George Busenberg, Ph.D.

(Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Policy


“My research examines the processes and consequences of policy change, with a focus on major environmental issues such as marine oil pollution, nature conservation, and wildland fires.  Every academic year there is an opportunity for one student research assistant to work with me on my research projects, with the work focusing on literature searches, editing, and the building of databases in the area of environmental management and policy.”

Courses Taught:

  • Environmental Policy (EMP 350)
  • Environmental Law (EMP 380)
  • Environmental Management (EMP 400)
  • International and Comparative Environmental Policy (EMP 410)
  • Nature and Humanity (BIO 110)
  • Modes of Inquiry (INQUIRY 100)
  • Disasters and Emergency Management (LRNCLSTR)