Environmental survey in a stream

Welcome to Environmental Studies at Gonzaga University

ENVS faculty introduce themselves in short, informal videos. We hope you'll find out which faculty have interests that intersect with your own. Gain comfort, placing a face with a name early on with your classes.

A Message From the Department Chair

Greetings! I am Dr. Brian Henning, Professor of Philosophy & Environmental Studies, and Chair of Environmental Studies. ENVS faculty created introduction short informal videos that will help you find out which faculty have interests that intersect with your own. Additionally, we hope you'll gain comfort, placing a face with a name early on with your classes. I invite you to watch any or all faculty videos below. We are excited to have you in the program and look forward to interacting soon. Go ZAGS!

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Welcome to Environmental Studies!

Stephen Hayes, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology

Professor Hayes' areas of interest include Wildlife Biology, GIS, and Biostatistics. He Studies the effect of polution on waterfowl and their habitat.

Stephen Silliman, Ph.D., Professor of Engineering and Environmental Studies

Professor Silliman is a groundwater hydrologist. If you're interested in water resources or sustainability of water resources, both domestic or internationally, connect with Steve.

Ulil Amri, Ph.D. Teaching Fellow of Environmental Studies

Originally from Indonesia, Professor Amri Investigates religious organizations and how they tackle contemporary environmental issues.

Erica Johnson, Ph.D. Professor of Economics

Are you interested in a paring a Sustainable Business minor with your Environmental Studies degree? Connect with Professor Johnson, whose fields of specialization are environmental economics and health economics.

Betsy A. Bancroft, Ph.D Associate Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies

Are you interested in Biology? If you're considering a career as an environmental scientist, wildlife management, or restoration work, please contact me and we can chat.