CSE Staff

Neil Leary
Director, Center for Sustainability Education
learyn@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717.245.1954
Office: Kaufman Hall 195

Neil Leary came to Dickinson in 2008 as the founding director of the Center for Sustainability Education. He has researched climate change vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation for 20 years and led international climate change projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas. He is a member of the editorial board of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has participated in the scientific assessments of the IPCC since the 1990s, and was a leader of the IPCC's 2001 report on climate change impacts. Before joining Dickinson, Neil was Senior Scientist at the Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START), Senior Economist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and, long ago, Troubleshooter at Merri-Grove Food Coop. Neil received a Ph.D. in natural resource economics from the University of Washington in 1988 and a B.A. from Macalester College in 1980.

Lindsey Lyons
Assistant Director, Center for Sustainability Education
lyonsli@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717.245.1117
Office: Kaufman Hall 194

Before coming to Dickinson College in 2011, Lindsey Lyons developed natural resource and sustainability initiatives in higher education for Oregon State University and Wilson College, Pennsylvania. After completing her B.S. in biology from Lynchburg College and a M.S. in environmental education from Southern Oregon University, Lindsey served as a professor of environmental studies at Wilson College and as director of various non-profit education and conservation organizations. Her graduate research focused on the reproductive biology and management of the endangered Devil's Hole pupfish, a model in desert fish conservation. As a certified K-12 teacher, outdoor school creator, former community extension agent for Oregon State University and experiential education advocate, Lindsey understands that education is key to a sustainable future.

Tyce Herrman
Projects Coordinator, Center for Sustainability Education
herrmant@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717.254.8199
Office: Kaufman Hall 191

Tyce Herrman comes to Dickinson College after completing his B.S. in Environmental Science and his B.A. in Philosophy at Stetson University in 2012. There he helped found Stetson's bike-share program and bicycle repair and education center.

Kathleen Banski
Administrative Assistant, Center for Sustainability Education
banskik@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717.245.1781
Office: Kaufman Hall 190

Kathleen Banski's professional experiences reflect her passion for education and the environment.  In addition to her assistance to projects and programs of the Center for Sustainability Education, Kathleen supports Dickinson's LUCE Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE).  Before coming to Dickinson, Kathleen directed the activities of the Governor's PA Chesapeake Bay Program and Nonpoint Source Pollution Education Offices.  Kathleen has served on numerous state and non-profit conservation boards and has worked extensively with the PA Department of Education's Office of Environment and Ecology. Kathleen is PA certified in the areas of elementary and special education and has an MED from the Pennsylvania State University in Agricultural and Extension Education.