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Maggie Bourque

Maggie Bourque, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Associate Lecturer

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

(307) 766-5089  |  |  CV  |  Kendall House, Rm 105



MS Natural Science (Education) and Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming

Thesis: "Adapting Complexity: Organizational Learning through institutional ethnography in Interdisciplinary Education Programs"

Graduate Program of Teton Science Schools: Place-based Education and Field Ecology

Certificate in Shakespeare and Modern Drama (performance), British American Drama Academy, London, England

BA Philosophy and Theatre Arts, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Background and expertise

As Academic Programs Coordinator and Lecturer in the Haub School, Maggie teaches courses, serves as academic and career advisor for undergraduate students, coordinates programmatic and curricular design and assessment, oversees field course development, and supports students and faculty in innovative interdisciplinary teaching and learning.

Maggie's professional and academic work is grounded in interdisciplinary education and place studies, blending cultural geography, philosophy, place-based pedagogy, and environmental studies. Before joining the Academic Programs of the Haub School, she held positions with L.A. Theatre Works, Friends of Ballona Wetlands, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and Teton Science Schools, among others. Maggie takes a creative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative approach to understanding complex relationships among people and place.


  • ENR 1101, First Year Seminar: Thinking Like a Mountain

  • ENR 2000, Environment and Society

  • HP 3151, Art & Environment

  • ENR 4970, Internship in ENR

  • ESS 4970, Internship in ESS

  • ENR 4890, NOLS Environmental Ethics

  • NASC/EE 4800, Energy Policies and Impacts

Service, research, and professional affiliations

  • Advisory Board Member, UW Social Justice Research Center

  • Steering Committee Member, UW SciArt Symposium

  • Collaborator, UW Art Museum Teaching Gallery

  • Faculty Reviewer, UW First-Year Seminar Assessment Committee

  • Member, UW Advising Rapid Response Initiative

  • Senior Thesis Advisor, University Honors Program

  • Researcher, Collaborative Event Ethnography: UN Convention on Biological Diversity

  • Member, Association of Environmental Studies & Sciences

  • Member, North American Association for Environmental Education

  • Wilderness First Responder (WMI/NOLS)

Selected publications and accomplishments

Corson, C; Gruby, R.; Witter, R.; Hagerman, S.; Suarez, D.C.; Greenberg, S.; Bourque, M.; Gray, N.; Campbell, L.M. (2014). Everyone’s Solution? Defining and Redefining Protected Areas in the Convention on Biological Diversity. Conservation and Society 12: 2, pp. 190-202.

Hagerman, S.; Witter, R.; Corson, C.; Suarez, D.C.; Maclin, E.M.; Bourque, M.; Campbell, L. (2012). On the Coattails of Climate? Opportunities and Threats of a Warming Earth for Biodiversity Conservation. Global Environmental Change 22, 724-735.

Witter, R.; Suiseeya, K.M.; Gruby, R.; Hitchner, S.; Maclin, E.; Bourque, M.; Brosius, P.J. (2015) Moments of influence in global environmental governance. Environmental Politics Vol. 24: 6, pp. 894-912.

Bourque, M. (2012). L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collection. Document Project.“Experience of Place.” Alexander Street Press.

Bourque, M. (2012). L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collection. Document Project. “The Social Sciences.” Alexander Street Press.

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