People

The Office of Environmental Sustainability works with students, faculty, and staff from across campus to achieve our goals. We employ many talented students every year, who perform roles essential for the success of our efforts. A small number of staff in our office work to coordinate these efforts and facilitate our continued progress towards achieving our sustainability goals.

 

Dr. Brian W. EisenhauerIMG_1529

Director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability
Plymouth State University
17 High Street, MSC #39
Plymouth, NH 03264
Phone: 603.535.2497
Email:bweisenhauer@plymouth.edu

Professional Interests

Brian has served as Director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability for five years and greatly enjoys the opportunity to work with students, faculty, and staff to improve Plymouth State University’s relationship with the environment. Brian’s primary areas of academic specialty are sustainability science and natural resource / environmental sociology, fields that study community in its largest sense by examining the interrelationships between society, culture and the environment. He has a strong background in social research methods, and an active and varied research agenda focusing on the interaction of environment and society including sustainability science, rural community change and development, community attachment and grassroots activism, wilderness values and perceptions, the evaluation of environmental education and conservation programs, outdoor recreation issues and management, and public opinion about environmental and natural resource issues. Brian and the others involved in sustainability efforts at PSU look forward to continuing our efforts to make the campus and the community more sustainable.

 

Steven Whitman, AICP

Sustainability Programs Coordinator
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Plymouth State University
17 High Street, MSC #39
Plymouth, NH 03264
Phone:603.381.1798
Email:swwhitman@plymouth.edu

Professional Interests

Steve has been working with the Office of Environmental Sustainability for six years on the EcoHouse project and on various other initiatives. Steve’s primary areas of academic specialty are ecological design and community planning. Much of his work is embodied in Permaculture, and he teaches courses on campus and abroad regularly. Steve’s work focuses on creating solutions that make our properties and communities more resilient in a changing world. From his own homestead to farm designs and urban revitalization efforts he strives to restore ecological function while supporting the needs of human populations. Steve and the others involved in sustainability efforts at PSU look forward to continuing our efforts to make the campus and the community an example of resilience.