Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
ER-17: Departments Involved in Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.53 / 6.00 Dann Sklarew
Fellow of Sustainability Studies
Office of the Provost
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The total number of academic departments that conduct research:
53

The number of academic departments in which at least one faculty member engages in sustainability research:
30

A list of academic departments in which at least one faculty member engages in sustainability research:

This list was reverse engineered based on primary departmental affiliations of faculty engaging in sustainability research (http://researchfocus.gmu.edu/sustainability), credit ER-16:

Applied Information Technology
Atmospheric, Oceanic & Earth Sciences
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Climate Dynamics
Communication
Computational and Data Sciences
Computer Science
Economics
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Environmental Science & Policy
Finance
Geography & Geoinformation Science
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Information & Software Engineering
Krasnow Institute
School of Law
Mathematics
New Century College
Philosophy
Physics & Astronomy
Psychology
Public & International Affairs
Public Policy
Sociology & Anthropology
School of Recreation, Health & Tourism
Statistics
Systems Engineering & Operations Research

Dr. Thomas Ashcraft in Art and Visual Technology was not included on the list at above URL, but has done research on sustainable studio space.


The website URL where the sustainability research inventory that includes the departments engaged in sustainability research is posted:
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A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the departments engaged in sustainability research:
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Total academic departments conducting research (53) is same # as in ER-8, but could be an over-estimate (especially if non-research scholarship, by performing artists, for instance, is not included).

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