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Welcome from the Department Chair and Leadership

Our Department provides undergraduate and graduate students with an opportunity to understand the sustainability of natural and human systems. 

Undergraduate Students in Sustainability Studies and Earth & Environmental Science learn analytical skills, apply their experience in the field and meet professionals from a broad cross-section of one of the fastest-growing career sectors worldwide. Both degrees provide foundations in their respective disciplines and provide applications to sustainability.

Our Graduate Students  benefit from an interdisciplinary learning environment featuring state-of-the-art computing and spatial analysis facilities which offers students the chance to develop innovative research projects and learn valuable skills to help solve some of the major challenges facing our world today. 

We welcome students to learn about the sustainability of coupled human and natural systems. We seek to foster diversity and provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students. Our faculty and staff encourage questions and we are all committed to your success.

Dr. Brent McCusker, Department Chair

Department Leadership

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Brent McCusker

Professor of Geography; Department Chair

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Joe Lebold

Teaching Associate Professor of Geology; Associate Chair

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Maria Perez

Associate Professor of Geography; Director of Undergraduate Studies

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