ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Environmental Studies Committee Members

Students should contact one of the faculty members listed below for information on any aspect of environmental studies at UNCG

 
Name (Profile)
Department
E-mail
Dr. Markham
Environmental Studies/Sociology
Dr. Allen
School of Music
Dr. Banks
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Byrd
Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality Management
Dr. Buck
Political Science
Interior Architecture
Dr. Holland
Economics
Dr. Kilcup
English
Dr. Kirchoff
Biology
Dr. Lennartson
Geography
Religious Studies
Dr. O'Brien
History
Dr. Schulz
Public Health Education
Dr. Stine
Anthropology

Dr. Bill Markham is Professor of Sociology at UNCG and Director of the University’s interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program. He regularly teaches Introduction to Environmental Studies, supervises Environmental Studies internships, and teaches the Senior Seminar. He recently published Protecting Nature (co-edited with Kris van Koppen), a study of nature protection organizations in eight European countries and the US, and Environmental Organizations in Modern Germany, a study of German environmental organizations since the beginning of the Twentieth Century. His current research focuses on environmental groups in Cameroon and on the response of European and US nature protection organizations to climate change. He is the recipient of three Fulbright awards for research in Germany and Cameroon and has been a Visiting Scholar at Wellesley College, the Hogg Foundation at the University of Texas at Austin, Humboldt University in Berlin, the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany, the Archive and Museum for Nature Protection in Germany, Wageningen University in the Netherlands, and the University of Buea in Cameroon. In 2010-2011 he was Chancellor’s Resident Fellow in UNCG’s Lloyd International Honors College.