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Southern Oregon University


faculty

Steve Schein
Senior Instructor of Business.
BS, 1982, University of Colorado; MA, 2004, Fielding Graduate Institute

Research Interests:

  • Sustainability within the context of organizational leadership
  • Relationships between organizational strategy, leadership, organizational culture, and sustainability
  • Building community in organizations

Courses with sustainable content:

  • Sustainable Leadership
  • Case Studies in Corporate Sustainability

faculty

Eric Dittmer
Associate Professor of Geology
BA, 1968, Fresno State College; MS, 1972, San Jose State College. Emeritus since 2007.

Research Interests:

  • Water resources management
  • Earthquake occurrence and hazard reduction
  • Sustainability enhancement

Courses with sustainable content:

  • ES 210 Environmental Studies I
  • ES 310 Environmental Studies II
  • ES 495 ES Capstone - Honors

faculty

Pat Acklin
Associate Professor of Geography
BS, 1978, MS, 1991, Southern Oregon State College.

 

Research Interests:

  • Land Use Planning
  • Community Action

Courses with sustainable content:

  • GEOG 101, Introduction to Geography, Geographic methodology applied to local area
  • ES 111 & ES 112, Physical Environments I & II, (Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere)
  • GEOG/ES 437/537, Conservation in the U. S.
  • GEOG/ES 439/539, Land Use Planning
  • GEOG/ES 440, Planning Issues

faculty

Gregory Jones, PhD
Professor of Geography
BA, 1993, PhD, 1997, University of Virginia.

Research Interests:

  • Meteorology, climatology, hydrology, and agriculture
  • Phenology of plant systems
  • Biosphere and atmosphere interactions
  • Climate change
  • Quantitative methods in spatial and temporal analysis

Courses with sustainable content:

  • Geog 482/582 – Climatology

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John J. Gutrich, PhD
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
BS, 1994, PhD, 2000, The Ohio State University

Research Interests:

  • Ecological Economics & Sustainable Development
  • Economics of Climate Change, Carbon Sequestration and Climate Policy
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Environmental Modeling
  • Wetland Mitigation and Restoration
  • Watershed Management

Courses with sustainable content:

  • ES 103 Introduction to Environmental Studies: Social Science Perspectives
  • ES 350 Environmental Policy
  • ES 421 Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development
  • ES 442 Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services
  • ES 475 Environmental Modeling