Faculty

Richard Vaz

Richard F. Vaz

Contact Information:

Project Center, 2nd Floor
Phone: +1-508-831-5344
Fax: +1-508-831-5491
vaz@wpi.edu

Richard F. Vaz

While I enormously enjoyed teaching courses on signals, communication, controls, and design at the undergraduate and graduate levels, over time my interests in interdisciplinary teaching and learning and international education resulted in increasing involvement in WPI’s Student Project programs, both on campus and elsewhere. Read more...

Melissa Belz

Melissa Malouf Belz

Contact Information:

Project Center, 210A
Phone: +1-508-831-6167
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
mbelz@wpi.edu

Melissa Malouf Belz

I am a geographer with a focus on the cultural landscape, meaning, landscapes that are shaped by people. I am interested in development, how and why places change, and why certain traditions endure. I spent 10 years working in the field of architecture, blending interests in international development, sustainable construction, and preservation. Read more...

Fabio Carrera

Fabio Carrera

Contact Information:

Project Center, 214B
Phone: +1-508-831-6059
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
carrera@wpi.edu

Fabio Carrera

Professor Carrera is director of the Venice and Santa Fe Project Centers, as well as founder and director of City Lab, an interdisciplinary research laboratory dedicated to urban technology. His main research focus has been on emergent systems. Read more...

Corey Dehner

Corey Denenberg Dehner

Contact Information:

Project Center, 210B
Phone: +1-508-831-4959
cdehner@wpi.edu
Website

Corey Denenberg Dehner

Corey Denenberg Dehner is an assistant teaching professor in the Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division and Co-Director of the Worcester Community Project Center. A public interest lawyer in her previous life, Corey was drawn to academia by its capacity to help facilitate attitudinal changes both on campus and off. Read more...

Dominic Golding

Dominic Golding

Contact Information:

Project Center, 212
Phone: +1-508-831-6463
golding@wpi.edu

Dominic Golding

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Robert Hersh

Robert Hersh

Contact Information:

Project Center, 211b
Phone: +1-508-831-5522
hersh@wpi.edu

Robert Hersh

At WPI, Bob directs the Sustainable Food Systems Project Center, advises off campus projects in Africa, and teaches a research methods course that prepares students for project work when they go abroad. He enjoys the collegiality of his IGSD colleagues and admires their commitment to student learning. In his own teaching and project advising, he enjoys working with students and seeing them progress as they become more engaged in the social, cultural, and intellectual demands of their projects. Read more...

Scott Jiusto

Scott Jiusto

Contact Information:

Project Center, 205
Phone: +1-508-831-5393
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
sjiusto@wpi.edu

Scott Jiusto

My teaching, research, and community engagement is integrated through my participation in WPI’s Global Projects Program, where I help students prepare for and conduct projects in places such as London, Venice, Puerto Rico, Denmark, Washington and Worcester. Through the WPI Cape Town Project Centre, especially, I see my work as an exercise in “Shared Action Learning.” Read more...

Stephen McCauley

Stephen McCauley

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 334
Phone: +1-508-831-6164
mccauley@wpi.edu

Stephen McCauley

Stephen McCauley is an Adjunct Teaching Professor in the Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division. Read more...

Creighton Peet

Creighton R. Peet

Contact Information:

Project Center, 214A
Phone: +1-508-831-6730
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
cpeet@wpi.edu

Creighton R. Peet

Creighton Peet loves teaching at WPI, sharing his experiences traveling around the world, immersing himself in different cultures, researching sustainable management of usable water, and watching his students grow intellectually and personally. Read more...

Kent Rissmiller

Kent J. Rissmiller

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 315
Phone: +1-508-831-5019
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
kjr@wpi.edu

Kent J. Rissmiller

Professor Rissmiller teaches government, law, and public policy; directs the Pre-Law program; and oversees the Law and Technology minor. He enjoys seeing the success of his students who have become accomplished public policy and legal professionals. Read more...

Ingrid Shockey

Ingrid K. Shockey

Contact Information:

Project Center, 209
Phone: +1-508-831-6635
ishockey@wpi.edu

Ingrid K. Shockey

Environmental sociologist Ingrid Shockey’s work focuses on natural literacy and interplay of human-wilderness boundaries. Her research concerns have grown to include the extent to which people rely on substitutions for authentic experiences in the wild. Read more...

Seth Tuler

Seth P. Tuler

Contact Information:

Project Center, 211A
Phone: +1-508-831-6444
stuler@wpi.edu

Seth P. Tuler

Seth Tuler’s research focuses on ways to improve the management of environmental risks, primarily concerned with public participation, risk communication, long-term stewardship of contaminated sites, and defining human impacts to risk events. Read more...

Susan Vernon-Gerstenfeld

Susan Vernon-Gerstenfeld

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 331
Phone: +1-508-831-3571
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
svg@wpi.edu

Susan Vernon-Gerstenfeld

After having received my doctorate in social planning and after a career as a clinical social worker, I came to WPI in 1988 to develop the preparation activities (through ID2050) for the off-campus projects. The team approach to learning at WPI is what I love to foster and how I like to work. Read more...

 
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Anne T. Ogilvie, Director of Global Operations

Contact Information:
Project Center, 2nd floor
Phone: +1-508-831-4944
atogilvie@wpi.edu