Environmental Studies at UVM

Laurie Kutner

Library Associate Professor

Environmental Program, Information and Instruction Services Department Bailey/Howe Library

Bailey-Howe Library Room 122

  • (802) 656-2213

Areas of Interest: 

Environmental information literacy, environmental research methods, global information environment, Costa Rica


Laurie Kutner is a Library Associate Professor at the University of Vermont who is integrated into the Environmental Program, working closely with Environmental Studies students and faculty to support their research, curricular, and information needs.  She is also the library liaison to the Rubenstein School of the Environment and Natural Resources, Anthropology Department, Geography Department, and Global and Regional Studies Program.

As a specialist in environmental information, Professor Kutner focuses on the inherently interdisciplinary nature of environmental research.  She is interested in disparities in information access on a global scale, and works in Monteverde, Costa Rica, building digital collections and providing access to research-based materials generated there.


  • M.L.I.S. Syracuse University, 1998
  • M.A. Anthropology, Syracuse University, 1985
  • B.A. Anthropology, SUNY Oneonta, 1980

Professional Affiliations: 

  • Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security

Info for Prospective Graduate Students: 

Professor Kutner works with graduate students in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, to support their research and information needs, as they progress through their graduate programs and in-depth thesis/dissertation research.