Faculty


Melinda Stone

Program Director
(415) 422-5755

Melinda Stone, PhD is an award winning filmmaker who has produced over twenty films and numerous outdoor cinematic extravaganzas.

Courses:

Comm Garden Outreach, Nature Immersion, Env Studies Cornerstone Sem, Special Topics, Capstone Practicum in Environmental Studies, Research for Advanced Undergraduates, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Media Workshop

Rachel Brand

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6543

Rachel Brand is an adjunct professor of environmental studies at USF, where she teaches the course Community Garden Outreach. Rachel is particularly...

Courses:

Comm Garden Outreach, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Comm Garden Outreach

Novella Carpenter

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5141

Novella Carpenter is the author of Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer and The Essential Urban Farmer. She attended UC Berkeley's Graduate...

Education:

UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism

Courses:

Urban Ag: Fall, Urban Agriculture: Spring, Comm Garden Outreach, Research for Advanced Undergraduates, Writing Workshop IV

Melissa Morris

Adjunct Professor

Melissa Morris is passionate about addressing food justice issues through activism and education. She studied ecological horticulture at the UC Santa...

Courses:

Research for Advanced Undergraduates

David Silver

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2304

David Silver is associate professor and director of the Environmental Studies program at the University of San Francisco. He teaches classes on urban...

Education:

PhD, American Studies, University of Maryland | BA, English, University of California, Los Angeles

Courses:

Comm Garden Outreach, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Comm Garden Outreach, Env Studies Cornerstone Sem, Special Topics, Capstone Practicum in Environmental Studies, Research for Advanced Undergraduates, Introduction to Media Studies, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Expedition USF

Seth Wachtel

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6087

Seth Wachtel is the Program Director for the Architecture & Community Design program at the University of San Francisco. He received his MArch...

Education:

MArch University of California at Berkeley

Courses:

Architecture Studio I, International Projects, Construction Innovation Lab, Engineering, Design and Testing, Directed Study/Research, Community Design Outreach