Faculty ProfilesDr. Eric Holmlund
Paolozzi Building 204
Specialization: Director--Watershed Stewardship Program; Director--Honors Program; Director--Environmental Studies Program
Specializations: Environmental Studies, Environmental Literature, Environmental History, Ecotourism
Year joined Paul Smith's: 1995
Division: Science, Liberal Arts, and Business
Liberal Arts Environmental Studies
Bio: Eric hails from the southern Adirondacks, and spent the '90's as a wilderness expedition leader for a variety of colleges across the country, conducting outdoor leadership courses in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Arizona, Utah, Alaska and the Adirondacks of New York State. He was a senior instructor for the Wilderness Education Association and an instructor for the New York City Outward Bound Center. He also conducted corporate leadership training workshops for various corporations, banks and business schools.
Eric joined the faculty at Paul Smith's College in 1995 and is currently an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Watershed Stewardship Program. Eric is also the Director of the Honors Program at Paul Smith's College. Eric teaches several courses in environmental studies and environmental communication and coordinates the Environmental Studies B.A. program at the College. He is a co-author, with Jack Drury, of The Camper's Guide to Outdoor Pursuits (1997).
Interests & Activities: Narrative and Environmental Conflict. Environmental Virtue. Invasive species education programs.
|2010||PhD ||Antioch University New England||Environmental Studies|
|1998||M.S.T.||SUNY-Potsdam||Secondary English Education|
|1993||MS.Ed||Southern Illinois- Carbondale||Outdoor Recreation|