Coord for Community Based Environmental Studies
Diane Munroe works in the environmental studies program, where she has served as the coordinator for community-based teaching, learning, and research since 2001. Coming to Middlebury from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (MS Hyrdrogeology '98, MS Water Resources Management '99) and work with the UW-Extension as a watershed educator, this position has allowed her to continue the rewarding work of fostering collaborations between colleges & universities and community organizations. Diane is an avid runner-also serving as the faculty affiliate for the women's cross-country team-and enjoys hiking, backpacking, and cooking.
Courses offered in the past four years.
▲ indicates offered in the current term
▹ indicates offered in the upcoming term[s]
ENVS 0401 - Environmental Studies Sr Sem ▲ ▹
Environmental Studies Senior Seminar
A single environmental topic will be explored through reading, discussion, and individual research. Topics will vary from semester to semester, but will focus on issues with relevance to the local region and with interdisciplinary dimensions, such as temperate forests, lake ecosystems, or public lands policy. The class involves extensive reading, student-led discussions, and a collaborative research project. (Senior standing; ENVS 0112, ENVS 0211, ENVS 0215, and GEOG 0120) 3 hrs. sem./3 hrs. lab
Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014