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Environmental Studies Core Faculty

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Julie Beckstead

Professor of Biology

Gonzaga University
502 E. Boone Ave
AD Box 008
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: 509-313-6688

Office Location
HU 213

Office Hours
Spring 2014
MW: 9:30-11:30am

Research Interest
Plant-pathogen interactions
Restoration ecology


  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies - Core Faculty
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    Greg Gordon
    Assistant Professor

    502 E. Boone Ave
    AD 52
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: 313-5725

    Office Location
    311 E. Boone #6 (second floor)

    Office Hours

    Spring 2014
    MWF 1-2pm

    Originally from Colorado, I spent a lot of time camping as a kid. I moved to Montana in 1989 and have been active in the environmental movement since the 1980s, primarily with local and grassroots campaigns. For the past 20 years I have taught university field studies courses for the Sierra Institute and Wildlands Studies, focusing primarily on environmental issues and wildlife conservation. Along with numerous magazine articles, I have published two books, and am finishing up a third. When not writing or teaching you can find me skiing, kayaking, or mountain biking.

    BA English, University of Colorado
    MS Environmental Studies, University of Montana
    PhD History, University of Montana

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    Dr. Brian G. Henning

    Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies

    502 E. Boone Ave.
    AD Box 047
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: 509.313.5885

    Office Location
    Rebmann House 113

    Education: B.A.,summa cum laude, Seattle University (1998); M.A., Fordham University (2001); M.Phil., Fordham University (2002); Ph.D., Fordham University (2003)

    Professor Henning's scholarship and teaching focus on the interconnections among ethics, metaphysics, and aesthetics. His books include The Ethics of Creativity (2005), Beyond Metaphysics? Explorations in Alfred North Whitehead's Late Thought (2010), Genesis, Evolution, and the Search for a Reasoned Faith (2011), Beyond Mechanism (2013), Being in America (in press), and Experience and Reality (under contract). He is currently working on a book tentatively titled, "Ethics after Climate Change." (See his website for complete scholarship listing and curriculum vitae.)

    He teaches courses on ethics, philosophy of human nature, environmental ethics, ethics of global climate change, and Alfred North Whitehead.

    Dr. Henning joined the faculty at Gonzaga in 2008.

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    Kevin E. Henrickson

    Associate, Economics -Chair

    502 E. Boone Ave.
    AD Box 009
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: (509) 313-3408

    Office Location
    Jepson 215

    Office Hours
    Spring 2014 Office Hours:

    Monday 4:30-5:30
    Tuesday 1:00-3:00
    Wednesday 1:00-2:00
    By appointment


    Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 2006
    M.S., Economics, University of Oregon, 2003
    B.A., Economics, Pacific Lutheran University, 2001

    Has Published in (see personal webpage for more details):
    Applied Economics
    Economic Inquiry
    Journal of Law and Economics
    Land Economics
    Review of Industrial Organization
    Social Science Quarterly

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    Dr. Jon Isacoff

    Associate Professor, Political Science - Director, Environmental Studies Program

    502 East Boone
    AD Box 052
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: (509) 313-5951

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    Michael Treleaven

    Associate Professor, Political Science

    Political Science Department
    Gonzaga University
    AD Box 053
    Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

    Phone: 509.313.6698

    Office Location
    CG 426


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