Humans and the Environment

In Denison’s Environmental Studies (ENVS) Program, you’ll find experiences that take you to the classroom, to the boardroom, and to the field. You’ll learn cutting-edge technologies, gather and evaluate information, and gain a profound understanding of the complexities of our environmental systems.

Accomplished faculty, interdisciplinary courses, top-notch facilities, small class sizes, and unique research and internship opportunities all are geared to help prepare you to become a leader in conservation.

Among issues of concern and investigation are:

  • Resource utilization
  • The impact of technology on ecosystems
  • Relationships between the environment and sociocultural systems
  • Geographic information systems analysis
  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Conservation of biological diversity
  • Nature writing, alternative dispute resolution
  • Environmental psychology
  • Environmental ethics
  • And many others