Website: eus.bard.edu

Updated August 15, 2018


Advising Faculty


1.     M. Elias Dueker EUS & Biology (director)

2.     Mike Aziz - EUS

3.     Michèle Dominy – Anthropology & EUS (LOA '18-‘19)

4.     Gidon Eshel – EUS

5.     Peter Klein – Sociology & EUS

6.     Monique Segarra - EUS & CEP

7.     Robyn L. Smyth – EUS

8.     Christopher R. Lindner – Anthropology

9.     Sophia Stamatopolou-Robbins – Anthropology

10.   Yuka Suzuki – Anthropology

11.   Olga Touloumi – Art History (sabbatical fall '18; LOA spring '19)

12.   Cathy Collins - Biology

13.   Felicia Keesing – Biology

14.   Bruce Robertson – Biology

15.   Kris Feder - Economics

16.   Myra Young Armstead – History

17.   Rob J. Culp – History

18.   Cecile E. Kuznitz – History

19.   Peter L’Official – Literature (sabbatical fall '18;

  LOA spring '19)

20.   Ellen Driscoll – Studio Arts

21.   Susan Fox Rogers – Written Arts




EUS requirements strike a balance between the interdisciplinary breadth necessary to address complex environmental problems and the depth and rigor of an individualized Focus Area. 


Focus Areas for students moderating spring 2017 & later:


·         Environmental Science

·         Global Perspectives on Environment, Society and Culture

·         Urban and Regional Studies

·         Environmental Humanties and the Arts

·         Agriculture and Food Systems

·         Economics, Policy and Development



Focus Areas for students moderating before spring 2017:


·         Agriculture and Food Systems

·         Urban/Regional Studies

·         Ecology and Conservation

·         Environment, Society, and Culture

·         Sustainable Systems

·         Environmental Health and Science

·         Environmental Econ., Policy, & Development

·         Environmental Communications

·         Individually-Designed Focus Area

 Moderation Requirements:


1.     EUS 101

2.     EUS 102

3.     200-level EUS (or EUS cross-listed) course in one of three areas of study:

·         Social and/or Historical Analysis (Anthropology, Historical Studies, Political Studies, Sociology)

·         Economics (prerequisite: Econ 100 or the equivalent AP or transfer credits)

·         Laboratory Science (EUS Environmental Science course, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Psychology)


The moderation board normally consists of 3 EUS faculty members (core or affiliated, and including the advisor); however, one board member may be a non-EUS faculty member in the student’s Focus Area.


Graduation Requirements:


4.     200-level EUS (or EUS cross-listed) course in a different area of study (Social/Historical Analysis, Economics, or Lab Science)

5.     200-level EUS (or EUS cross-listed) course in the remaining area of study (Social/Historical Analysis, Economics, or Lab Science)

6.     200-level course in the chosen Focus Area

7.     300-level course in the chosen Focus Area

8.     300-level course in the chosen Focus Area

9.     One Focus Area course should cover methodologies relevant to the Focus Area: empirical analysis, research methods, mathematics, or computer science, as deemed appropriate. (Typical choices include GIS, statistics, biostatistics, and ethnography.)

10.   EUS Colloquium (2 credits; speaker series - may be repeated, 4 credits max) (required only of students who moderate before Fall 2017)

11.   EUS 305 Practicum (4 credits; includes field work)

12.   EUS Internship or Service Project (0 credits)

13.   Senior Project I

14.   Senior Project II  


Note: All courses taken to fulfill EUS requirements (with the exception of EUS COL) must be taken for a letter grade (i.e. not Pass/Fail).  All EUS designated tutorials must be approved in advance by the EUS faculty steering committee.