Michael Dorsch is the Fall 2014 course instructor for International Pollution Issues (Geography 335) in the Department of Geography, Hunter College, City University of New York. Serving as the editorial director for the International Pollution Issues electronic research journal website, Michael worked with student authors to edit and publish their semester-long research projects. In addition to International Pollution Issues, Michael has taught courses on Environmental Conservation: Resource Management and Introduction to Environmental Geosciences at Hunter College.
Michael is a doctoral student in the Earth and Environmental Science Program and a fellow with The Futures Initiative at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Michael is also a program assistant with the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay where he serves as a managing editor on the Institute’s Resilience Practice Assessment Report. He is also a research assistant with the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities.
Michael received a masters degree in International Relations and Comparative Politics and Policy from West Virginia University. He also received dual bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and English from West Virginia University. His research interests include environmental justice, pollution associated with industrialization and fossil-fuel based energy production, public health, geographic information systems and science, analytical cartography, resource management, and urbanization.
Find more of Michael’s work and his full CV at EarthOutlook.