People

Faculty and Staff

Timothy Farnham, Co-Chair (leave Spring '14)
Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Phone: 
413-538-3286
Office: 
210 Dwight Hall
Office hours: 
Wednesday 1:30-2:30 and Thursday 10:30-Noon
Email: tfarnham@mtholyoke.edu
Lauret Savoy, Co-Chair
Professor of Environmental Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2125
Office: 
326 Clapp Laboratory
Office hours: 
Monday 1:30-2:30 and Tuesday 10:30-Noon
Email: lsavoy@mtholyoke.edu
Anna May Dion
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2898
Office: 
302 Clapp Laboratory
Office hours: 
Monday-Thursday 10-3
Email: amdion@mtholyoke.edu
Doug Amy (leave/fall)
Professor of Politics
Phone: 
413-538-2667
Office: 
110 Skinner Hall
Research: Voting systems; proportional representation; American politics.
Alexi Arango (leave/year)
Assistant Professor of Physics
Phone: 
413-538-2816
Office: 
215 Kendade Hall
Kate Ballantine
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2607
Office: 
325 Clapp Laboratory
Office hours: 
Wednesday 10:00-Noon
Email: kballant@mtholyoke.edu
Leszek Bledzki
Senior Research Associate
Phone: 
413-538-3075
Office: 
10E Clapp Laboratory
Email: lbledzki@mtholyoke.edu
Jill Bubier
Marjorie Fisher Professor of Environmental Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2898
Jens Christiansen
Professor of Economics
Phone: 
413-538-2432
Office: 
112 Skinner Hall
Research: Comparative macroeconomic performance of advanced capitalist economies; women and the economy; economics and the environment.
Catherine Corson (leave/spring)
Miller Worley Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Phone: 
413-538-3458
Office: 
328 Clapp Laboratory
Email: ccorson@mtholyoke.edu
Steven Dunn (leave/fall)
Professor of Geology
Phone: 
413-538-2531
Office: 
309 Clapp Laboratory
Research: Metamorphic petrology; stable isotope geochemistry; calcite-graphite isotope thermometry; favorite field area = Grenville Province, Ontario.
Martha Hoopes
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Phone: 
413-538-2210
Office: 
214 Clapp Laboratory
Research: Conservation biology; invasion dynamics; the role of landscapes and spatial configurations in species interactions, particularly between plants and herbivores.
Girma Kebbede
Professor of Geography
Phone: 
413-538-2004
Office: 
408A Clapp Laboratory
Research: Ecological problems and their relationship to social, economic, and political development issues in the Horn of Africa.
Thomas Millette (leave/spring)
Professor of Geography
Phone: 
413-538-2813
Office: 
411 Clapp Laboratory
Research: Remote sensing; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Environmental Planning.
Stan Rachootin (leave/fall)
Professor of Biological Sciences
Phone: 
413-538-2093
Office: 
3D Clapp Laboratory
Research: Relation of evolution and development; comparative anatomy of invertebrates and vertebrates; projects in reconstructing nineteenth- and twentieth-century biology.
Robert Schwartz (leave/spring)
E. Nevius Rodman Professor of History
Phone: 
413-538-2465
Office: 
206 Skinner Hall
Research: Environmental history of Europe from the seventeenth century to present; eighteenth- and nineteenth-century France; Victorian England and industrializing Britain.
Alan Werner (leave/spring)
Professor of Geology and Geography
Phone: 
413-538-2134
Office: 
312A Clapp Laboratory
Research: Environmental geology; climate change; surface processes; Quaternary geology.