Experts in Social Issues — Environment

Gerard (Gerry) Canavan, Associate Professor

Gerard (Gerry) CanavanEnglish Department

Expertise: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature, Science Fiction, Fantasy, American Studies, Climate Change Narratives, Apocalyptic Narratives, Ecological Humanities, Popular Culture, Comic Books and Superheroes, American Literature, Contemporary World Literature, Critical Theory, Utopia, Ecological Debt, Visions of Ecological Apocalypse, Ecology and Environmental Politics, Disability and Disability studies

Office Phone: (414) 288-6860
Home Phone: (414) 899-7799
Mobile Phone: (414) 899-7799


Owen Goldin, Professor

Owen GoldinPhilosophy Department

Expertise: Ancient Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Metaphysics

Office Phone: (414) 288-5949
Home Phone: (414) 263-9447


Lawrence Kahn, Instructor of Practice

Lawrence KahnManagement Department

Expertise: Mediation; Arbitration; Facilitation; Crisis Management; Business and Commercial, Labor/Management; Negotiations; Stake holder Relations; Social Responsibility; Environmental Responsibility

Office Phone: (414) 288-7146
Home Phone: (414) 226-2495
Mobile Phone: (414) 640-9750


Heather Kohls, Director of Global Business Learning

Heather KohlsEconomics Department

Expertise: Environmental Issues, Public Policy

Office Phone: (414) 288-3417


Gene Laczniak, Sanders Professor Emeritus

Gene LaczniakDepartment of Marketing

Expertise: Marketing ethics, marketing strategy, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, marketing & society, macromarketing.

Media type: Print, T.V. and radio


Jame Schaefer, Professor

Jame SchaeferTheology Department

Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Ecological Problems, Relation Between Science and Religion/Judeo-Christianity (Including Religious Faith and Medical Treatment), Evolution and Theology, Intelligent Design Movement, Evolution and Theology, Theology and Technology, Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics, Religion and Science

Office Phone: (414) 288-3742


Peter Staudenmaier, Associate Professor

Peter StaudenmaierHistory Department

Expertise: Modern German History, Nazi Germany, Environmental History, German Literature and Arts, German Language

Office Phone: (414) 288-3560


Tim Tharp, Associate Professor

Dr. Tim TharpPhysics Department

Expertise: Climate Change, Energy, Decarbonization

Media Type: Print, TV, Radio
Contact: (414) 288-6132

Daniel Zitomer, Chair and Professor

Daniel ZitomerCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Expertise: Biological Transformation of Nutrients (and Organics) in Natural and Engineered Systems, Toxic Pollutants in Wastewater, Using Bacteria for Hazardous Waste Cleanup, Environmental Engineering, Biological Transformation of Nutrients (Nitrogen and Phosphorus) in Natural and Engineered Systems, Contaminated Groundwater and Soil

Office Phone: (414) 288-5733
Home Phone: (414) 906-9227