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I have been engaged with international development work for the past 18 years as a practitioner and researcher. My field work experiences include women's rights, sustainable livelihoods, health education, and agroforestry development programs in Niger as well as community health and medical anthropology research in Uganda.
Bradley Baltensperger, a geography teacher by training, has been co-director of the Science Education PCMI program since its inception in 2008. He works with science graduates who are interested in teaching science through a Peace Corps experience and earning teaching certification in the process.
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Barkdoll has degrees from the Universities, of Akron, Cincinnati and Iowa. He has spent 4 years as an engineer for the U.S. Peace Corps in Nepal. Barkdoll's teaching interests include fluid mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology, sediment transport, contaminant transport, and water collection and distribution.
Casey J. Huckins
Casey Huckins is an associate professor in Michigan Tech’s Department of Biological Sciences and program director for the Peace Corps Master’s International program in Biological Sciences at Michigan Tech. He also advises and serves on a number of PCMI student advisory committees across campus.
David Watkins is a professor of civil and environmental engineering. He has worked in eleven countries during the course of his professional career, conducting studies or training sessions in hydrology, water resources management, and sustainable development engineering.
Gary Campbell began teaching in the School of Business and Economics at Michigan Tech in 1982. He helped establish the MS in Applied Natural Resource Economics in 1983. He serves as coordinator for both the MS program and the Peace Corps Master’s International program.
John Gierke obtained degrees in civil and environmental engineering and is a licensed professional engineer. He has been a professor of geological and environmental engineering since 1990, and his expertise is primarily in groundwater resource development and protection.
John K. Gershenson
John Gershenson has been co-directing the PCMI program in Mechanical Engineering since its inception in 2009. John researches life-cycle engineering—environmentally conscious design, sustainable design, design for manufacturability, and more;