Environmental Studies

Our Faculty

Adelphi professor Beth Christensen along Long Island's Fire Island coastline.

Meet the individuals who are moving the field forward.

The faculty of the Environmental Studies department have an international reputation for scholarship, as evidenced by the research published, awards granted and fellowships earned by department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience and contact information.


Beth Christensen
Program Director
Science Building, Room 310
p – 516.877.4174
e – christensen@adelphi.edu
Theresa M. Schlosser 
Administrative Assistant
Science Building, Room 201
p – 516.877.4170

Associate Professors

Beth Christensen
Program Director

Visiting Assistant Professor

Ruth Coffey


Adjunct Faculty

Homar Barcena

J. B. Bennington

Ryan Ehrhart

Emily A. Fogarty

Gus Kalogrias

J. Scott McMullen

Louis Siegel

Contributing Faculty

Anagnostis Agelarakis
Chair of Anthropology, Professor

Regina Axelrod
Chair of Political Science, Professor

Jonna Coombs
Graduate Coordinator
Biology, Associate Professor

Michael D’Emic
Biology, Assistant Professor

John Dooher
Physics, Professor

Matthias Foellmer
Biology, Associate Professor

Aaren Freeman
Biology, Assistant Professor

Martin H. Garrell
Physics, Professor

Joseph M. Landesberg
Chemistry, Professor

Mariano Torras
Business, Professor

Andrea Ward
Biology, Associate Professor

Justyna Widera
Chemistry, Associate Professor

Brian Wygal
Anthropology, Assistant Professor

Contributing Adjunct Faculty

Robert Lippman
Chemistry Adjunct Faculty  


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