Elizabeth P. McCann, PhD

Core Faculty and Director of Environmental Education Concentration
Department of Environmental Studies

Advisee Projects

Doctoral Dissertations

Doctoral Chair:

  • Johnson, Brian. Ph.D. 2013. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Dissertation Title: Can education improve the environment? Applying the pressure–‐state–‐response indicator framework to environmental education program outcomes.
  • Richardson, Anne. Ph.D. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Dissertation Title: Explainers’ development of science-learner identities through participation in a community of practice.
  • Booker, Hilary. Ph.D. Candidate. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Dissertation Title: An interpretive performance ethnography of decolonizing food practices in The Bahamas.

Doctoral Committee Member:

  • Stanley, Emily. Ph.D. 2010. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Dissertation Title: Monkey brains and monkey bars: An ecological approach to the values of school recess.
  • Werikhe, Sam. Ph.D. Candidate. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Dissertation Title: Exploring Young People’s Knowledge, Attitudes and Self-Efficacy towards mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei) around Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda.

Master’s Projects & Theses:

  • Alsen, Karen. M.S. 2014. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Self-Guided Curriculum.
  • Baker, Kim and Stuart, Caity. M.S. 2014. Collaborative Service Initiative Master’s Project Title: Measuring the Readiness and Capacity for the Integration of Sustainability at Anderson University, a Program Evaluation.
  • Jaffe, Sam. M.S. 2014. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Caterpillar: Photographs and Essays by a Caterpillar Obsessed New England Naturalist.
  • Marbarger, Erin and Morgan, Nat. M.S. 2014. Collaborative Service Initiative Master’s Project Title: Phenology in the wild schoolyard: Amphibian, tree, and pollinator-based curricula through the seasons.
  • Raiford, Jaqueline. M.S. 2014. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Thesis Title: Bringing urban green spaces into the limelight: How accessibility, amenities, and connectivity serve park visitors.
  • Tyler Rinne, Maisie. M.S. 2013. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Building Resilient Communities through Food Systems Education in Local Cafes.
  • Post, Kari. M.S. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Building connections to the environment through photography: A resource for educators.
  • Smyrl, Molly. M.S. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Crow’s Nest Preserve teen program: A needs assessment.
  • Tan, Lulu. M.S. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: A program plan for establishing the US-China environmental education partnership initiative.
  • Weiland, Elizabeth. M.S. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Community garden connections education manual.
  • Yang, Jinlan. M.S. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: The beauty of water: A curriculum for elementary schools in Lijiang, China.
  • Stilts, Annie, Harris, Anna and Kassner, Alyssa. M.S. 2012. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Collaborative Service Initiative Master’s Project Title: Final report: University of Kentucky curriculum for introduction to environmental education.
  • Fairchild, Margaret. M.S. 2009. Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England. Project Title: Food system sustainability in the Monadnock Region: What role could Antioch University New England play?
  • Grossman, Ilene. M.S. 1998. College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Thesis Title: The Wisconsin supplement to national Project WET: A water resources guide for educators.