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Director of the Professional Master's Programs in Earth and Environmental Science

Yvette Bordeaux is Director of the Professional Master’s Programs in Earth and Environmental Science. A graduate of the University of Rochester, she received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. A paleontologist, Dr. Bordeaux eschews dinosaurs and other large vertebrates for the fossils of much smaller creatures who can indicate how the environment has changed over time. More>

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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies Program

Richard W. Berman is a registered architect, having received his professional degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. He began his architectural career working for a number of firms in and around New York City. More>

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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies Program, Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning

Professor Keene received his B.A. from Yale University, a J.D. from Harvard University, and an M.C.P. from the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Keene's teaching and research interests focus on environmental planning and law, legal and policy issues relating to brownfield remediation, and management of urban growth.  More>

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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies

Stan Laskowski has been a senior executive, leader, teacher, scientist, advisor, and mentor during his career in environmental protection.   At Penn he develops and teaches environmental management and policy courses and advises students and professors in many Departments including environmental science, business, and law. More>

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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies Program

Trudy Heller is founder and President of Executive Education for the Environment. A 25-year experienced consultant and master business educator, she prepares businesses to compete in a resource constrained world. A Wharton School Ph.D. and former professor of business strategy, Dr. Heller creates speeches, workshops and training programs for companies, universities and government agencies. More>

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Advisor, Master of Environmental Studies Program

Elaine Brennan Wright retired from the US Environmental Protection Agency where she held various supervisory and senior management positions for over 25 years.  While at EPA, Elaine taught environmental management courses internationally and throughout the US. Elaine served as a management consultant conducting organization analyses for Poland's Environmental Ministry and the Regional Environmental Center of Central and Eastern Europe in Hungary. More>

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Lecturer and Advisor, Master of Environmental Studies Program

Sarah Willig teaches for the Master of Environmental Studies Program at Penn, and advises students as they develop their academic careers as well. Sarah has her A.B. in Geology from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Geology from the Universityof Pennsylvania. More>

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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies

Steve Baer is a Principal consultant for PE INTERNATIONAL, Inc. and brings over 40 years of experience in manufacturing, product development, marketing and sustainability consulting. Steve leads the Building and Construction sector in North America. He is currently the chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED Materials Technical Advisory Group as well as a member of the LEED Technical Committee and the Codes Committee. More>

Dan Garofalo
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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies

Environmental Sustainability Coordinator / Senior Facilities Planner, Office of the University Architect

Daniel Garofalo was named the University of Pennsylvania’s first Environmental Sustainability Coordinator in 2008, charged with leading Penn’s commitment to reducing the university’s carbon footprint and improving its environmental performance.   More>
 
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Lecturer & Advisor, Master of Environmental Studies

Jim retired from the UK based pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline in 2010 as the Vice President of Sustainability & Environment.  In this position, Jim was responsible for setting the direction for environmental sustainability at GSK and the provision of environmental governance and support to all operations.  Prior to joining GSK in 1983, Jim had worked in the chemical industry and the US Environmental Protection Agency on environmental issues in the areas of research, design, and construction. More>

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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies

Edward H. Chu is the Assistant Regional Administrator for Environmental Protection Agency’s Southeast Region (Region 4). He has over 25 years of experience in environmental and energy policy. Prior to his current position in Atlanta, Ed served as the Deputy Associate Director for Green Jobs, Community Protection, and Climate Solutions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality More>

Gary Survis
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Lecturer, Master of Environmental Studies Program

Gary Survis is a seasoned marketing and green business executive. Gary leads Syncsort's global Big Data integration marketing team. Before joining Syncsort, Gary was Founder and "Chief Buzz Officer" at Practical Digital Marketing. Prior to that, he was COO of Geoscape Solar, a firm specializing in residential, commercial and non-profit solar projects.


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