Environmental Studies

Constance Clark

Constance Clark

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Salisbury Laboratories, 408D
Phone: +1-508-831-5712
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
cclark@wpi.edu

Constance Clark

In addition to teaching the history of science and technology, I have raised baby birds at the Bronx Zoo and the Baltimore Aquarium, curated and inventoried mammal skeletons in attics at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, designed biology teaching labs at the University of Colorado, and collected dinosaurs and other fossils while camping in the Wyoming badlands with paleontology field crews. Read more...

Jim Cocola

Jim Cocola

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Salisbury Laboratories, 26
Phone: +1-508-831-5104
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
jcocola@wpi.edu
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Jim Cocola

Jim Cocola teaches courses in literary studies, along with those in American studies, creative writing, film studies, and media studies. Teaching at WPI allows him to be in thought with a unique set of creative, dynamic, and innovative students. Read more...

Joseph Cullon

Joseph F. Cullon

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Salisbury Laboratories, 241
Phone: +1-508-831-5919
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
jcullon@wpi.edu

Joseph F. Cullon

One of Professor Cullon’s students recently called him “strangely fascinating.” He knew that he was strange but he was happy to learn that a student founding his approach to teaching fascinating. He likes to encourage students to see history not as a mass of dead facts but as a vital mode of inquiry and a moral project that has the potential to inform the present as much as illuminate the past. Read more...

Roger Gottlieb

Roger S. Gottlieb

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Salisbury Laboratories, 04
Phone: +1-508-831-5439
gottlieb@wpi.edu
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Roger S. Gottlieb

Professor of philosophy Roger S. Gottlieb combines intense analytic intelligence, a personal and humorously engaging style, and an inspiring message of personal responsibility, social change, and spiritual vision as a lecturer. Read more...

Peter Hansen

Peter H. Hansen

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Salisbury Laboratories, 107
Phone: +1-508-831-5481
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
phansen@wpi.edu

Peter H. Hansen

Peter Hansen has published widely on colonialism, cross-cultural encounters, documentaries, and western encounters with Tibet. He is also working on a cultural history of Everest in the 20th century and historical perspectives on climate change and the "Anthropocene." Read more...

Suzanne LePage

Suzanne LePage

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Kaven Hall, 209A
Phone: +1-508-831-5598
slepage@wpi.edu

Suzanne LePage

I teach classes in urban and environmental planning and advise undergraduate projects in those topics and others. My research interests focus on storm water management–a field that is a satisfying combination of engineering and planning disciplines. Read more...

Aarti Madan

Aarti S. Madan

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Salisbury Laboratories, 03
Phone: +1-508-831-6587
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
amadan@wpi.edu
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Aarti S. Madan

Though Professor Madan’s primary area of research includes Latin American literary and cultural studies, particularly the intersection of literature and geography in 19th-century narrative, at WPI she teaches all things Spanish. Read more...

Wesley  Mott

Wesley T. Mott

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Salisbury Laboratories, 236
Phone: +1-508-831-5441
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
wmott@wpi.edu

Wesley T. Mott

Professor Mott particularly enjoys WPI’s opportunities to blend teaching, scholarship, and professional and public service on the writers who matter most to him. He sometimes teaches Emerson and Thoreau in his wide range of literature courses. Read more...

Svetlana Nikitina

Svetlana Nikitina

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Salisbury Laboratories, 35
Phone: +1-508-831-5939
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
svetlana@wpi.edu

Svetlana Nikitina

Professor Nikitina teaches a variety of English, American, and comparative literature courses and is involved in the First-Year Experience Program, teaching Grand Challenges Seminar: Sustainable Development for the 21st Century. Read more...

Tom Robertson

Tom Robertson

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Salisbury Laboratories, 234
Phone: +1-508-831-5871
tbr@wpi.edu

Tom Robertson

Professor Robertson specializes in American environmental history, the history of American foreign relations, and 20th-century America. He is particularly interested in American relations with the developing world. Read more...

Derren Rosbach

Derren Rosbach

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Salisbury Laboratories, 327
Phone: +1-508-831-5826
Fax: +1-508-831-5774
drosbach@wpi.edu

Derren Rosbach

The overarching goal of my teaching and research is to contribute to an interdisciplinary understanding of environmental governance and policy. More specifically, I focus on the building of individual, organizational and institutional capacities to participate in collaborative efforts to address complex social and environmental sustainability problems through the application of science and technology. Read more...

John Sanbonmatsu

John Sanbonmatsu

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Salisbury Laboratories, 23
Phone: +1-508-831-5226
js@wpi.edu
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John Sanbonmatsu

John Sanbonmatsu is interested in critical social theory and political philosophy. He would love to talk about philosophy and the meaning of life with anyone who wants to give him a call or sit down with him over coffee. Read more...

David Spanagel

David I. Spanagel

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Salisbury Laboratories, 239
Phone: +1-508-831-6403
spanagel@wpi.edu

David I. Spanagel

In both his teaching and research, Professor Spanagel enjoys exercising the unique capability history gives us: to ask questions about how the world ever changes. He also likes interacting with students and colleagues in various forms of project work. Read more...

Patricia Stapleton

Patricia A. Stapleton

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Salisbury Laboratories, 223B
Phone: +1-508-831-4832
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
pastapleton@wpi.edu
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Patricia A. Stapleton

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John Sullivan

John M. Sullivan

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Higgins Laboratories, 111
Phone: +1-508-831-5199
Fax: +1-508-831-5680
sullivan@wpi.edu
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John M. Sullivan

Students completing their projects under Professor Sullivan’s guidance have received more than two dozen awards and honors in the forms of undergraduate publications, provost awards, national competition awards, and ME design of year awards. Read more...

 
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