Nathan Rowley earned his PhD from the Department of Geography at the Pennsylvania State University in 2015. He has been at the Department of Environment and Sustainability since his arrival at Ohio Wesleyan University in fall of 2014. His works focuses on the physical aspects of our planet with specific emphasis on using satellite imagery to understand interactions between ice sheets and the atmosphere. More broadly Dr. Rowley works on aspects related to global climate change and the anthropogenic processes that drive them, such as land use land cover change.
Through several travel learning courses, he has taken students to Costa Rica to observe environmental changes and compare environmental response in the tropics to those responses in the mid-latitudes (Delaware, Ohio). His courses integrate the social and natural aspects of environmental change and he aims to motivate students to take a holistic approach when tackling issues of global environmental significance.
Eva Paris-Huesca completed her doctoral dissertation at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in Hispanic language and culture and holds a Certificate in Film Studies. She started working at OWU in 2014, she was promoted and granted tenure in 2020 and is currently the director of the Film Studies Program, Director of the Study Abroad Program with Universidad de Navarra, Spain, and President of the International Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her upper level courses and research focus on contemporary Spanish literature and Spanish women´s cinema. Of special interest to her is the study of Spanish crime fiction from the lens of historical memory, gender studies, cultural studies and feminist film theories. Dr. Paris-Huesca regularly teaches introductory and intermediate language & culture courses, including Spanish for the Professions, Artistic Expressions of the Hispanic World and Spanish in the Medical Field, as well as upper level and specialized courses.