Five College Sustainability Studies Program

Five College Sustainability Studies Certificate Advisors

The Five College Sustainability Studies Certificate Program is available to students at Amherst College, Hampshire College and Mount Holyoke College. If you are interested in pursuing the certificate, please contact the certificiate advisor at your campus.

Amherst College

Edward Melillo, History and Environment

Hampshire College

Tim Zimmerman, Cognition and Education

Frederick Wirth, Physics

Mount Holyoke College

Tim Farnham, Miller Worley Center for the Environment


Sustainability Studies Affiliated Faculty & Staff


Amherst College

Ethan D. Clotfelter, Biology and Neuroscience

Rachel A. Levin, Biology & Environmental Studies

Rick A. Lopez, History, and Latina/o Studies

Anna M. Martini, Geology

Jill S. Miller, Biology

Joseph G. Moore, Philosophy

Michelle O. Stewart, Environmental Studies

Katherine Sims, Economics


Hampshire College

Dula Amarasiriwardena, Chemistry

Christina Cianfrani, Hydrology

Beth Hooker, Food Farm and Sustainability

Rayane Moreira, Organic Chemistry

Steve Roof, Earth and Environmental Science

Brian Schultz, Entomology and Ecology

Lawrence Winship, Botany

Robert Rakoff, Politics and Environmental Studies

Susan Darlington, Anthropology and Asian Studies

Michael Klare, Peace and World Security Studies

Peter Kallok, Theatre Design

Colin Twitchell, Lemelson Assistive Technology Development Center

Donna Cohn, Applied Design

Karen Koehler, Architectural History

Thom Long, Architectural and Design

Gabriel Arboleda, Environmental Design

Omar Dahi, Economics


Mount Holyoke College

Jill Bubier, Environmental Studies

Lauret Savoy, Environmental Studies

Catherine Corson, Environmental Studies

Martha Hoopes, Biological Sciences

Doug Amy, Political Science

Holly Hanson, History and Africana Studies

Jens Christensen, Economics

Girma Kebbede, Geography


Smith College

Andrew Guswa, Engineering, and the Smith College Center for the Environment, Ecological Design, and Sustainability (CEEDS),

Joanne Benkley, Environmental Science and Policy Program, and CEEDS

L. David Smith, Biological Sciences, and Environmental Science and Policy Program

Ann Leone, Landscape Studies, and French


University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Craig Nicolson, Environmental Conservation

Henry Geddes, Communications

Eve Vogel, Geosciences

John Gerber, Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainability Studies

Dan Gordon, BDIC, and History

Paul Fisette, Environmental Conservation

David Kastor, Physics

Lee Badgett, Public Policy and Administration

Mark Leckie, Geosciences

Dave Damery, Building and Construction Technology

Steve Schreiber, Architecture

Jack Ahern, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Robert Ryan, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning