Meet Eric Kocher
Eric Kocher, assistant professor of environmental studies, holds degrees from the University of Houston and SUNY Binghamton. His writing, which explores domestic encounters with planetary forces, has appeared in national publications such as A Public Space, Best New Poets, and Boston Review, among others. In the classroom, he works to help students understand how the treatment of environmental ideas in literature, art, film, and digital media shapes our treatment of the environments in which we live. When he’s not teaching, you can find him running in the woods, playing guitar, or on an adventure with his family.
Meet Paul Walkup ’16
Paul Walkup, a double major in environmental studies and biology, is a life scientist with the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Region 5, Chicago, Illinois. He took the job after receiving master’s degrees in public affairs and environmental science from Indiana University Bloomington’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, which involves serving as a non-point source specialist providing technical consultation regarding non-point source water pollution to the state of Wisconsin, several tribal nations and other Region 5 states.