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Richard Shearman

Associate Professor
Department of Science, Technology, and Society
College of Liberal Arts

585-475-6604
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3236 Eastman

Richard Shearman

Associate Professor
Department of Science, Technology, and Society
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, Western State College of Colorado; MS, Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Bio

B.A. Biology, Western State College of Colorado
M.S. Biology, Eastern New Mexico University

Ph.D. Environmental Science, State University of New York at Syracuse

Research Interest: Interdisciplinary problem solving; environmental science pedagogy; practical problems associated with the conservation of biological diversity; science and advocacy; the philosophy of Aristotle as applied to environmental thinking.

Courses: Introduction to Environmental Studies; Environment and Society; Biodiversity and Society; Environmental Workshop

585-475-6604

Currently Teaching

STSO-220
3 Credits
This course introduces the interdisciplinary foundations of environmental science via an analysis of sustainability within a socio-cultural context. This is a required course for the environmental science degree program.
STSO-120
3 Credits
This course explores the human condition within an environmental context by emphasizing critical environmental problems facing humans on both a global and regional scale. The approach will be interdisciplinary. The issues, their causes, and their potential solutions will be analyzed with respect to ethical, social, historical, political, scientific, and technological factors.