Environmental Studies at UVM


These faculty serve as Environmental Studies advisors and/or advise Environmental studies capstones and/or teach a course cross-listed with ENVS.

Robert Bartlett

Professor and Gund Chair of the Liberal Arts

Areas of Interest: Environmental Policy and Politics, Green Politics and Political Theory

Mark Budolfson

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest: Ethics, public policy, climate change

Meghan Cope

Areas of Interest: Urban social geography, children's geographies, gender, race/ethnicity, North American cities, social theory, qualitative research, critical GIS.

Cameron (Cami) Davis

Senior Lecturer

Areas of Interest: Art & Ecology, Art & the Environmental Humanities, Environmental Art, EcoArt

Tyler Doggett

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest: Ethics and Philosophy of Mind, early modern philosophy and metaphysics

Vic Izzo

Research Associate and Instructor

Areas of Interest: Colorado Potato Beetle, Evolutionary Biology, Agroecological Approaches to Sustainable Food Production

Annika Ljung-Baruth

Lecturer, Environmental Studies, English, and Women and Gender Studies

David Massell


Areas of Interest: Canadian history, Canadian-American relations, environmental history, resource development of the Canadian North, and North American Indians.

Mary Mendoza

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest: U.S. Western and Environmental History, Borderlands

Cheryl Morse

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest: Social geography, rural studies, place production, nature-culture theory, identity, landscape, youth, Vermont

Bob Pepperman Taylor

Professor, ENVS Advisor

Areas of Interest: Political Theory, American Political Thought, Democratic Theory, and Environmental Ethics

Mark Usher


Areas of Interest: Greek and Latin literature, orality studies, the classical tradition

Christine Vatovec

Research Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest: Environmental health, socio-ecological consequences of medical care, health benefits of nature contact, qualitative methods

Richard Watts

Center for Reseach on Vermont Director, Assistant Research Professor, Advisor

Areas of Interest: Strategic communications and media discourse, public policy, energy use and transportation behavior, citizen participation

Beverley Wemple

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest: Water Resources, Geomorphology, GIS, Spatial Modeling, Human-Environment Interactions, Mountain Environments