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Jean Lavigne

Jean Lavigne started teaching at CSB/SJU in the fall of 2006. She has traveled extensively (especially in Asia), and as a geographer she is interested in the entire world. She spent fall semester of 2008 leading the CSB/SJU semester abroad in France. Her academic interests include the policy dimensions of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and the politics of food, water resources, and environmental issues in Asia. She has two children who sometimes show up on campus, and a cat who stays at home. She is very happy to be here at CSB/SJU, where she finds her colleagues truly collegial and her students truly studious.

  • ENVR 150: Intro to Environmental Studies
  • ENVR 279A: Environmental Methods & Analysis
  • ENVR 310: Environmental Geography
  • ENVR 311: Intro to Geographic Information Systems
  • ENVR 320: Research Colloquium
  • ENVR 395: Senior Research Seminar
  • Education

    Ph.D., Geography, University of Kentucky
    M.S., Geography, Pennsylvania State University
    B.A., Geography, Macalester College