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Environmental Studies Advisor, Assistant Professor
Geography and Environmental Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise 
Environmental Planning and Management, Environmental Policy, Watershed Science and Management, Stream Restoration and Naturalization, Political Ecology
Courses Taught 
GES 150: Introduction to Environmental Studies
GES 218: Conservation of Natural Resources
GES 338: Sustainable Development
GES 357: Geography of Natural Hazards
GES 456: Seminar in U.S. Environmental Policy
GES 380: Field Methods
GES 359: Environmental Planning
GES 455: Seminar in Environmental Planning
GES 301: Great Lakes Environmental Management
GES 205: Physical Geography
GES 319: Environmental and Natural Resources Policy
GES 416: GIS for Natural Systems Management
Research Interests 
Surface Water Management, Biophysical Outcomes of Stream and Watershed Management and Planning, Place-Based Watershed Management, Democratization of Environmental Management and Governance, Creation of Environmental Assessment Methods, Environmental Politics, Critical Mapping
Education 

Ph.D., Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.A., Geography, Kent State University

B.A., Geography (Geology minor), SUNY New Paltz

A.S., Natural Sciences, SUNY Cobleskill

Selected Publications 

Peimer, Alex W., Adrianna E. Krzywicka, Dora B. Cohen, Kyle Van den Bosch, Valerie L. Buxton, Natalie A. Stevenson, and Jeffrey W. Matthews. 2016. "National-Level Wetland Policy Specificity and Goals Vary According to Political and Economic Indicators." Environmental Management: 1-13. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-016-0766-3    

 

 

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