Ethics and Public Policy

Lincoln Memorial

Program Faculty

Margarete Arndt, D.B.A.
Professor Emerita, Graduate School of Management

Robert Boatright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
American political behavior, political parties, campaigns and elections, interest groups, political participation, and political theory
Tel: 1-508-793-7632

Halina Brown, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
Socio-technical system innovation in sustainability transition, use of information disclosure as a regulatory instrument for sustainability, corporate accountability and governance, social learning and institutional theory, comparative international environmental policy, environmental public health policy, environmental toxicology, management of risks from toxic substances
Tel: 1-508-793-7172

John L. Crawley, M.S., J.D.
Business Law

Judith DeCew, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Philosophy
Director, Ethics and Public Policy concentration; Theoretical and applied ethics, philosophy of law, social and political philosophy
Tel: 1-508-793-7326

Patrick Derr, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy; Environmental ethics, philosophy of science, biomedical ethics, ethical issues in hazards management
Tel: 1-508-793-7128

Susan Hanson, Ph.D.
Urban/social/economic geography, feminist geography

Douglas Johnson, Ph.D.
Cultural geography, land degradation, animal agriculture and nomadic pastoralism
Tel: 508-793-7336

Bruce London, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology
Enviroment and society, community, sociology of the Third World, social demography
Tel: 1-508-793-7242

Deborah Merrill, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology; Faculty Chair
Research methods, family, aging, medical sociology, social demography
Tel: 1-508-793-7284

Mark Miller, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Political Science; Adjunct Professor, Department of History
Director of Law and Society Concentration; American government, politics of law and the judiciary, Congressional politics, lawyers and politics
Tel: 1-508-793-7233

Edward J. Ottensmeyer, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus
Specialization: Ethics

Gary Overvold, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy; Research Scholar; Editor, Idealistic Studies
Contemporary continental philosophy, interdisciplinary studies, epistemology, philosophy of the human sciences, cultural history, philosophy of culture, modernism
Tel: 1-508-793-7416

Colin Polsky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Geography; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research and Active Pedagogy
Climate impacts, human-environment vulnerability to global environmental change, spatial statistics, mixed methods
Tel: 508-421-3828

Paul W. Posner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Dr. Posner's current research focuses on democratization and political participation in developing regions, particularly Latin America. He is also interested in the impact of economic globalization and related state reforms on social organization and collective action in both developing and developed countries, and in comparative environmental policy and democratization in developing countries. Dr. Posner is also affiliated with the Latin American and Latino Studies Concentration.
Tel: 1-508-793-7253

Robert Ross, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Sociology and The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise
Labor and labor rights in global context; urban structures; social policy
Tel: 1-508-793-7376

Nathaniel C. Seale, M.Ed.
Human Services Program, School Psychology Program
Tel: 1-508-421-3788

Kristen Williams, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Political Science
International relations theory, arms control and international security, nationalism and ethnic politics, U.S. foreign policy, women, gender and conflict.
Tel: 1-508-793-7446

Walter Wright, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy
19th-century philosophy, ethics, philosophy of religion, metaphysics, German idealism
Tel: 1-508-793-7415