wildfire, insect outbreaks), dendroecology, geospatial analysis.
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • GEOG 473: Climate Change, Ecosystems, and People
Jessica Urban

Dr. Jessica Urban

  • Home Department: Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Email: jessica.urban@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • PhD, Political Science, 2004
  • Research Interests:
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • WS 340: Ecofeminism
Elizabeth Watson

Dr. Elizabeth Watson

  • Home Department: Sociology
  • Email: ew1@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • Ph.D. Rutgers University, 1986
  • Research Interests:
  • ENST Courses Taught:
Noah Zerbe

Dr. Noah Zerbe

  • Home Department: Politics
  • Email: noah.zerbe@humboldt.edu
  • Education:
    • Ph.D., York University, Toronto
  • Research Interests: The intersection of politics, economics, and technology.
  • ENST Courses Taught:
    • EC 620 Globalism, Capitalism, and Environment