Affiliated Faculty

Environmental Studies Affiliated 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
Fax: (509) 313-5804

Office Location
HU 213

Office Hours
Fall 2017
Tuesday:  11:00 - 11:45 am
Wednesday:  9:30 - 11:30 am
Thursday:  11:00 - 11:45 am

Research Interest
Ecology
Plant-pathogen interactions
Restoration ecology

Departments

  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies - Core Faculty
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    David L. Boose

    Professor, Biology

    Gonzaga University
    502 E. Boone Ave
    AD Box 005
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: (509) 313-6634

    Office Location
    HU 119

    Office Hours
    Fall 2017
    Mondays: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    Tuesdays:  9:00 - 11:00 am
    Wednesdays: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Education:
    Ph.D. in Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA. December 1995.
    M.S. in Soil Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. June 1986
    B.A. in Chemistry and European History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. December 1983

    Research Interests:
    Plant population ecology and genetics, conservation biology

     
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    Gary Chang

    Associate Professor of Biology

    Gonzaga University
    502 E. Boone Ave
    AD Box 005
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: (509) 313-6637
    Fax: (509) 313-5804

    Office Location
    Hughes Hall 038B

    Office Hours
    Fall 2017
    Wednesday:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Thursday:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Research interests
    Insect ecology and biological control

    Education
    Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington
    B.S., Biology, Duke University

     
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    Erica Johnson

    Associate Professor of Economics

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

    Phone: 509-313-7026
    Fax: 509-313-5811

    Office Location
    Jepson 249

    Education:
    B.A., Economics and Spanish, University of Montana, 1999: M.S., Economics, University of Oregon, 2005: Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 2009

    Brief Bio:
    Erica specializes in environmental and health economics. She teaches Health Economics, Microeconomics, Econometrics and MBA courses in economics. Her current research interests include estimating the benefits of reducing risks to human health; these estimates can be used in cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health policies.

    Selected Publications:

    “What is the Actual Prevalence of Medical Bankruptcies?” with Donald D. Hackney and Daniel L. Friesner. Forthcoming in International Journal of Social Economics.

    Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica H. Johnson (2015) " Jesuit Values, Environmental Sustainability and Businesses Core Curriculum” Journal of Jesuit Business Education, 6(1) pp 101-116.

    Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica H. Johnson (2013) "The Demand for Spatially Complementary National Parks" Land Economics, 89 (2): 330-345.

    Cameron, T. A., J. R. DeShazo and E. H. Johnson. (2011) "Scenario adjustment in stated preference research" Journal of Choice Modelling, 4(1): 9-43.

    Cameron, Trudy Ann, J.R. DeShazo and Erica Johnson.  (2010) “The Effect of Children on Adult Demands for Health-Risk Reductions,”  Journal of Health Economics, 29: 364-376.

     
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    Hugh Lefcort

    Professor of Biology

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

    Phone: (509) 313-6706
    Fax: (509) 313-5804

    Office Location
    HU 210

    Office Hours
    Fall 2017
    Monday:  12:00 - 2:00 pm
    Tuesday:  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Research Interests
    Predator/Prey Behavior, Ecotoxicology

    Education
    B.A. Anthropology - University of Washington
    Ph.D. Zoology - Oregon State University

     
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    Dr. Joanne Smieja

    Professor of Chemistry

    Gonzaga University
    502 E. Boone Avenue
    AD Box 016
    Spokane, WA 99258

    Phone: 509-313-6630
    Fax: 509-313-5804

    Office Location
    HU 236

    Office Hours
    Fall 2017
    Tuesday:  3:30 - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday:  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Thursday:  3:30 - 4:30 pm

    B. A., Chemistry, College of St. Thomas, 1982
    Ph. D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1986

     
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    Michael Treleaven

    Chair, Associate Professor, Political Science

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

    Phone: 509.313.6698

    Office Location
    CG 426