Environmental Studies Program
Department Chair:
John Petersen

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

Md Rumi Shammin

Md Rumi Shammin

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Donald R. Longman Fellow
On sabbatical 2014-15

Contact Information


A J Lewis Center 206
(440) 775-5316

Rumi Shammin

Md Rumi Shammin

Rumi Shammin

Educational Background

  • PhD, Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MS, Natural Resources, Cornell University
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Bangladesh Institute of Technology


Energy & carbon Accounting
Household energy consumption & efficiency
Energy input-output analysis
Climate change policy
Energy & behavior
Ecological economics
Sustainability in higher education
Urban and regional sustainability
Environmental issues in developing countries

Current Courses

Environment & society (ENVS 101)
Environmental analysis in social science (ENVS 220)
Local vs. global: Environmental issues beyond borders (ENVS 222)
Energy & society (ENVS 322)
Sustainable Cities (ENVS 390)



My web site: http://sites.google.com/a/oberlin.edu/shammin/

Oberlin College: http://new.oberlin.edu/

Environmental Studies at Oberlin: http://new.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/departments/environment/

Blackboard: http://oncampus.oberlin.edu/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp