Environmental Studies Program
Department Chair:
MD Rumi Shammin

Administrative Assistant:
Bev Burgess

Department Email:

Phone: 440 7758747
Fax: 440 7758946

A.J. Lewis Center for Environmental Studies
122 Elm Street
Oberlin, OH, 44074

John Petersen

John Petersen
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies John Petersen

Contact Information


A J Lewis Center 207
(440) 775-6692

John Petersen

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1988
  • Master of Science, Yale University, 1992
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Maryland Baltimore Co, 1998

Courses:  ENVS 101 Environment & Society; ENVS 316 Systems Ecology; ENVS 340 Systems Modeling; ENVS 354 Practicum in Ecological Communication and Oberlin Project

Research: Systems ecology, wetland restoration, energy monitoring