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Robert Brinkmann

Vice Provost for Scholarship and Research, and Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability


Degrees

PHD, 1989, Univ Wisconsin; MS, 1986, Univ Wisconsin; BS, 1983, Univ Wisc Oshkosh


Bio

Robert Brinkmann is the Vice Provost for Research and Engagement and Associate Dean of the Graduate School. He holds a Geology BS and MS, and a Ph.D. in Geography.

Brinkmann has an extensive research background in geology, geography, and environmental science and policy that resulted in dozens of articles and several books. His most recent book, Introduction to Sustainability published by John Wiley and Sons, is the first significant textbook in the field. His book, Sinkholes of Florida, published by the University of Florida Press, dives into the world of karst science and policy in one of the most active geologic regions in the world.

Brinkmann is the founder of Hofstra’s Sustainability program and is passionate about the environment and research. He is active with a number of organizations. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, the Editor of the Journal of Suburban Sustainability, was the President of the Florida Society of Geographers, and is the Chair of the Board of the National Cave and Karst Research Institute.

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Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
SBLY 001 (IS) OUR SUSTAINABLE WORLD Undergraduate
SBLY 100 HONORS ESSAY Undergraduate
SBLY 110 SUSTAINABILITY STUDIO Undergraduate
SBLY 151 READINGS IN SUSTAINABILITY STU Undergraduate
SBLY 301 SUSTAINABILITY THESIS Graduate
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